Overlooked I think in the past, many of us brushed past things, too busy to pay attention. Too wrapped up in getting through our list, our agenda, to observe anything more. Many, perhaps, don’t generally take the time to go for a wander onto side paths to investigate….artists like JJ Hilder. But every time IContinue reading “Overlooked”
Category Archives: painting
Watercolour’s Magical Ingredient
Magic of Watercolour? A secret ingredient? Look closer. We love, watercolours. Happy colors. Objects we can define. And yet, watercolours…. so often, seem to escape our mastery. The More, we ‘try,’ the more muddled they become. Watercolour Mastery I’d love to introduce you to Blamire Young. He is the true magicianContinue reading “Watercolour’s Magical Ingredient”
Why The World Needs Artists, Now.
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.”
Peacefully with Art
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”
The Fine Art of Self-Love
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”
Cold Wax …. travel to a new place
Inspiration 1: The Book Anything with “Wabi Sabi” has my immediate attention, as many of you have guessed by now. Wabi-wabi Painting with Cold Wax by Serena Barton is on my list of Great Art Books to read. Beautifully laid out, logically presented and is easy to follow along and ‘ad lib. Continue reading “Cold Wax …. travel to a new place”
Playing In Perth: Palette Knife Painting
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”
Art – Acts of Creation
To Create What is it ‘to create?’ Why might this interpretive definition be important to you? While I’m specifically writing this article for the current participants of my courses in Perth, I feel it is relevant for many others who’d like to be encouraged, as they create. People who create things – ‘Creators’ We doContinue reading “Art – Acts of Creation”
A Timeless Echo
Timeless. Art that resonates and echoes within. From the Japanese, “hibiki” meaning Echo, Resonance.