Hand colouring with thread and other sewing

Being an artist is a broad term, but for me I start my art with a photograph and then decide how it is to be used. My return to hand stitched items began almost four years ago when I began my wearable art range of scarves that feature my photographic art of Bendigo goldfields nativeContinue reading “Hand colouring with thread and other sewing”

Beating 41.3 degrees celsius

This morning when I heard the familiar buzz of our native blue banded bees on the lavender under the kitchen window, I grabbed my camera. With my trusty dslr Nikon and Tamron 90 mm f2.8 macro lens, I hoped to get another shot of these fast, elusive bees. There were two busy getting their tuckerContinue reading “Beating 41.3 degrees celsius”

Nature at its best

Just found this colony of ladybugs in our garden. I was cutting down a palm plant we did not want and discovered this colony living in it. Needless to say we are going to keep the palm now! The bugs have set up right next to our white rose that has been a haven forContinue reading “Nature at its best”

Sneak Peak of collaboration with 12 Studio shed arts

For quite a few months I have been a mentor at a local arts group, 12 Studio Arts, in Eaglehawk who work with adults of all abilities to develop their own art. At last I am sewing up the final art piece in readiness for a future exhibition on the theme of wildlife rescue. HereContinue reading “Sneak Peak of collaboration with 12 Studio shed arts”