Saturday, July 30, 2011

it's hard to believe that it's not even spring yet! these shots are taken on the farm that we stayed at, i picked a mountain of spring blooms, the smell in the car on the way home was heavenly!

Thursday, July 28, 2011

I'm taking a short trip over to the coast for a couple of days, till soon!

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

the sun is out again at last! it's been freezing. it's really nice, our new garden has several camellia trees and up till now we haven't seen their flowers. i happen to love candy striped flowers and wouldn't you believe it this beauty revealed it's self overnight!

Saturday, July 23, 2011

Friday, July 22, 2011

as you can see i have been very busy! IT'S SUCH FUN!!!!
i have finished the piece i posted a few days ago and have decided to change the bunny from blue to a more natural colour, it bugged me, the colours are more harmonious now i think,i might have to change the colour of her cuffs now they blend in with the bunny, i'll let you know later. i'm pleased with the colours on my crazy peacock, it's not easy for me but i am TRYING to edit my colours, with so many gorgeous shades to chose from it isn't easy!

Thursday, July 21, 2011

another one to add to my ever growing collection.
it's very wintery here at the moment!

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

this isn't quite finished but i am really enjoying creating a 60's-70's feel,
i'll post it tomorrow when i've finished it
again, it will be for sale as a print on etsy soon!

Monday, July 18, 2011

artwork for sale as a print on etsy

it's the school holidays and i'm loving spending time with my 2 boys, today we walked to days bay, a lovely bay just around the coast. we walked in the bush and had lunch at the local cafe.
by the time we got home i was inspired to create this collage of a mother and her 2 kids by the sea side. 
again, i will be adding it to my collection of art to sell as prints at the end of this month.
i have been having so much fun playing around with paint textures. i spend about an hour each time after i have a painting session cleaning up my kitchen because i grab kitchen tools to scrape and smear. paint ends up on the walls, on the floor, everywhere! 

Friday, July 15, 2011

original cut outs for sale as prints

as you know, i have been out of action for a while now working on a couple of childrens books. i am thrilled to say that i have completed them. they have been alot of fun to illustrate and i can't wait to show you them!

the great news is that i am now freed up (for a short while at least!) to completely redo and create all new work for my etsy shop!
i will be selling prints at affordable prices, this latest piece is the first one, when i have finished the collection i will feature it.

i am hoping it will be a success,
as always thanks for looking!

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Every Tueasday morning I go walking with my good friend and fabulous artist Annie Hayward,
she had noticed a box of discarded 1950's lamp shades on the side of the road,
 I of course grabbed them, took them apart, cleaned them and voila, here they are! they look so much like vases I may use them as such or simply add them to my collection as mini sculptures, the organic shapes in my opinion are simply gorgeous.