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

The second 5 pictures of the 100 Pictures Project

Goodness, I’m nearly up to picture 15 of my 100 Pictures Project, so let’s gather up pictures 6 to 10, right here, right now … :) Click the composite image below to check out the full version of all the … Continue reading

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