Why I love printed calendars

Why do I have a place in my heart for a printed art calendar in this era of electronic scheduling? I’ve been producing my bold art calendars for 5 years now. All the time, I’m learning what people like about them, … 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: 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: 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: 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 Cat and Cushion linoprint

Dearest Bold Soul, I hope this finds you sparkling and/or chortling. I am so grateful Spring has sprung … loving the warmth of the sun on my skin and the happy light! Check out my new website ‘look’ with the … Continue reading