This past week has been a bit of an eye-opener for me. Over the past few weeks I’ve been exploring digital art, which really took off when I found a gizmo on Photoshop where you can drag colours around and create amazing patterns from the base picture. Then this week I joined an on-line class … More DIGITAL ART DREAMING
Last night and this morning I could hear the Mediterranean shooshing away in the background. We only live five minutes from the sea and I love the fact that we are close to water yet we have a rather imposing mountain formation running down parallel to the coast, again about five minutes from us and … More My very own Chi Gung practice
Every day I get in my inbox a post from Panhala, a Yahoo group, which includes poetry, music and a lovely photo. It’s always uplifting but this post resonated for me because it’s something I’ve been paying a bit of attention to – no, not twigs but art and its essence. Twigs (excerpt) And so … More Art with Heart – not Art with Dollars.
It’s funny where life takes you in the creative field. I’ve been looking back at the art I’ve posted onto artist sales outlets and can see a clear stages in what I’ve created. When I lived in Boonah, in Queensland, from 1994-2002, I focused on mandalas and working with art pencils on black cardboard. I … More The digital arty-farty fairy!
A couple of blogs back I wrote about social justice and human rights, so I thought I’d just pop into this blog the two mantras which motivate me. The first one, very often quoted, is from Pastor Martin Niemoeller who was a German pastor and theologian. Initially he supported Hiter’s rise to power but he … More My Social Justice Mantras
I’ve read a lot of advice about blog writing, a lot of which suggests focusing on one subject or theme so that you can build up followers. Well, the point of my blog is that I write about what interests me or catches my attention or what I feel passionate about, so it jumps all … More Blogging on the road less travelled
On a completely different subject to my last post (or you can choose different from/than if you’re a grammar nazi), I really wonder sometimes about the fashion world. Today I saw an ad for Dolce & Gabbana, one of a sort of on-going series of ads, where pallid young men hang around in the background, … More The Fashion Crazies