Category Archive: handcraft

Printer’s marks

Printer’s marks

Late last year I satisfied a long held desire to learn how to screen print. I mentioned the printing, along with all of the other …

 

What do horses dream of?

What do horses dream of?

A few days ago we watched the legendary Mary Poppins – the Walt Disney movie. I love the scene where Mary, Bert, and the kids …

 

Art in the streets

Art in the streets

Ah, Elizabeth, you’ve left your art folios in the street. I’m unsure whether you’ve abandoned your studies , or these are from last year . I …

 

Fairy tales

Fairy tales

I love stories. Give me a good story and I’m gone – lost in the pages or the narrative until it’s good and done. I’ve been known …

 

Random acts…

Random acts…

I don’t believe in random. There is, however, the highly unexpected. I didn’t have a great day at work today. It wouldn’t be strategic for …

 

After the agony…

After the agony…

Sometimes I wish my Dad could see me now. He died back in 1990, so he’s been out of my life, in a physical sense, a …

 

How to go with the flow

How to go with the flow

I think for many people ‘going with the flow’ means, “Do nothing, just cruise along, and it’ll be fine”. I tend to think of it as …

 

…and this is how…

…and this is how…

…and this is how we give up the precious hours of our lives… This year I have spent some of my precious free time creating with …

 

The help

The help

There’s always someone who *thinks* they know how to help you. What’s worse is when they *believe* they can help you, and, charged with this …

 

Less is more

Less is more

Sometimes it’s easy to feel dragged down by the petty struggles of life. Yes, they are irritating, and yes, if you get enough of them …