I love Thursdays. I facilitate a diverse group of wonderful people. They are mostly happy, but sometimes sad, hurt or angry. No matter the mood or pain they are experiencing I know they leave my studio feeling more at peace and able to tackle their problems better. That is the power of creativity and theContinue reading “Thursdays in the studio”
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Visit Lorri’s studio on the first Monday each month and try your hand at mosaics! Lots of materials to choose from. $10 to cover grout and adhesive costs. All broken china and tiles on hand are included 🙂 Its about getting together and having a relaxing time.
Pain and Art
Pain is a big part of my life, I so wish it wasn’t as I spend way too much time thinking about it, trying to avoid it and trying to find natural ways to relieve it. (chronic neck, shoulder and back pain – thanks to Arthritis). In some ways pain is the reason I useContinue reading “Pain and Art”
2022 was going to be so much better
Well, here we are, 5 months in and the promise of a better year has so far been very disappointing for most of us. The pandemic has become less newsworthy, as we have had major flooding and more extreme weather conditions. However, in Australia the fixation is on the upcoming election. The cost of livingContinue reading “2022 was going to be so much better”
The Sketchbook Project 2021
I decided to participate in the Brooklyn Art Library Sketchbook project. I purchased the little sketchbook for $30 USA and had it sent to me in Aus. I was a bit disappointed in the paper quality, however I tackled the project with my usual enthusiasm and now it is ready to send back to BrooklynContinue reading “The Sketchbook Project 2021”
My Quarantine 2020 Blog on Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/Swannie42 Visit my blog to find out all about my 5 months in the USA, 2 weeks quarantine in Sydney. The blog contains lots of images of my painting and drawing done during 2020.
5 easy watercolour wildflowers
Click here to view this great little video by Nianiani
Houses Zentangle Animals
Australian Landscape is the theme for these trading cards I am posting out tomorrow. Artist trading cards (ATCs) are tiny … they are miniature artworks about the same size as modern trading cards 2 1⁄2 x 3 1⁄2 inches (64 mm × 89 mm) These 3 are inspired by local Mallee scenery and created with watercolour/inktense pencil andContinue reading “ATC’s”