Tag: art

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 …

 

A pattern is emerging…

A pattern is emerging…

It always fascinates me how, when I start to become interested in something, suddenly it’s all about me. Call it apophenia or synchronicity, or call …

 

Money can’t buy me love…

Money can’t buy me love…

I’m not so sure – at $2/toy there’s a good deal of cuteness to be had outside the Salvation Army store today. I do love …

 

Doodling

Doodling

Blank white pages challenge me. I love them and I hate them all at the same time. A blank page presents a new canvas to work …

 

The Theatre Spirit

The Theatre Spirit

Once upon a time… I wonder how many great stories start with that line… I once entered a competition to write a fairy tale, in the …

 

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 …

 

The pecking order

The pecking order

After introducing Sebastian, I was delighted to see that some of Sebastian’s colleagues had got together overnight and posted their organisational chart. I made the …

 

You’re not a swan

You’re not a swan

You know, sometimes the ugly duckling grows up to be … a duck. I was raised on the Hans Christian Andersen stories. My uncle’s name …