Photo by Alicia JB McKenzie

#yycLCL June 2017

Multidisciplinary artist Alicia JB McKenzie shared this stunning shot of Calgary’s Stride Gallery where she is currently interning as its Cultural Equity Liaison.

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Photo by Michelena Bamford

#yycLCL May 2017

Michelena Bamford shared this fun, collaborative, and messy photo—an example of just one of the ways she lives a creative life.

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A beautiful photo colour charts

#yycLCL March 2017

Graphic designer Barb Sotiropoulos creates beautiful colour charts to help eliminate the guess work when using her preferred medium—coloured pencil.

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A photo of children creating in a studio

#yycLCL February 2017

After school playdates occasionally happen in Desere Pressey’s studio allowing her children a chance to splatter, pour, and play while she works.

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#yycLCL December 2016

#yycLCL December 2016

Watercolour artist Brittney Tough gets a snapshot of her morning workout—an hour of painting before she gets her day started with her job at Studio C.

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My next painting is all sketched out and I have the colour palette in my “Mind Palace”. The canvas is gesso’d, and here we have the underpainting and my grid. My reference sketch is also gridded. Next step: using the grid, I’ll use watercolour pencils to copy my sketch onto the canvas. Believe it or not, the orange-yellow part will be my sky, the purple will be my yellow flax field, and the violet in green the foreground will be green grass and a tree. ...

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