Art is Percolating!!

Welcome to another regularly irregular blog post from Yours Truly *wink* Hope this update finds you in a good head space because I have some fabulous news to share. Last year a group of local artists got together and came up with the craaaazy idea of staging a group exhibition. Monthly meetings about the groupContinue reading “Art is Percolating!!”

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”

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”

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”

It’s All About The Hair (& a giveaway)

I confess to being a bit of a Diva when it comes to my own hair. It needs to be cut in a certain manner, it needs to be blow-dried in a certain manner, the products I choose are carefully vetted, even the brushes are considered with surgeon-like precision. So it’s no surprise that whenContinue reading “It’s All About The Hair (& a giveaway)”