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When was the last time you allowed yourself a day off just for you?

Where are you on your priority list? Donʼt you think you deserve to put yourself first?

Are you ready to take some time out for yourself?

Destress with us...

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"It's Just Paint" Art Classes

Create your painting escape today. This is your time to play, laugh, relax, let go, create, and rejuvenate with our all levels art classes.

Paint, Paddle & Picnic

Let's plan your day-cation! Explore the natural tranquility of NW Ontario and uncover your creativity. Enjoy a relaxing fun filled day, combining paint strokes and paddle strokes and along with a scrumptious lunch.

Kayak & Stand Up Paddle Board Rentals

Whether you want to paddle for an hour, day or even two we offer rentals of kayaks and stand up paddle boards.

Ready to take some time for yourself?

From Our Customers

Last summer 6 of us drive out to Blueberry Broad Diversion's cabin set up for a paint and paddle day.  It was amazing!  I had never been on a kayak or paddle board and learned to do both in one day!  We all came home with a painting done as well.  I am an artist and I was with some newbies.  We all were at different levels and all were happy with our paintings.  It was a fabulous day excursion and we all plan to return this year!  Absolutely a 5 star experience.

-- Brenda

You do a wonderful job of teaching. Totally enjoy all your classes. You always pay close attention to detail and help us see some things we don't see for ourselves. My paintings at home never turn out as good as the paintings you help me with.

-- Fran

Helen's classes are a perfect escape from my hectic life!  I prefer the acrylic classes and have made signs for myself and as gifts, and even took a damaged TV table and made it beautiful using Helen's materials and expertise.  Helen makes all of her guests feel like artists and truly brings out the creativity we all possess.

I have taken one paddleboard session and loved it.  I hope to be able to do more of that in the future.

-- Andrea

I took one of your water colour classes and enjoyed it very much. I enjoyed the laid back atmosphere and no pressure to produce a perfect piece. You were very supportive and encouraging.

-- Mary

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Christmas Gifts for the Grandkids

January 2, 2021

I wanted to share an art project dear to my heart. This Christmas was different but I wanted to make a few things memorable for the Grandkids this year. I was pleased that I finished them all in time. I wanted to create a sort of caricature of each grandchild … Read more

Christmas Cheer

December 30, 2020

I would like to tell you the story about how I decided to bring a little Christmas Cheer to the Residents at Princess Court on Christmas Day 2020.  For those that didn’t know, prior to the Pandemic, I was volunteering at Princess Court in Dryden, ON.  I was going in … Read more

It’s the 5th Anniversary for my Studio

December 1, 2020

It’s been 5 years since I opened the doors to my beautiful Art Studio.  The time has flown by and yet it feels like yesterday.  I won’t be Celebrating with an Open House this year, but I will still be Celebrating.  I am planning on a full day in my … Read more

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It’s the 5th Anniversary for my Studio

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