Exploding into 2014

On my way to sealing 2013 as “dead and buried” once and for all (yikes it was jam-packed), I decided to do something fun, scrapbooky and visual and pretty (rather than listy or wordy). Jennifer Lee has been doing her Exploding Box project for a couple of years, so joined in this time around. Man,Continue reading “Exploding into 2014”

The Secret Life of Palettes

Yesterday I painted for 2 whole, glorious hours! Uninterrupted, uninhibited and unphased. I didn’t worry about my “ideal customer” or sharing online for a group or being watched. I SIMPLY PAINTED What I will share is what was left behind. The palette leaves the story of the Artist . How each colour is used (orContinue reading “The Secret Life of Palettes”

Gelatos on a Canvas (or 4)

Grab a cuppa and note-taking material as I guide you through the process of making these 4 canvases. Aaaaand, if you decide to have a go yourself, make sure you post a link in the comments section or email me (hello AT giovannascott DOT com) and I’ll feature you in a follow-up blog post. IfContinue reading “Gelatos on a Canvas (or 4)”

Gelato brings Contentment

True story! Contentment lies in a box of Gelatos…. It took me a long time to convince myself I needed some of these delicious sticks of pigment and I’m so glad I came to my senses…finally! So I began to play Cautiously at first. Then bravely. I got a not-so-subtle hint from my Bestie thatContinue reading “Gelato brings Contentment”

On turning 45 and other Milestones

Today I turn 45. To have a birthday falling between Christmas and New Year has its obvious pitfalls but also many positives. So while everyone is reflecting on a year of goals missed, goals scored and goals to be considered, I also get to reflect on another year of living. It’s the perfect Reminder Service!Continue reading “On turning 45 and other Milestones”

Looking Like Christmas

Good morning/afternoon/evening friendly peeps. Well, today it seems Summer has arrived in Brisbane. We’re having hot, humid days and storms at night. Magic, really! Wouldn’t live anywhere else. But everyone is gearing up for Christmas holidays. Our Year 12 students have finished their final exams -ever- and have descended onto the Gold Coast for theContinue reading “Looking Like Christmas”