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Sketchbook Project 2018

I received an email this morning from The Sketchbook Project to let me know they have received my sketchbook and it’s on the shelf in The Brooklyn Art Library in New York! So I thought you guys would like to … Continue reading

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Instagram Challenge

If you follow me on Instagram (@alexandrafelgate), then you will have seen that last month I participated in a month long photo a day challenge via the hashtag #showmeyourboho. First day was REFRESH: I had just refreshed my entryway with … Continue reading

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Teal Backed Bookcase

I inherited this gorgeous cedar bookcase from my grandparents when I first moved out of home. The backboard is not, however cedar. It is Masonite, and was almost certainly nailed onto the bookcase just to make it more functional well … Continue reading

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Art Display Wall

One of my favourite Australian artists is Paula Mills. Also known as Sweet William Prints. Like me, she mostly paints botanicals, and her work is beautiful and unique. Her home is absolutely stunning, and has been featured in interiors magazines. … Continue reading

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Wooden Hamsa Hand Model

Sitting in my studio the other day looking at my wooden artist’s hand model and thought “that would actually make a really cool Hamsa!” I pulled out a pencil and I started drawing an eye and some patterns over the … Continue reading

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Painting Gum Blossoms РSharing My Process 

I got chatting with a fellow artist friend, Lynette K, the other day about sharing the creative process. She asked me if I’d ever made videos of me working (I haven’t, I’m not comfortable with the idea), as she was … Continue reading

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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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