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

Is a Lino Print even Proper Original Art?

Is a Lino Print even Proper Original Art? “Yes, of course a Lino Print is Proper Art!” You somehow knew I’d say that, didn’t you? But Meg, it’s just a print. Isn’t it? A limited edition lino print is not … Continue reading