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On the wing/s

February 28, 2012


I just wanted to share what my gorgeously talented friend SS made for me as a birthday treasure. Two stunning silver angel wings (independent of each other) with their fronts acid-etched with a handmade lace pattern. I commissioned her to make a pair of wings as they have a sentimental meaning for me. How lucky am I […]

Cockatoo Is.

February 25, 2012


Wondering if 9.10pm is too late to start a painting…hmmm not sure. Just thought I’d post these great scenes of Cockatoo Island in Sydney Harbour before I try. The first is by Cheryl Richardson – love the muted colours and the light. (If you hover over the images you will find the title and artist.) Would be […]

Open for business

February 21, 2012


Well OK, it was a Saturday afternoon. And good to see that some places in regional Australia still celebrate the weekend. This is the quick watercolour I did the other day when I felt if I didn’t do something soon my creative urge would refused to be ignored for a moment longer and I might start painting the […]

The slow lane

February 15, 2012


Could any day that started with this and ended with this be anything other than lovely? Tried a different location for my morning macchiato today, so glad I did. Ahh the serenity. And tonight after kayaking I managed to capture some of the amazing sunsets that seem to sneak up on us whilst our backs are turned. […]

Ode to Cheryl

February 13, 2012


I’ve been back in Sydney a few times recently and discovered a little gallery tucked away in Summer Hill called the Red Door Gallery. An exhibition in December featured three artists and I really appreciated the work of 2 of them – Cheryl Richardson and Larraine Weir. Cheryl had painted various ‘working harbour’ scenes with an […]