Enduring Joy of The Joy Tree

Tomorrow (Thursday) is THE final day to pull your hammock up under The Joy Tree! I understand this time of year is extremely challenging: Christmas is looming, kids are finishing school and we all want to tighten our belt in anticipation of that January credit card statement! Earlier in the week, I made an offerContinue reading “Enduring Joy of The Joy Tree”

Collage Play Workshop

It’s been a while in the making, so I’m very pleased to launch my new workshop experience…. Collage Play is a mixed media workshop for absolute beginners. On the surface? It’s about creating a pretty piece of art for your wall. But really? It’s about expressing yourself, playing with lots of different media and learningContinue reading “Collage Play Workshop”

Fortune Favours the Brave

Happy Winter Folks! And while the weather is cooling down outside, inside at Studio GiSt, things are hotting up and gaining momentum. Last Friday night I attended the opening of Art & Design Precinct’s Fortune 500 group exhibition, because…..they selected 4 (yes, FOUR) of my artworks for their walls. See all the pretty pictures here:Continue reading “Fortune Favours the Brave”

Free Technique Vid for Youuu

Happy New Week! This month I set myself a target to share one new technique with you. I am now happy….nay, THRILLED, to offer for your viewing — “PURPOSE”. {Which, coincidentally is my ONE LITTLE WORD for 2013} Here is the direct link to Vimeo http://vimeo.com/giovannascott/purpose As with all “The GiSt of It” videos, youContinue reading “Free Technique Vid for Youuu”

Introducing….The GiSt of It

With much excitement, I give you my little Vimeo Channel…..THE GIST OF IT. In line with what you, my loyal followers, have always wanted, I’ve put all my “watch me work” videos in one area so you can find all the freebies easily! Here is the latest creation, the Art Journal page I challenged myself toContinue reading “Introducing….The GiSt of It”

Mixed Media Canvas Kits for sale

Hi all! I have surplus kits of my popular INSIGHT canvas workshop at the Papercrafts Fesival in February. You get the same kit as the workshop attendees (including the jelly beans) plus a set of instructions (sent as an email attachment once payment is received). Details ~ 1 x 20x25cm regular canvas ~Jo Sonja’s Clear CollectionContinue reading “Mixed Media Canvas Kits for sale”