A while back a good friend in the United States asked me to create a painting of Kali, the Goddess of death, time, and doomsday. Just after this request, I visited a market and came across a small mask which, to me, embodied the essence of Kali. I had to paint in the red tongue … More Kali
I’ve just been reading a really interesting and inspiring series of interviews of the singer/poet/artist, Joni Mitchell, by the journalist, Malka Marom. Ms Mitchell talks of a circle of magicians in relating to the musicians she’s worked, and her words reminded me of the circles of magicians in my life – all the women I’ve … More Circles of Magicians
I created this image by re-working digitally a painting I created when I was living in Australia. I used the “liquify” gizmo in Photoshop, then blurred the image I had of a mystery lily, again taken in Australia, and finally superimposed the lily over the new piece of digital art. I called it “Being Kind … More Being Kind to Yourself
I created this image from a photo I took of grass against a background of the Mediterranean sea. I’ve played with it and noticed on the right hand side a faint image which I imagine is a ship sailing to unknown horizons – towards a port far away, in hope, in excitement and, hopefully, in … More Freedom Dreamers, Freedom Riders
COMING FULL CIRCLE In late 1995 I had a Tarot reading where the lady predicted I’d do a short painting workshop and then start drawing images for people. At the time I thought she was barking mad and I’d done my dough because I was utterly hopeless at art. But shortly afterwards, in February 1996, … More Customised Digital Art – Just for You!
I have no idea why this piece of digital art reminded me of “Dream of Olwen” but there you go, the mysteries and vagaries of the Universe. “Dream of Olwen” was the theme music of a 1947 film called “While I Live” about a young composer who tragically falls to her death leaving her composition … More Dream of Olwen
I created another blank canvas this morning with a pale violet colour, then browsed the photos I’ve taken of flowers. I never know what I’m going to settle on, just follow my intuition. So today my attention was taken by a wild flower that my husband found growing near the apartment we stayed in when … More Bright Blessings