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”

Thoughts on Exhibiting

The second cARTwheel Collaborative exhibition has wrapped up. The walls at Percolator Gallery are once again bare and wait quietly and expectantly for the next group of hopeful artists to mark their presence on Brisbane’s art scene. Being part of this creative community is wonderful! I think every artist can benefit from surrounding yourself withContinue reading “Thoughts on Exhibiting”

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”

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”

Milestones & Millstones

I guess this is Part II of the last post. So much happened in 2013 (as with all of us). The kids. My true Blessings. Mr 12 had a great sporting year. Cricket, football, cricket. Every Aussie boy’s dream year. His football team made the finals but lost. They weren’t given much hope at theContinue reading “Milestones & Millstones”

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”