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”

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”

Market Fever

Hi again folks, It’s that time of year again!   I had such a wonderful time last year, that I decided to pop up shop with some new items. Bracelets! 10 unique designs, 2 finishes (polished silver and antique finish), glass domes (not acrylic) to give a beautiful clear image. $35 each.   Necklaces! LoadsContinue reading “Market Fever”

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”

Sweet Angels of ……

I was going to say “Mercy” but then thought…. These sweet Angels can be anything you want them to be!!! They are a labour of Love and Patience and I have enjoyed giving them as gifts for friends and family. These girls all have wonderful handmade imperfections and I wouldn’t want it any other way.Continue reading “Sweet Angels of ……”

The Great in All Things

I wish I was one of those Artists who can simply respond to their Muse/Calling/Mojo when it strikes. Trying to negotiate a family during school holidays, all the while acknowledging but not responding to that call, is mighty difficult and a tiny bit cruel. I tried to satisfy myself with practicing my drawing skills, dippingContinue reading “The Great in All Things”