Category Archives: My Art

Hellebores in the Studio 

I have wanted to paint a mural in my home for as long as I can remember but landlords don’t usually take kindly to such thing so I had to wait until I had my own house. Then what to … Continue reading

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The Sketchbook Project

Six years ago I participated in The Sketchbook Project by the Brooklyn Art Library for the first time. I enjoyed it, but at the time I wasn’t a regular Sketchbook user, and I actually found it difficult to fill that little book. … Continue reading

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Scrap Cats

A quick diversion from uni work this week, just for some fun. Cat face collages made from scraps of found papers including post-it notes, envelopes, maps, book pages and paper bags. Backgrounds using tea, tea bags and wine. They have … Continue reading

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Abstract Art with Stamps 

   A couple of years ago I wanted to decoupage a table with postage stamps. I started to collect them and even went so far as to buy some in bulk on eBay. The table project never eventuated. I have … Continue reading

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Tea Bag Leaf Art

   On a recent visit to my local op shop I found these cute little frames. Although the rose pictures are sweet, they’re crooked and the black paper is quite faded. The shape of the frames was what really attracted … Continue reading

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Mini Kitty Portraits

   I thought it was time to do a portrait collection of the kids! From left to right (above) Merlin, Frodo, Nefertiti and Snowflake. Here’s a couple of pics of the work in progress:                 And the … Continue reading

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Painted Stones

   There are a bunch of smooth stones under my lemon tree. Always looking for a new project to keep me occupied, I decided to paint on some!    With a bit of acrylic paint and a white pencil to … Continue reading

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