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”

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””

Aspire to Become

Another week into the “fulltime all the time” artist gig and the flow that comes with clarity is truly liberating. I’ve had the emotional and creative capacity to sit and create without the burden (yes, “burden”) and worry that usually accompanied my months of Job Sharing a teaching role. Removing the financial and career safety-net,Continue reading “Aspire to Become”

Art Journal Courage | Melbourne

Last weekend I flew to Melbourne to be with some amazingly creative friends and learn a few things in person from the inimitable Dina Wakley. To say it was a dream-come-true is an understatement and I possibly got a touch of “fan girl” fever meeting Dina. When I first began art journalling nearly 10 yearsContinue reading “Art Journal Courage | Melbourne”

Art Journal Warm Ups

With limited time while the boys are on holidays, I made myself work through some more exercises from Dina Wakley’s book “Art Journal Courage”. Then extending a little further and using up all the backgrounds I made with the GelliPlate. I’ve enjoyed the restricted process and am finding new ways to use different media. Oh,Continue reading “Art Journal Warm Ups”