Category Archives: General Arts

Collagraph tutorial – part 2

I’ve now printed the final plate for my Other World series which I prepared and wrote about on March 11th and it’s come out very well, but there is a point I wish to stress about this kind of printing … Continue reading

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Collagraph tutorial

Today I’m reviewing collagraph printing and how to get a variety of effects.  This is both for my own reminder and as a permanent record I can refer to in the future.  If it’s useful for anyone else than that … Continue reading

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Japan and paper

Having recently returned from 2 1/2 weeks in Japan and unpacked my purchases I have time to reflect on what I brought home. Having said our farewells to everyone on our tour, my husband and I stayed a night in … Continue reading

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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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