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”

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”

Sweet Angels of ……

I was going to say “Mercy” but then thought…. These sweet Angels can be anything you want them to be!!! They are a labour of Love and Patience and I have enjoyed giving them as gifts for friends and family. These girls all have wonderful handmade imperfections and I wouldn’t want it any other way.Continue reading “Sweet Angels of ……”

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”

Getting Carded

I’m a little late in posting this week. Having a Education Degree puts me in an enviable position at times. I can put my hand up for supply work when I need to, but that also means time away from making Art. However, I’ve been working on lots of projects aside from the big canvasContinue reading “Getting Carded”

Start with the Art (again)

Well, here we are at the end of Week 2 of the school term. Once again…..so 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)”