The Beginning

Welcome to Daphne Mennell’s Blog page Today is my very first Blog entry, and already I have writers block! Well, I have decided not to take myself so seriously so I hope you don’t either! When I tripped and broke my right arm on January 1st this year, it was forced upon me that this year was not going to start off the way I had planned! Now to fill you in a bit about me, I am the sort of person who tries to [...]

2017-02-11T00:37:54+00:00 March 20th, 2016|"Off the Easel" - Blog|4 Comments

The Chilkoot Trail

March - May 2018 “The Chilkoot Trail” Yukon Arts Centre - oil paintings and sketches by Daphne Mennell In the summer of 2014 I had the great pleasure and honour of being chosen for artist-in-residence on the Chilkoot trail. There I did a number of plein air acrylic sketches, pencil sketches, and approximately 1,000 support photos were taken by friend and “sherpa” Louis Schilder of the entire trail. (Louis and Lee, my husband, helped carry some of my gear as [...]

2017-02-11T00:37:54+00:00 March 20th, 2016|Exhibitions, Upcoming Events|Comments Off on The Chilkoot Trail

Watercolour Landscape Workshop

Sunday, April 24 2016 - Watercolour Landscape Workshop Swan Haven, 2:00 – 5:00 pm (drop in) “Would you like to try painting landscapes? Local artist Daphne Mennell will be on hand to share tips with aspiring artists. Materials provided. No experience required.” (from Wildlife Viewing advertising brochure) This is a very informal gathering of whoever comes, to have a little fun playing with watercolours. We paint on watercolour cards so that you have something to take home with you at [...]

2016-03-21T01:05:19+00:00 March 20th, 2016|Upcoming Events, Workshops|Comments Off on Watercolour Landscape Workshop