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”

GiSt Girls have a Home

Some people come into your life and they pop up later when you don’t think you need them, but you really really do. That’s what life’s like for me and Anissa, owner of Knitch.com.au. We met so many years ago when we were both Scrapbookers. Anissa diverted into thread, yarn and felt, while I tookContinue reading “GiSt Girls have a Home”

“Take Care of Yourself” Guest Designer for Artified

When opportunity knocks, sometimes you just have to put everything else aside and answer the goddam door! So I answered the call from Melissa at Artified to be her Guest Designer for this gorgeously shimmery Mixed Media Kit. This is the first Art Journal page I’ve created using papers from the current kit, but theContinue reading ““Take Care of Yourself” Guest Designer for Artified”

Gelatos on a Canvas (or 4)

https://vimeo.com/84361566 Grab a cuppa and note-taking material as I guide you through the process of making these 4 canvases. Aaaaand, if you decide to have a go yourself, make sure you post a link in the comments section or email me (hello AT giovannascott DOT com) and I’ll feature you in a follow-up blog post.Continue reading “Gelatos on a Canvas (or 4)”

Gelato brings Contentment

True story! Contentment lies in a box of Gelatos…. It took me a long time to convince myself I needed some of these delicious sticks of pigment and I’m so glad I came to my senses…finally! So I began to play Cautiously at first. Then bravely. I got a not-so-subtle hint from my Bestie thatContinue reading “Gelato brings Contentment”

Looking Like Christmas

Good morning/afternoon/evening friendly peeps. Well, today it seems Summer has arrived in Brisbane. We’re having hot, humid days and storms at night. Magic, really! Wouldn’t live anywhere else. But everyone is gearing up for Christmas holidays. Our Year 12 students have finished their final exams -ever- and have descended onto the Gold Coast for theContinue reading “Looking Like Christmas”