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The Sketchbook in all its glory!

The other day the Fella brought in a box left by the postie. Immediately I knew it was the Sketchbook. Normally I dive right into things, but this was one parcel I wanted to savour. I sat down with a … Continue reading

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The Sisterhood of the Travelling Sketchbook #4

Well, the Travelling Sketchbook has arrived safely at its first stop, with Kate in Northern Queensland. As I was making it, I was thinking of the people who would add to it and then send it further on the journey. … Continue reading

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In My Studio

So much for making this a monthly post! It is well over a month since the first one…but that’s okay. It’s been a busy time. If you would like to show us what has been happening in your creative space … Continue reading

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Flinders Island, here I come!

Soon I will be off to Flinders Island, to stay at Mountain Seas Resort for an Artist in Residence stint. [In my mind it is more of an Artist Retreat.] Doesn’t this sound idyllic? Mountain Seas is contiguous to 40,000 … Continue reading

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Another outing for my homemade sketchbook and a special surprise for you

My little handmade sketchbook went to the exhibition of Jean Paul Gaultier‘s creations at the NGV, along with many, many other people. However, I managed to find a couple of odd corners to sketch in. (If you intend to see the … Continue reading

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An outing for my homemade sketchbook

Before I show you what I sketched, let me tell you about the exhibition where I sketched. Outer Circle: The Boyds and the Murrumbeena artists shows the work of members  of the Boyd family, one of Australia’s artistic dynasties. The Boyd name … Continue reading

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My new, handmade sketchbook, and some other sketchbooks too.

I love books. I love their smell, their promise of adventure into a new world, and how they feel, weighted in my hand. I especially love notebooks and especially, especially sketchbooks. They have thick white pages that beg to be … Continue reading

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