Playing around with photos of my little garden pond

November 21, 2017
After our first snow and freezing temperatures (early for November), I took these photos of my little garden pond. What remains in the pond are water lettuce, water hyacinth and some small algae type plants. Plus I threw a piece of...
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Finishing up my naturally dyed tunics

November 16, 2017
Finishing up my naturally dyed tunics. Only one more tunic to go! I have a favourite, cotton tunic which I bought on my first trip to India. It came from a fair trade shop in Jodhpur, across the street from...
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Studio snapshots

November 4, 2017
As I work, I frequently take studio snapshots, with my iPad, of my process. This includes prepping my dyes, blossoms & leaves placed on fabric prior to eco printing, step by step shibori techniques, and the result after each dye...
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Music that I love and find inspiring

October 27, 2017
MUSIC! Music is such an integral part of my creative process; one of the first things I do in the studio, as I get ready to work for the day is crank up the computer with my music. Sometimes it...
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Branding my business

October 9, 2017
Recently, I have branded my art business, which includes having a professional logo designed, one which reflects who I am as an artist. My art is intrinsically connected to who I am as a person. These days, when online marketing...
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Hand painted silk scarf

August 1, 2017
Comment: "I ordered a hand painted silk scarf from Maija and was so pleased to receive this beautiful piece of art I could wear. It was everything I thought it would be. This artist is very talented. The quality of...
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Lovely airbrushed Lotus painting and comfortable backpack

July 31, 2017
Comment: I purchased one of Maija's lovely airbrushed lotus paintings about 2 years ago. The painting hangs in my livingroom across from a picture window where it catches the sun, showing the vibrant purple, yellow, orange and red colours. More recently,...
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