Welcome to my blog!

Please join me as I explore my world through drawing and painting in all the colours of the rainbow. I love rainbows. I collect them (ask my family). Maybe it’s because rainbows show such beauty and promise after a drenching downpour. That says a lot.

Life isn’t always easy, but it has taught me a lot – especially to appreciate the small joys around me. Sitting and sketching the detail in front of me takes me away from my worries and lets me focus on the moment. Pulling out my watercolours and sploshing a page with hot pinks, purples, limes and yellows brightens my day – literally. I hope my work brings joy to you too.

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Ok so I'm starting to realise that our house is ra Ok so I'm starting to realise that our house is rather bright! I figure that without the photo you might not believe my colours! This is my new office. Today was my first time working from home, staffing a hospital library. Hugo the cavoodle happily walked me to work around the block, stopping at every tree and blade of grass. #uskathome #usk #urbansketchers #coronaviruslockdownsketchbook #sketchbook #melbourneurbansketchers #artstudio #homeoffice

Ok so I'm starting to realise that our house is rather bright! I figure that without the photo you might not believe my colours! This is my new office. Today was my first time working from home, staffing a hospital library. Hugo the cavoodle happily walked me to work around the block, stopping at every tree and blade of grass. #uskathome #usk #urbansketchers #coronaviruslockdownsketchbook #sketchbook #melbourneurbansketchers #artstudio #homeoffice ...

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My week in sketches as Australia begins to battle My week in sketches as Australia begins to battle #coronavirus and our lives change so suddenly. I am so impressed with the unity amongst urban sketchers across the world as we try to #physicallydistance from each other yet stay socially connected. I sketched from my windows both at home and at work in support of #urbansketchersmilano and #uskathome . I sketched vehicles from inside and out for #usk_apartyettogether with #melbourneurbansketchers and at work I witnessed preparations for a pandemic as a fever clinic opened up next door. I drew it without queues as I hope it will remain. Stay safe and well everyone- and let's continue to support andclook out for each other #usk #urbansketchers #sketchbook #coronaviruslockdownsketchbook #watercoloursketches

My week in sketches as Australia begins to battle #coronavirus and our lives change so suddenly. I am so impressed with the unity amongst urban sketchers across the world as we try to #physicallydistance from each other yet stay socially connected. I sketched from my windows both at home and at work in support of #urbansketchersmilano and #uskathome . I sketched vehicles from inside and out for #usk_apartyettogether with #melbourneurbansketchers and at work I witnessed preparations for a pandemic as a fever clinic opened up next door. I drew it without queues as I hope it will remain. Stay safe and well everyone- and let's continue to support andclook out for each other #usk #urbansketchers #sketchbook #coronaviruslockdownsketchbook #watercoloursketches ...

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No time for painting on my 25 minute tram trip to No time for painting on my 25 minute tram trip to work. Peak hour but room for all of us to keep our distance. I'm actually impressed with how quickly most people in our area seem to be adapting to this, even though it is very early days for #coronavirus in Australia. I can only hope that these changes will protect our most vulnerable. #flattenthecurve #socialdistancing #usk_apartyettogether #melbourneurbansketchers #usk #urbansketchers #melbournetrams #sketchbook #coronaviruslockdownsketchbook

No time for painting on my 25 minute tram trip to work. Peak hour but room for all of us to keep our distance. I'm actually impressed with how quickly most people in our area seem to be adapting to this, even though it is very early days for #coronavirus in Australia. I can only hope that these changes will protect our most vulnerable. #flattenthecurve #socialdistancing #usk_apartyettogether #melbourneurbansketchers #usk #urbansketchers #melbournetrams #sketchbook #coronaviruslockdownsketchbook ...

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Quick 20 minute sketch during my lunch break. #soc Quick 20 minute sketch during my lunch break. #socialdistancing in the #carltongardens Melbourne. The ducks and seagulls were hankering after my reheated tuna casserole left over from last night's dinner. #melbourneurbansketchers #urbansketchers #coronaviruslockdownsketchbook #usk #sketchbook #watercoloursketch #exhibitionbuildingmelbourne

Quick 20 minute sketch during my lunch break. #socialdistancing in the #carltongardens Melbourne. The ducks and seagulls were hankering after my reheated tuna casserole left over from last night's dinner. #melbourneurbansketchers #urbansketchers #coronaviruslockdownsketchbook #usk #sketchbook #watercoloursketch #exhibitionbuildingmelbourne ...

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