I love, love, LOVE tulips – their gorgeous array of colours, the lushness of their leaves, the perfect shape of the flowers, the straightness of the stalks. But what I love the most is the way they move as the days progress. They go from being a collection of similar beauty to...Read More
Ahhh laundry. It’s one of those subjects that always attracts me. At the restaurant El Rincon, they had finished working for the day and all the aprons and drying cloths had been washed and hung to dry, ready for the next day. The pattern of dark and light, the colours of deep...Read More
“Art is much less important than life but what a poor life without it!” ~ Robert Motherwell
I love what I do and I love helping others experience their own joy creating art. I have been teaching, both drawing and pastels, for about 15 years.
Gail Sibley was born to artistic parents, and brought up in Kingston, Jamaica. These years in the Caribbean undoubtedly has influenced her palette while the encouragement and support of her parents influenced the direction Gail was to take towards the arts.
Thanks for stopping by to see what’s new! Here you will find my most recent work, musings on art, a bit of art history, my inspiration for painting, tidbits about my art life in Victoria, Canada, La Manzanilla, Mexico and places in between.
If you are looking for more detailed focus on pastels and how to use them, please visit my howtopastel website by clicking here.
” Gail, I always look forward to your posts. So informative, inspiring and uplifting. Much appreciated.”
~ Jeff L, Santa Maria, California