The World needs each one of us, to be an artist. To think, like an artist. Now. Ok I admit it. As an artist, I am biased. However, no-one can deny times are exceptionally unique. Many of us haven’t seen any major world changing events in our lifetimes. The coping strategies for This, may justContinue reading “Why The World Needs Artists, Now.”
Art can create Calm I changed my post at the last minute. I thought a friend would appreciate the peacefulness of the watercolor paintings instead. Sometimes, its not, all about what I want! I will post the other post later, as I am rather excited with the images. Just, not today. Continue reading “Peacefully with Art”
Peace Time to refill the wells from Nature. Time for a Zen Stroll. Is it just me, or does anyone else feeling a little bit hmm… bemused… lately? Take a Walk It seems we are being bombarded with all sorts of news these days. With the mind overloaded with the news, I decidedContinue reading “Time for a Zen Stroll”
Art, Self Love and 2020. 2020. A new direction. A new dimension. I loved 2019. I felt great, worked on some fabulous projects and took on more tasks than previous years. All the while, still feeling better than ever. Amazing year. Moving forwards is ingrained into me, I’m constantly trying to reachContinue reading “The Fine Art of Self-Love”
Playing In Perth, the Palette Knife is the perfect choice for creativity, loosening up and relaxing fun. Workshops coming soon in August!
We all, can make Magic. One way, or in another. In some measure. It doesn’t have to be “Art” nor music, nor even in the sciences. Maybe you are one of the generous ones, the kind and thoughtful ones. Sharing your enthusiasm and your knowledge freely. That. Is a special kind of magic. People don’tContinue reading “Making Magic”
Timeless. Art that resonates and echoes within. From the Japanese, “hibiki” meaning Echo, Resonance.
The “Part II” of Saturday’s Work Excursions Education. When I present skills, concepts and new techniques, I also learn. I learned …. a LOT, from my venture To Queen’s Gardens in Perth. On the job, on going education. Perfect. Ok. Yes. There have been days, of ‘not so’ perfect. And I most definitely will notContinue reading “Queen’s Gardens: Sculptural Surprise”
What is it, that truly, defines “art”? Perhaps Thomas Merton gives insight with his words…. “Art, enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.” Thus, those things that allow us to do this – meet my definition of Art.
What is she gazing down upon? What is she, thinking and what is she feeling? By inferring, or hinting at things just outside their view, my objective is to engage the viewer more. Sketches Fast and Loose Photographs often, though not always, spell out a subject with exact precision. Recording textures, veins, size,Continue reading “Sketching, Life and Nature”