Work in Progress: Early Figs in Blue and White Bowl

I should probably tell you up front: This one-of-a-kind watercolour still life painting I just finished, Early Figs in a Blue and White Bowl, is sold already. An eNews bold soul got the ‘first dibs’ email and snapped it right … Continue reading

Work in Progress: First Fig

For this handcolored lino print, I’ve branched (!) out to illustrate a snippet of a friend’s story… While travelling together, a dear young friend read out the Sylvia Plath excerpt below, commenting how very much they related… Wow! What a … Continue reading

Work in Progress: Cuss Like Sailors. Hug Like Angels

One of my favourite pieces of art I’ve made lately has: wings, a prosthetic foot, an eye patch, ‘swear’ words, best friends and fabulous hair. What’s not to love? :D It’s like a lino print take on a photographic friends … Continue reading

Work in Progress: A Veritable Garden

Warning: Discussion of both art and intestines follows. Read on at your own choosing. I’ve been intrigued by our gastrointestinal systems since as a young mother I became aware of how sugar, other junk food and antibiotics were affecting my … Continue reading

Work in Progress: Spring Feet

My Spring Feet lino print featured as one of the elements in my recent Happy To Be Here Exhibition graphics: “Happy to Be Here” is showing itself to be a phrase containing much appreciation, and a sense of place. Funny how … Continue reading

Work in Progress: Speak With Love

Remember in my previous Work in Progress post, I mentioned a Facebook conversation that changed my entire approach to colour schemes? Thanks to Leela Sinha, this series of 6 pieces are way more colouful and interesting than they might have … Continue reading

Work in Progress: Friends Lino Print

I’ve been thinking about friendship, diversity and community, and one morning jotted this visual idea in my notebook. (Do you do morning pages, too?) It’s three friends – based loosely and composite-ly on people I know – which later got … Continue reading

The Making of: The Shoes of Sincerity painting

Hey DearHeart, I hope this finds you Walking Your Path with patterned boots on :) *Hugs* I’ve been rearranging my studio area, aiming to create beauty and functionality – not perfection – under the guidance of Jen Hofmann and Cory … Continue reading