Category Archives: General Arts

The glory of oranges

I love my orange tree.  It’s the pride of my garden, closely followed by my mandarin and banana trees.  I’m not a great gardener but this tree rewards me every year, and I’ve just harvested kilos and kilos of gorgeous … Continue reading

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Livening up industry magazines

Every month in the office I receive The Advisor through the post.  It’s a finance industry magazine, very straight-laced, chock-full of mortgage and loan info, bank adverts, and all those other (boring) necessary financial facts our business relies on knowing. … Continue reading

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New Profile

I’m delighted to have finally got my profile uploaded as one of the members of Primrose Paper Arts. Click here to view it and then visit the home page to see what else Primrose Paper Arts are up to at … Continue reading

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A week of drawing

My involvement in Sturt Summer School last week provided me with the time and focus to try a variety of drawing media and learn some new techniques to apply ideas to paper. Drawing negative space. Charcoal: In this exercise I … Continue reading

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Primrose Paper Arts

My blog has been sadly neglected over the last few weeks, but not through laziness on my part! I’ve been having the best time working with a bunch of fantastic people putting together a brand new WordPress site for Primrose … Continue reading

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Workshop: The Mono Printed Brushmark

Experimental Printing Techniques I’ve mixed feelings about this one day class I attended yesterday.  The finished works shown by the tutor, Vivien Haley, were spectacular, beautiful colour schemes, innovative patterning and quality outcomes. Should I have felt a little put-out … Continue reading

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New papermaking experimentation

Following on from my papermaking lesson recently I had my second go on Monday with my own shredded paper.  As could be seen from my previous post here I had shredded some of the paper I used to print on … Continue reading

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