Ideas & Inspiration

My 2023 Self-Portrait

My 2023 Self-Portrait

Of all my paintings, of all my beautiful skies and pretty brushstrokes, why on earth is this my 2023 self-portrait? Because this oddball is the innermost me.

My 2023 Self-Portrait

Of all my paintings, of all my beautiful skies and pretty brushstrokes, why on earth is this my 2023 self-portrait? Because this oddball is the innermost me.

art studio of canadian artist susannah bleasby

Looking back on 2023

In the spirit of gleefully kicking 2023 to the curb, and yet still thankful for the time, the love, the lessons and the laughs, let’s have a fun look back...

Looking back on 2023

In the spirit of gleefully kicking 2023 to the curb, and yet still thankful for the time, the love, the lessons and the laughs, let’s have a fun look back...

red acrylic underpainting header

Overpainting the Overpainted Underpainting

Red can be a great foundation underpainting layer on a canvas, but it's is also an eraser that covers and adjusts paintings that don't go as planned.

Overpainting the Overpainted Underpainting

Red can be a great foundation underpainting layer on a canvas, but it's is also an eraser that covers and adjusts paintings that don't go as planned.

Orange you glad ...

Orange you glad ...

When I was 15 and, in my brief, "too cool for school" phase I bought an orange T-shirt with the words "Look at me Dammit" written across the front. To...

Orange you glad ...

When I was 15 and, in my brief, "too cool for school" phase I bought an orange T-shirt with the words "Look at me Dammit" written across the front. To...

contemporary abstract landscape paintings

New Originals!

New "Imagined Landscapes" It's the most colourful time of the year at the studio and my space is full to bursting with fresh paintings of abstract landscapes ready to go, ready...

New Originals!

New "Imagined Landscapes" It's the most colourful time of the year at the studio and my space is full to bursting with fresh paintings of abstract landscapes ready to go, ready...

blush pink abstract sky painting wall art print

'Stilling'

'Stilling' is a gentle reminder of moments where the universe asks us to pause, breathe, and immerse ourselves in the beauty that surrounds us.

'Stilling'

'Stilling' is a gentle reminder of moments where the universe asks us to pause, breathe, and immerse ourselves in the beauty that surrounds us.