Pictures 57 and 58 in my 100 Pictures Project: a land-lettered quote and a cat lino print

Classics today on our 100 Pictures Project journey – an uplifting quote from a monk hand-lettered by me, and a lino print of a black cat with a twinkling eye … Picture 57: David Steindl Rast quote, hand-lettered The root … Continue reading

Picture 56 in my 100 Pictures Project: Hafiz quote

“Your heart and my heart are very, very old friends” ~ Hafiz Does that quote just warm your heart right in the cosy centre? Me too… This hand-lettered and decorated quote is number 56 my #100PicturesProject! Finished last year (when … Continue reading

Bold Living 61: Time Lapse Drawing Video “… a time to refrain…”

Warm greetings to you, bold soul! Here’s a 27-second time lapse video of me illustrating a lyric line, after hearing the song Turn! Turn! Turn! on the radio recently. These lyrics were written well before they were put to music in … Continue reading

Pictures 54 and 55 in my 100 Pictures Project – Vase and Corella Feather on Sue’s Shawl, and a kitty drawing

I finished these pictures – numbers 54 and 55 – in the middle of 2019 [an eternity ago!] and am currently painting a commissioned Custom Cat kitty which is picture number 75. Let’s use this in-betweeny, where-are-we-headed, and do-we-want-to-go-back-even time … Continue reading

Pictures 52 and 53 in my 100 Pictures Project – Pears and Precious Pears

Hey beauties! The world has changed since I drafted this post! Some things are the same, and some are different… Some things are the same Here ^^^ are the next pics to introduce in my #100PicturesProject… At left a snippet … Continue reading

Picture 51 in my 100 Pictures Project – Gracious (Rose of Sharon)

Creating this picture, “Gracious”, was a race against time, like when I did Rapidly Ripening Figs and Nectarines, the first picture in this project. My neighbour gifted me this short-lived flower, a type of hibiscus(?) called a Rose of Sharon. … Continue reading

Picture 50 in my 100 Pictures Project – Past and Future Poppies

When are nature and art time machines? Oh, always… Here’s a pic of a little of the magnificent blossomage of nature, this past Spring… After the flowering season passed, I converted the then dry stems and leaves into mulch, and … Continue reading

Picture 49 in my 100 Pictures Project

Dear bold soul, Much is amiss in the world and parts of Australia are on fire. I’m fortunate enough not to have been yet in a fire-affected area. There are however, neighbouring areas that need assistance, as a neighbour does from … Continue reading

Life. Death. Creativity. Remembering.

I’d like to talk about art, and creativity and missing people when they’ve died, and how their makings – and our makings – make it different …   David Bowie This musing has been triggered by strong sad-yet-appreciative feelings swelling … Continue reading

SALA Festival draws to a close

Hello Lovely! The SALA (South Australian Living Artists) Festival has wrapped up, and the exhibition-my-artwork-was-part-of has been taken down. The exhibition “Flourishing Fleurieu” was really fun – a riot of lovely art and colour! I felt most welcomed by the community … Continue reading