From the Heart of Muskoka
An art form that captures the impressions of magical nature experiences through an original technique that resolves itself into works as individual as the fingerprint of that experience
 Reflecting intimate interactions with nature captured during childhood when those experiences were more wondrous than common

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Any part of the Earth’s surface not covered by water, and occupied by nature’s explorers, real or imagined.

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Shop by category - Land
Shop by category - Water


The liquid content of a stream, river, lake, ocean etc., and the real or imagined denizens or flora that may abide within.

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The visitors called to the dome shaped expanse extending upwards from the characteristically blue horizon.

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Shop by category - Sky

Fabulously Functional

Shop cushions, cards, rugs, clocks, shower curtains and more


Extend your nature passionate spirit into your home & work life spaces by adding your preferred pinch of “magical wild” throughout. Shop for pillows, mugs, wall clocks, iPhone,  covers  and more! Or send a gift certificate to your eclectic loving artventurer friends and family. 

Note: Items available for order online through Society6 

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If you came for tea - About the artist IF YOU CAME TO TEA

Meet Contemporary Paper Artist Col Mitchell through an image gallery assembled in response to the possibility of questions asked and stories told in casual conversation, “if you came for tea.”

Studio Processes PEEK IN THE STUDIO

Explore process videos, studio tools & materials, eco-friendly studio practices, plus sneak peaks and #studioleaks of works in progress and behind the scenes show preparation and activities.”


Engage with an eclectic mix of new work features, art show invitations, and behind the scenes artventures of studio business, news, happenings, plus the occasional giveaway or contest .”

Classes, Workshops, Retreats CLASSES . RETREATS

Immerse yourself in skill-enriching workshops, courses or retreats focused on the creation of surfaces and grounds that will lend dimension & add pizzazz to your work.”

Press | Media Kit Press | Media Kit

Leaf through snippets quoted from printed newspaper articles and publications concerning Col Mitchell’s art practice & activities, with an option to delve more fully into the linked documents.

Events Exhibits Studio Hours Calendar Calendar | Events

Save the Date for upcoming exhibits, workshops, or studio visits. Find dates, times, hours and location information for each event or for planning a studio visit.

Shipping, Terms, & Privacy Policy Shipping | Privacy

Understand our shipping, terms, and privacy policies before you buy or submit information. Contact us with any concerns or questions!

Love, Kudos, Praise & Awards Praise | Awards

Celebrate with those who share an ability to resonate on a personal level to a connection found in my work based on a deeply held appreciation of the beauty, mystery and magic in nature.

Col Mitchell Contemporary Paper ArtistHome