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Travel Sketching Kit

Who knew that one of the most time-consuming parts of preparing for my upcoming trip to Italy is figuring out what would go into my travel sketching kit? When you’re an art supplies hoarder like I am, it’s a bit of a challenge to figure out which ones are ‘essential art stuff’ and which ones can … [Read More...]

Autumn Day in Adelaide Suburbs - May 2014

8 Things For A Belated May Check-In

When I'm having trouble getting back to blogging due to a long absence, I find that I can often ease back into it through lists. So, here's my list of the moment. 1. May means a dry spell when it comes to personal projects and social media use. I haven't been keeping up with Project Life, … [Read More...]


Celebrating 40th Birthday, 1920s-style

When it comes to celebrating my birthday, I have long since given up on the concept of holding parties and making any kind of big deal about it. That's why my last proper birthday party was when I turned 18, twenty-two years ago. And, every year since then, I started setting lower expectations on … [Read More...]

Frida Kahlo and Vincent Van Gogh "Selfies"

Exploring The Art of Selfies For A Week

Selfies seem to get such a bad rep these days.The equation often seems to be: The more selfies you take = The more vain you are. Goodness knows how many blog posts and articles I've read that mock selfies and the people who take them. I've never really tried to defend the whole selfie movement, … [Read More...]

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Diptych Project Update

It's incredible what deadlines do to one's productivity. After months and months (or was that years?!) of procrastinating on my large abstract diptych … [Read More...]

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Yay! (x2)

The first yay is for: Yes, my official b5 business cards finally arrived. Since I didn't go to … [Read More...]

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