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Mitchell magic

November 30, 2011


I know there is a lot of amazing indigenous art around but something about “Kurlilypurru” by Tommy Mitchell just appealed to me. It reminds me of a rag rug and the colours are so fresh. The piece is part of an exhibiton at the NGV called Living Water – Contemporary Art of the Far Western Desert: Aboriginal […]

Friday footsies

November 18, 2011


A little bit of humour courtesy of the New Yorker magazine to help Friday on its way… Hope you’ve had a good week, if not then G&T time is almost here.


November 14, 2011


If you remember my Glimpses from last week, well here is the finished article, just over A4 in size. I tried to keep it to a few hues and then various tints; good discipline and the key to helping things ‘hang together’ according to the experts. P.S. Do you love this frame as much as […]

Ghosts of colour

November 9, 2011


OK, it’s late and I should be in bed. But just a little post for you to view when you wake…

My first book?

November 5, 2011


I was chatting to a friend last weekend and she was telling me about how her little girl was having nightmares about their vacuum cleaner (she is frightened by the noise) when I had a sudden flash back to one of my favourite books when I was a child. Wow. It must have made a big impression […]


November 3, 2011


Sometimes when I am photographing my work to share with you, I find I like the new compositions of the images as much as the original (or more..). Feels like there is a lot to explore in even one quick watercolour and that the photos could be the basis for new work. If I was […]