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...
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.
Celebrating our loyal Australian Terrier, Sully. Protector, guard, snuggler, companion. I sketched him as he slept – his usual occupation in his old age.
Sketchbook Skool is much more than an online art course – much as I love that. What it has created is a worldwide community of fellow sketchers – “my peeps”
I feel very proud to have been invited to exhibit at the St Vincent’s Gallery in Melbourne.The exhibition runs from 8 September to 30 October 2014.
Standing in Swanston Street, Melbourne as the ANZAC Day Parade passed. You couldn’t have anything more symbolic than a lighthorseman – so I painted him.
Drawing my daughter’s culinary masterpieces from the Australian Women’s Weekly Baking Collection – a delicious cinnamon dusted apple and custard teacake.
My teenage daughter is a fantastic baker, and she has challenged herself to work through every recipe in an Australian Women’s Weekly cookbook.
Inspired by Danny Gregory’s “the Art of Breakfast”, my friend and I sat down to draw (and then devour) sausage rolls with a good dose of tomato sauce.
Taking time to stop and draw the simple things around me is what I consider my form of mindfulness. This is a drawing of vines under a shady verandah.
Step by step through drawing up my goals, including spraying brilliant Dylusions inks, squiggles and swirls here and there, flowers, and lots of lettering.
A weekend away in sunny Balmain, looking over the rooftops. Not much traffic but no need with a Sydney Harbour ferry almost at your doorstep.
These birds were a gift from a very colourful friend. She matches the flowers in her confidence and outgoing nature – taking her energy wherever she goes
I painted Dad’s cottage over the top of collaged wine labels – I thought that was appropriate, given his love of wine. A little wagon sits outside the windows.
I’ll never forget those first wobbly steps my children took and how fast they took off after that. It’s the way with all of us. I just drew my child’s shoes!