Pastel un-Princess

As it happens, I’m sitting here with my new spectacles, brand new rolls of blue painter’s masking tape, new pastel paper (Italian, of course) and asking “How the hell did I get here?” One day I was elbow deep into acrylics and all the delicious mediums, the next I’m SITTING down and working on paper,Continue reading “Pastel un-Princess”

Feb Fast – Yes/No

Are you doing something for Feb Fast? I’m not one for denying myself much at all so I end up having a constant battle between both the pleasure-seeking and focused- discipline sides of my personality. This year, however, I thought February would be my month of ACTION and DOING, hence the February Quickie Project: aContinue reading “Feb Fast – Yes/No”

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”