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Family tree calligraphy and my convict ancestors

Family tree calligraphy and my convict ancestors

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...

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Pyjama Day Rules

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!

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Pumpkin appreciation day

Pumpkin appreciation day

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...

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Mum’s collections

Mum’s collections

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.

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Peace

Peace

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

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This is the moment

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.

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I did it!!

I did it!!

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 …

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