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24 Oct, 2011

Art therapy

Posted by andrea tomkins in: Fishbowl patrons|Ottawa

After a long and stressful work week it feels pretty good to throw paint on a clean white piece of canvas.


My friend Julie invited me to attend her 40th birthday celebrations at 4Cats Arts Studio in Hintonburg (who also happens to be a Fishbowl patron). Emma and Sarah have been to a bunch of workshops and parties at 4Cats so I already knew I could expect some quality arting around time… but to summarize: it was a hoot. You can read more about it on Julie’s blog.

2 Responses to "Art therapy"

1 | coffeewithjulie

October 24th, 2011 at 11:41 am


Glad you had just as much fun as I did! :) Thanks for coming Andrea

2 | Ingredients for Life

October 25th, 2011 at 11:02 am


That sounds like a lot of fun. What a great way to celebrate. I just booked The Peach’s birthday party at 4 Cats.

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