Ocean sun

It’s all about production

  In my studio this week it is all about production. I have gesso, and boards waiting for gesso, scattered across my drying racks, I have one painting and three paper mosaics in progress, and more waiting to be put online for sale. And dare I mention the crazy plans running around in my head? […]

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In my studio this week

Just a quick post and dash this week, the kids are starving and I’m going to get into trouble if I don’t feed them… This week, this happened:       Still a work in progress and not great photos as my camera is in camera hospital and being held ransom for $190 to repair […]

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Red mosaic

Yet more paper mosaics

Between web design tasks and varnishing in prep for delivery to an exhibition this week, I have managed to complete two more mosaics.     I’m having lots of fun with these at the moment with some serious plans in the works, so stay tuned. Don’t forget to check out my Exploration of how to […]

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paper mosaic wip

More paper mosaics

I started this week with a lot of energy, but full time and above working wore me down, so my current work in progress hasn’t progressed since the beginning of the week 🙁 And it won’t progress much over the weekend either as I’m working both days. But! I have Tuesday off and there will […]

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Ice Crystal II

Exploring paper mosaics

I had a great day today. I held a paper mosaics workshop at Goodwood Library. Eleven eager artists attended and had a good time. I gave a quick rundown on tools and materials and let them have at it 😀 It was great fun to see the different interpretations and experimenting going on and I […]

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Butterfly excerpt 1

Exploring butterfly paintings

This is an updated version of a previous exploration. I’ve updated it and reposted it here for today’s workshop participants and anyone else who might be interested. A new exploration on paper mosaics will follow shortly 😀 Do you remember those fun paintings we did as a kid in school – blob some paint on […]

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The calm

The Calm

Our lives are nuts. While many of the mundane tasks of existence have been relieved by technology, we’ve filled the gaps with more stuff, so instead of spending hours washing our clothes in the local river, we’re dashing off to work to a gazillion deadlines, places to be, people to see and appointments to keep. […]

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