I spent about six months in 1994 drawing up this family tree for my mum. She had done all the research over many, many years, the slow and painstaking way, long before anyone dreamed up ancestry.com! It was before my now adult children were born. I worked Monday to...
Happy Carers Week 2016 – free poster of carer strengths
Please note that this poster was available for a limited time until 22 October 2016. Signed prints are still available through my print shop. Happy Carers Week 2016 to all those family members, support people and unpaid carers who do so much for others. Thank you....
Love, marriage and rainbows
Here are four things that bring me great joy – rainbows, love, marriage and family. Enough said. Come on Australia.
Drawing the Pyjama Day Rules
Watercolour painting of our family’s Pyjama Day Rules. Such a lovely and nurturing way to spend time with my daughter. Bring on the PJs, videos and snacks!
How on earth did we end up with so many gourds decorating our loungeroom? And why do I feel I can't get rid of them? Is there some weird sort of attraction to the rounded orangeness of them and their gorgeous rotundness? Why did a visitor add a baby gourd to the...
Sketching mum’s collections in biro – a Sketchbook Skool assignment
This biro drawing was inspired by a lesson from Andrea Joseph. I found a collection of my mum’s seaside themed pewter keyrings and got to work.
Peace – mixed media sketchbook
I painted the background to this page before my trip to France, but a quiet space in my parents’ garden in Queenscliff was just the right time to finish it
This is the moment
I can find it way too easy to spend my time worrying about what has been, or what might be, that I thought it would be good to remind myself of this moment.
I finally filled a sketchbook!
It’s true – for the first time in my life EVER … I have actually filled an entire sketchbook! Not just with sketches, but with all sorts of things …
Sketching mum’s garden at Queenscliff
Watercolour of my mum’s luscious garden in Queenscliff. Brilliant colours, everywhere you look. It’s the perfect place to relax.