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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 – Sharing 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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La Maison Boheme

I’ve had this pice of timber for a while now, just waiting for me to decide what to do with it. I finally decided to create a sign to hang on the wall, to read “La Maison Boheme” which in … 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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Some more Tea Bag Art

A few weeks ago I experimented with painting on Tea Bags , and I really love using them.      I decided to do some more, opening them up and pasting them onto paper as a support.              I’m kind of … Continue reading

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Cabinet of Curiosities 

Those of you who follow me on Pinterest will realise I am a) obsessive  And b) currently obsessed with natural history collections, botanical art, butterflies and “wunderkammer” or Victorian Curiosity Cabinets. To follow on from recent projects such as The Butterfly … Continue reading

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Blue and White Tile Tray

In all my Pinterest-trawling of beautiful blue and white ceramics I came across this gorgeous blue and white tile tray (see photo at the bottom of this post) It was love at first sight, and I figured I could make something similar. This … Continue reading

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