This picture was taken by a friend at the reception of my 'Fashion Plates' exhibition, which also happened to be the day the provincial government shut down public access to art galleries at the beginning of the pandemic. It was also my final exhibition of large paintings because of the pain in my shoulders. It's strange to see it now, but also heart-warming to remember this turning point in my career. I love working on the smaller portraits that I do now, and though I still have a love for spray paint and stencils, I am enjoying the watercolour portraits I've been working on this year. Plus, watercolour has been another great turning point as I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the travel journals and teacup paintings I've been creating in my sketchbooks. Sometimes the things that seem hard or difficult can be so rewarding in the end.