To sir with love

November 29, 2012

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The other day a package arrived (… it’s OK I was expecting it) from notemaker.com.au. So many reasons to love that site including the Kaweco Classic Sport fountain pen and the Palomino Blackwing pencil. Not to mention the gorgeous range of ink and ink catridge colours including Gris Nuage (dark grey) – that one’s for […]

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Mixing it up

November 19, 2012

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Well, it’s been a while since I have picked up a brush or pencil hence the lack of posts over the last few months. The latest which I created ages ago is a little mixed media of Menton with a mythical sky (…try saying that with a mouthful of food.) As you can probably tell […]

Posted in: Painting

Hidden lady

November 16, 2012

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Can you see her? Wonder what she’s doing there and where she came from? I spent some time as a ‘tourist’ showing one of my dearest friends around a few months ago and took the opportunity to re-look at what was around. Sounds cliched but always more to discover…

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Gradating echoes

November 14, 2012

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 A friend and I were going through some art materials that used to belong to her late father-in-law a little while ago. We came across these colour exercises he had done which she was going to throw away. I suggested she could frame them in a configuration similar to the above and that one of […]

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Back lane #1

July 7, 2012

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Sisters, doing it

July 4, 2012

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A spot of delicious colour and pattern for you today Digest followers. Have been meaning to share the work of Collier Campbell wth you (for those who are unfamiliar) ever since I reaccquainted myself with their divine work back in Feb. The images of the bed linen at the bottom of this post are there because […]

untitled

July 1, 2012

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This is tonight’s effort. I was cropping and re-sizing lots of images and then uploading them to the back end of this blog for you (the start of 4-5 new posts), when I lost interest and made this instead. What do you think? Can anyone guess where the pattern in the background came from?

Posted in: Design, Photomontage

the last days of

May 30, 2012

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…Autumn is a magical time… wanted to share these with you before the season officially changes. Where I am we are having the most divine sunny days. These leaves are from my garden, the colour and tonal variation seem almost too good to be true. (This post is for my lovely neighbour Gill with whom I share a tree.) Listen […]

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Taking stock

April 15, 2012

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Famous for its sweetly scented flowers, this genus of 55 species of annuals, perennials, and subshrubs is a member of the cabbage (Brassicaceae) family. The species are native to Europe, central and southwestern Asia, and North Africa. Also known as stock or gillyflower, these plants are traditional favorites that are popular for cut flowers and […]

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Chim-chiminny

March 30, 2012

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This photo is by Petr Kratochvil of chimneys at a coal-fired power plant. I think this image is just beautiful. P.S. This is my 80th post, would you believe? (Yay me.)

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