Picture 50 in my 100 Pictures Project – Past and Future Poppies

When are nature and art time machines? Oh, always… Here’s a pic of a little of the magnificent blossomage of nature, this past Spring… After the flowering season passed, I converted the then dry stems and leaves into mulch, and … Continue reading

Picture 49 in my 100 Pictures Project

Dear bold soul, Much is amiss in the world and parts of Australia are on fire. I’m fortunate enough not to have been yet in a fire-affected area. There are however, neighbouring areas that need assistance, as a neighbour does from … Continue reading

Life. Death. Creativity. Remembering.

I’d like to talk about art, and creativity and missing people when they’ve died, and how their makings – and our makings – make it different …   David Bowie This musing has been triggered by strong sad-yet-appreciative feelings swelling … Continue reading

SALA Festival draws to a close

Hello Lovely! The SALA (South Australian Living Artists) Festival has wrapped up, and the exhibition-my-artwork-was-part-of has been taken down. The exhibition “Flourishing Fleurieu” was really fun – a riot of lovely art and colour! I felt most welcomed by the community … Continue reading

Bold Art Calendars 2020 – and what’s the Dutch connection with Birthday Calendars?

The bold art calendars for this year are here! You’ve already heard if you’re on my mailing list (if not, get on that)! The early bird time frame has come and gone, and early bird individuals and stockists are receiving … Continue reading

Winter in Adelaide 2019

Hi there, beauty face! Time for a little catch up? Here’s what’s just happened and what’s about to happen :) Artist Demonstration I did a still life demonstration at the Adelaide Art Society a couple of weeks ago. Chris Braham … Continue reading

Pictures 39-48 of my 100 Pictures Project

Wow! It’s December! How’s your 2018 been so far, dear heart? [It aint over ’til it’s over, right?] I’m half way through my 100 Pictures Project and this is the latest gather up! Click this to see the finished pictures in … Continue reading

Pictures 33 to 38 of my 100 Pictures Project

Hello Lovely Face and welcome to my 522nd blog post! [That seems a big number! We got here one blog post at a time!] After a couple of months working on calendars-calendars-calendars, I’m amazed any pictures got created at all towards … Continue reading

7 Reasons I adore Artwork on Paper!

I love*love*love artwork on paper! Here’s why … 7 Reasons I adore artwork on paper, ‘specially watercolours The sheer variety of possible artworks on paper. In my own work, I do watercolours and lino prints. In my down time I … Continue reading