“My studio has a personality of its own. It can be a monstrous clutter from one end to the other or, at times, the very model of simplicity.” – Harley … Continue Reading The Final Frontier
“The principle of true art is not to portray, but to evoke.” – Jerzy Kosinski. I was chatting with a dear artist friend of mine, several … Continue Reading A Simple Question For You.
“A huge THANK YOU to everyone who follows this site. Your support and interest are greatly appreciated. I love reading your comments. Thanks so much for participating. Best wishes for … Continue Reading Wishing You A Happy Year
“To be an artist is to believe in life.” – Henry Moore With an agreement that we would not be meeting in November, simply due to each of … Continue Reading The Art Shack 4
“Now something so sad has hold of us that the breath leaves and we can’t even cry.” ― Charles Bukowski. A few days ago, I received a telephone call … Continue Reading Decide Upon Your Future Memories
Dot Dash Dot Dot, Dot Dot Dash, Dash Dot Dash Dot, Dot Dot, Dash Dot Dot / Dash Dot Dot, Dot Dash Dot, Dot, Dot Dash, Dash Dash, Dot Dot … Continue Reading Crack the Poetic Code
“The practice of patience in crafting and process is a virtue that needs to come back.” – Zac Posen. If you are going to enjoy crafting, then … Continue Reading Crafty Thinking
“Happiness is going shopping with my sister-in-law. She’s got the traits of my husband that I like, with the added bonus of her love of shopping!” – Anon. In my … Continue Reading Portrait: My Sister-in-Law.
“Where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.” ― Anonymous. I am sitting at my desk and looking with delight at the glass window of the book … Continue Reading Treasure in my Cupboard
“If you’re waiting until you feel talented enough to make it, you’ll never make it.” ― Criss Jami. A simple, and yet delightfully personal, way to make a gift … Continue Reading Simple Scrapbooks
“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” – Helen Keller. I have made an artpiece to represent the ‘Admin Team’ of Parkinson’s Road … Continue Reading Who is in the Line Up?
“To be creative means to be in love with life. You can be creative only if you love life enough that you want to enhance its beauty, you want to … Continue Reading The Art Shack 3
“The paper burns, but the words fly free.” ― Akiba Ben Joseph. Back in May, 2019, there was an impromptu gathering of three of us who just happen … Continue Reading Pulp ‘Piction’
Day 1. My friend, artist, Tina Hannay suggested I go bigger! So, this time the head pretty much fills the A3 sheet. Here’s my first effort. Come back each day … Continue Reading Portrait: Ricky Martin
Alongside having created an art and crafts studio area indoors (see my article entitled ‘Multi-Purpose Room), I am in the process of creating an art and crafts studio … Continue Reading Garden Studio
I’ve never painted a portrait before. I have been watching artists on tv, so hopefully I’ve learnt a few tips! I have started to work on a portrait … Continue Reading Portrait: Barak Obama