A day of color and inspiration.!!!

've had a lovely day experimenting with ink and color at a friends house…. there were some inspirational things to photograph… our fabric painting, a metal magpie, old Bakelite buttons, wonderful china, the underside of her spinach plant and the family dog in purple.

Did you miss a miracle?

It's early morning.All is silent.From my vantage point, I look out across the tree tops towards the ancient hills that are now dressed in summer tan.The sun has lit the top of the clouds turning them from dawn ~ grey to orange ~ pink. Everything changes as I sit and watch. Within a short time,…

The road less traveled.

When I'm on the plane, traveling to interesting places. Or in an airport club…On a bus.In a line, waiting for a ticket or something else compulsory. I'm always exploring subjects with a view to placing them into fabric or following a concept of re-creation in other materials.Everything is interesting, the way the light falls through…

This photo is of the wet sand at the beach at Aldinga South Australia.

Thanks so much for the help with the ideas for my drawings….I appreciate it….


So Christmas is over.Now it's back to work. I'm considering the border for Frida….. I was really taken with the tiles in Mexico…. so I figured that if you can paint a tile pattern on ceramic, you can do the same on fabric…. This tile is a traditional Mexican tile… I like the inconsistencies in…

I need help

I have a small problem. I do a lot of pencil sketches…, and I have difficulty stopping the pencil from coming off the paper and smudging the original drawing…. Does anyone have any suggestions for a solution?