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While I haven't been blogging as much in the past year, you can always check out my most recent work on my Instagram @chelsealawrickart. See you there!


Studio Staycation

I took this past week off work and had myself a staycation. I've really been enjoying getting my hands dirty at the pottery studio lately, so I figured this would be a great time to take a week and really get my hands dirty. Every day. I was recently reflecting on my time in university.… Continue reading Studio Staycation

I’m in the Club!

Turn off your 50 Cent - it's not that kind of club. It's way better. While I was in university for art, I primarily worked on print making and painting. I had taken one ceramics class and the teacher gave me good marks and described my work as "folk-ish" - I couldn't decide if this was… Continue reading I’m in the Club!


An untitled doe

Why is naming paintings so difficult? I love writing, I love painting, but when it comes to combining the two, it's just not a thing I'm interested in. I'm one of those people who ends up writing "untitled" on everything. Some people have a knack for naming paintings. I am just not one of those… Continue reading An untitled doe


Anonymous Art Show 2016

Well, it's that time again. When the leaves start falling it's a reminder that it's time to start working on my submissions to the Anonymous Art Show at the CityScape Community Art Space in North Van.  I love this annual art show. It's a great opportunity to create something new and be a part of something -… Continue reading Anonymous Art Show 2016


Life Drawing

I'll never forget how awkward I felt when I was 18 and suddenly there was a person without any clothes on right in front of me and I had to pretend it felt normal and remind myself not to giggle as I settled in for three hours of drawing. After the first half hour and a… Continue reading Life Drawing



I'm finally wrapping up a painting I've been working on for some time now. I enjoy seeing process photos from artists so I thought I'd share some of my own.  This big guy is done with acrylic on 24" x 30" canvas. The first layer is always exciting as you get your first glimpse as… Continue reading Rhino