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”

Winter Workshop at The Scrap N Patch

13th July 2013 The Scrap N Patch Toowoomba QLD 9am and 2pm $90 for 3 hours of schmoozing   Join me in the beautiful setting of Toowoomba in Queensland’s Darling Downs for 3 hours of mixed media explorations. Geared toward both beginners and more able Creatives, I will guide you through a range of techniquesContinue reading “Winter Workshop at The Scrap N Patch”

Christmas Cards are Here

Hey Creative Peeps! I am so very pleased to offer 2 of the 3 Christmas designs via RedBubble. The first is a more traditional design. Made with some yummy papers from Echo Park, highlighted with Faber-Castel Pitt Brush Pens and sealed with a lovely matt finish. Order using the direct link HERE or click onContinue reading “Christmas Cards are Here”

Start with the Art (again)

Well, here we are at the end of Week 2 of the school term. Once again… far, so good. In addition to my normal teaching load, I do a lot of Supervisions for teachers who are absent for one reason or another. And I love it, firstly because the boys are so well behaved, andContinue reading “Start with the Art (again)”

Case in Point

Hurrah!!! The School term has begun and it’s “so far, so good (enough)” LOL. Here is my UPCYCLED pencil case I began on the holidays. Nothing is new, except for the zipper. I had no long zippers in my stash and all the clothes in the rag basket had teeny tiny ones. So all up,Continue reading “Case in Point”

Skirting the Issues

It’s been a very busy, tumultuous week in The Life of GiSt. There has been a death in the family, an opportunity causing a shift in priorities, and a renewed connection to sewing! Some time ago (and by that, I mean 6 months), I purchased some material from a fab local store Funky Fabrics alongContinue reading “Skirting the Issues”