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

Work in Progress: Sunny Afternoon watercolour painting

Hello lovely! I’m glad you’re here! I hope you’re having a great week and month so far. May has thankfully brought rain to my area and turned the hills green. Dozens of nasturtium seeds waiting below the surface have sprouted … Continue reading

Work in Progress: Hazel’s Chai and Paisley

Welcome! I’m glad you’re here, and glad to be back, too – I’ve missed the relaxedness of typing on a full size keyboard! #technoluxury … Let’s talk about art and cups of tea :) Here are some work in progress … Continue reading

Live Bold List 50: 6 Reasons I make lino prints of Bold Women

Wow, 50 Live Bold Lists – how exciting! This is seriously a testament to keeping at it one blog post at a time! For this one, I tried to figure out why when I create ‘people pictures’ I steer towards … Continue reading

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