I want to come to your drawing and painting lessons … but first, can I ask you something?

What do you want to ask, dear bold soul? I’ve replied to a few questions privately, and here are some other questions answered by students, quoted with permission. What if I can’t draw? A student from Block 1 this year … Continue reading

Let’s visit Mockingbird Lounge

Mockingbird Lounge is a second hand book shop and more! Did you know? My SALA (South Australian Living Artists) Festival 2020 exhibition of still life paintings, *Plenty 20* is at a wonderful book shop and café in Glenelg South called Mockingbird … Continue reading

Picture 59 in my 100 Pictures Project: a hand-lettered quote of optimism

Greetings from early July, 2020! A significant part of Australia is back in lockdown, while other parts, mine included, are getting to stretch our wings a little again. Gotta keep up physical distancing and hand-washing though. (And then moisturising hands … 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

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

Work in Progress: Pomegranate

Gorgeous gifted Autumn fruit leads to luscious still life! Mother Nature you surprising, wonderful thing! Who could have know when our permaculture garden designer – and bold art calendar stockist – Nadja from Nadja’s Garden came around bearing a large pomegranate, … 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