A fun art collaboration with my sister resuled in a nature inspired floor lamp. … More Upcycling collaboration – Floor lamp
I can’t resist working with flowers but sometimes I take on a bit more than I bargained for!
… More I’m an artist not a florist…
My two passions meet, upcycling and eco printing. See how to transform a bedsheet into a leaf printed kimono. … More From bedsheets to Kimonos…
Last week my husband and I walked into Lake Judd in Tasmanian’s South West wilderness area. We’d done it before a few times many years ago when it was a very long, hard slog through boggy mudpits up to our knees. I did not have pleasant memories of the track! Joyously it has had a … More Painting the wilderness
Born out of COVID lockdowns this is the book I dreamed of when I started my eco printing journey! … More Eco printing ebook- everything you need to know as a beginner.
I’ve spent a few days doing some eco printing this week. Mostly scarves and upcycled cotton tees. It’s been a lot of fun and I’ve discovered some new ways to mordant to get different results so it’s been educational as well. Here’s a few of my results It was a fun week!!! Now I have … More This weeks eco printing
I’ve been trying out a few new gels and pastes lately in my acrylic paintings and having some fun. Here’s a 30 x 30 cm canvas I just finished using some clear tar gel and molding paste to help create that tangle of flowers and weeds in the foreground. Will be trying a few more … More TEXTURE WITH GELS
From the initial idea to the finished framed painting took me 6 hours and I’d been procrastinating for weeks! Sometimes it happens when it happens! … More How the muse works …(sometimes)
We had a wonderful day trip down the Tasman peninsula this week for a spot of photography and some snorkeling. Our first stop was at Remarkable Cave at low tide . This is a double entrance sea cave with spectacular views out to sea through one of the entrances. Next stop the Tessalated Pavement which … More A day out
Here’s a few paintings and sketches I’ve done this trip…. I’ve enjoyed every one! This is a small palette knife painting in acrylics. I like the touch of colour amongst the green here. Lot’s of wonderful rocks I tried to capture with the palette knife again. Spent a few hours on this one and didn’t … More Some travel art….