Tag Archives: acrylic

When life doesn’t stop

We all have those times.  Times when we are too busy.  Sometimes our busyness is having too many things to do.  Other times its simply having one stressful thing.  Whatever it is there has to come a time when life … Continue reading

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Princess

… She dressed up in her princess dress, “I’m a princess!” she said as she twirled and danced about… The magic of childhood; imaginative and unhibited.  My daughter with her precious curls, her beauty is the magic God gave her, … Continue reading

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Koi Pizzazz

  I have had this painting brewing now for about 8 months after walking into a Japanese merchandise store and seeing a beautiful water colour Koi painting on the wall.  This painting was delicate and gentle, showing the graceful movement … Continue reading

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We have so much space!

On a recent trip to Yorke Peninsula I was mesmerised by the vast space that surrounded me.  It was beautiful and peaceful.  I kept saying to my husband would you just look at those clouds in the sky, or look … Continue reading

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Moonta’s Former Toil

Sometimes it takes something from the past to impact you and remind you of the goodness we modern Century Australian’s live with. Our standards of living, our expectations of our workplace environment and concepts of a child’s right to be … Continue reading

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Tones they make the difference

In January, after a long stint of failed attempts to paint, I painted a quick painting of one of my local beaches Silver Sands.  It was a spontaneous simple painting, that (at the time) was crucial in breaking the “painters … Continue reading

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Painting is more than skill

Turquoise waters of Maslins Beach           The other day I was painting along side my son.  Ewan was was doing a paint by colour water colour,  I was completing a painting of Maslin’s Beach.  Ewan started … Continue reading

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The hungry time monster

Up at 6am, wake Ewan, the daily school grind has started.  Off I start: “School uniform on Ewan, shoes on, its a hot day so sandles on, or its a cold day so boots, time for breakfast, brush your teeth, … Continue reading

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Critiquing welcome

I love paintings that are loose and free.  I have always wanted to paint this style.  So last night I thought that I would stop lamenting and just give it a try.  I pulled out my acrylics, canvas, paint brushes, … Continue reading

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