Footprints in the Sand

A lady approached me to create one of my 20by20 canvases, using warm colours and the popular “Footprints in the Sand” story as inspiration. (Go HERE for a full account.) While I prefer to work without boundaries, I really do love to step inside a customer’s heart and soul and bring that intention to life.Continue reading “Footprints in the Sand”

Bad Mother = Good Artist

So my delightful son Rainer (who is severely Autistic and who manages to just hurt me enough so people don’t raise eyebrows LOL) took offense to my discipline methods yesterday (yes, it was yesterday – Wednesday). His regular afternoon support worker couldn’t work yesterday, so it was just me and him for a couple ofContinue reading “Bad Mother = Good Artist”

Well, What Can I Tell You?

There has been much hatching of plans and big biz dreaming happening of late. The constant pull of ideas, matching wits with domestic responsibility makes for interesting spurts of energy in the studio. I made a promise to myself a while ago that I would work in multiples, I would create for me and IContinue reading “Well, What Can I Tell You?”

Artified Tags

On a wet, slightly chilly, evening I put these tags together. I used the Artified Mixed Media kit which is something that, quite frankly, just keeps on giving! After making these 2 little cuties, I’m looking in the bag and there’s heaps more left. And so, I have yet 2 more projects to share afterContinue reading “Artified Tags”

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”