It’s no surprise that I love bold colour, and I’m absolutely loving the pet portraits I have been creating that are all about colour! I was listening to an artist talk a few months ago and it was suggested that all artists include pet portraits as part of their work
Last year I donated three artworks to the Incognito Art Show – I loved the experience so much that I decided to do it again this year! Some background – the Incognito Art Show sells A5 sized artworks at $100 each – the catch being you don’t know who the
As I have been learning about pattern design and running a business, there was one activity I did that really helped me focus my art creation, marketing, and clients to approach. That activity was deciding on an industry to design for. The industry I chose was swimwear, particularly sustainable swimwear.
Welcome to the story of how I got over my technophobia of using the iPad to draw and why I now love doing pattern design using Procreate. I’m one of those people that struggle with technology and tend to avoid using it unless I have to. Whenever I hear something
One day I had the sudden urge to draw flamingos. Not entirely sure why, probably because I had been reading about where to see flamingos in the wild. I have been lucky enough to see them in the Camargue in France and also across great salt lakes of the Atacama
This is a story of how some sleep-deprived creative work turned into my dream to see my art on eco-friendly swim leggings! A few months ago I was desperate for some creative ‘me time’ but felt so tired from weeks of sleep deprivation (courtesy of my young daughter). The thought
Let me tell you a story of how I attempted to create a pattern collection… Now pattern collections are basically a set of designs with a common theme, and one main (complex) design, with some supporting (more simple) designs. I am very good at understanding the theory of creating a
Living in the Sunshine State (aka Queensland, Australia) I am always wearing sun protection when in the water – both rash shirts and swim leggings. My ocean rash shirt had seen better days, so rather than scour the shops for a new one, I decided to make my own! Printful