Christmas baubles in July
So going to use these colours for something!
And if you find yourself painting Christmas baubles in July then it helps that it feels like November around here. Rain, fog, puddles, wet. The uncomfortable feeling of water-that-is-not-beach-water between the toes when flip flops are bravely worn. A frequent desire to be sitting in front of a fire. The wistful holding up of bathing […]
I was painting these postcards the other day and fell deeply and irreversibly in love with the combination of colours. I’m always a sucker for oranges and pinks together, but they have to be the right oranges and pinks! It seems obvious to me that everyone else must feel the same about those colours, how […]
Today it’s about the pictures, not the words (or as much as a chatty woman can do that). I spent some time painting decorations for an upcoming grade 7 grad celebration yesterday. I had the opportunity to revisit the funky Pippin lighthouses and beach umbrellas. It was fabulous just jumping into the paint and that huge […]
View from my window
Well not designing all that much lately. Painting existing designs is the main game these days. This is a new Nines design I started a few months ago and it spends most of its time sitting on the shelf. Sometimes when the office gets warm and my attention wanders I give up on painting and get this bad boy […]
This is going to be so cool!
This is what I look out at when I’m working at my desk. Pretty lucky. At times I can see big splashes from a seal goofing around, maybe playing with a meal. Other times a big group of dolphins swim past. This is a recent development in my part of the Sound and I can […]
This is why it takes so long to paint canvases! Well here we go. First entry and I’m already showing a picture of one of the girls. Yikes. That is Lucy. She may look pretty and feminine but she has a nasty hobby (you think I mean habit but no, it’s definitely a hobby) of leaving spitty furry […]