Pictures 21-32 of my 100 Pictures Project

How’s your May so far, dearheart? I’m kind of up to date with my 100 Pictures Project, kind of scrambling to keep the scanning, sizing, recording, showing of my art up with the actual *making* of the art! This blog … Continue reading

Work in Progress: Bottle with bottlebrush flower

A lovely neighbour gifted me a fresh, pink bottlebrush flower sprig and I found a tiny bottle to hold water for it. The light and colour captivated me and I was drawn to make a painting of the combination :) … Continue reading

Happy Fifth Bold Art Calendar Birthday!

Suddenly, I’ve been making bold art calendars for five years! Of course it’s not really sudden :) It’s taken five years of art and design, persistance and discernment. But even before that, I intermittantly made calendars for friends and family … Continue reading

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: 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

When “Something Funky in the Fridge” Helps the Planet

“Something funky in the fridge” sounds like mouldy food, doesn’t it? In this case, it’s quite the opposite … this is a groovy way to do food preserving! If we’ve met in person lately, you’ll have noticed I’m talking incessantly … Continue reading

Bold Interview 9: Julie Frahm

Today we have a delightful, colour-loving visitor! Make a cup of tea and take yourself a little time to enjoy this conversation with wonderful South Australian glass artist and lovely person, Julie Frahm – aka. Aussie Jules. 1 What lights … Continue reading