Tag Archives: Nature

Playtime with Collagraph

There are times, despite the length of the never-ending to-do list and whatever level of chaos in cottage or studio, art calls, persistent and loud.  Some time ago I had drawn up this little guy on a lino block, but … Continue reading

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Expressions in Print

Expressing expressions, on animals or people, in any form of printmaking can be challenging.  Unlike painting, you cannot keep going over it until the desired expressive features emerge.  It is exciting, when it works.  Eager to try something different to … Continue reading

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Art and Healing Themes

Some years ago, while going through counselling for past traumas that affected my then-current life, I embarked on a type of soul journalling.  Each page differed, depending on what I was struggling with internally.  Mostly, it involved collage and a … Continue reading

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Promises Unkept

How many of us have made promises that, no matter how hard we tried, and often through no fault of our own, could not keep?  Twice married and divorced, I know the feelings of guilt, remorse and failure all too well. … Continue reading

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A Long Blog Drought

It’s a shock to realise it’s almost a year since the last posting, here.  There’s nothing quite like a troubling and failing relationship and months of feeling my age, in the form of various physical inconveniences, to put a gag on the … Continue reading

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The Flight of Freedom in Printmaking

Birds seem to have become a theme in my printmaking, lately.  Aussie printmaker Kate Gorringe-Smith sent out notification of a call for artists to contribute to a special exhibition.  ‘Birds + Us’ is being organised by BirdLife Australia,to raise money … Continue reading

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Birds in Print

A recent call, instigated by The Flyway Print Exchange, for submissions from printmakers caught my attention.  In conjunction with an exhibition of the prints in the exchange at the Riddoch Art Gallery in Mount Gambier, South Australia, there was to … Continue reading

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