Monochrome Series :: in progress

If you haven’t already figured, 2018 is an experimental and exploratory year. Creating in new ways with new media and tools has been exciting and has produced some crackers! Some years ago I saw a demo using a black watercolour pencil and only white and clear gesso to produce a fabulous monochromatic piece with soContinue reading “Monochrome Series :: in progress”

100 Days of Something

There are a few things that keep me motivated and inspire new artwork. One of them is dipping occasionally into LONG TERM PROJECTS. The latest is the hashtag movement 100 DAY PROJECT spearheaded by Elle Luna and Co (read about its origins HERE). While I began with collage in mind, it slowly very quickly morphed intoContinue reading “100 Days of Something”

Pastel un-Princess

As it happens, I’m sitting here with my new spectacles, brand new rolls of blue painter’s masking tape, new pastel paper (Italian, of course) and asking “How the hell did I get here?” One day I was elbow deep into acrylics and all the delicious mediums, the next I’m SITTING down and working on paper,Continue reading “Pastel un-Princess”

February Reflections

When I thought of the February Quickie Project toward the end of January, it was really a way to kick-start my creative process, experiment with combining supplies, and get some work out there. Never, did I imagine it would go as well as it did – kicked a few creative goals there! So, in keepingContinue reading “February Reflections”

Feb Fast – Yes/No

Are you doing something for Feb Fast? I’m not one for denying myself much at all so I end up having a constant battle between both the pleasure-seeking and focused- discipline sides of my personality. This year, however, I thought February would be my month of ACTION and DOING, hence the February Quickie Project: aContinue reading “Feb Fast – Yes/No”

Progress Shots – “All Things are Possible”

I thought I’d share some progress shots of my latest piece in the February Quickie Project “All Things are Possible”.   I post these to Instagram every day (or so, sometimes I just can’t due to family commitments) and a few are snapped up almost instantly. I love when something I do makes a connectionContinue reading “Progress Shots – “All Things are Possible””