Posts tagged - art

Market Finds

Posted on November 15th, 2015

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Just wanted to show you some of the awesome art that I bought from other artists at Craft Central! There were lots of talented people there, but I need to be a bit realistic about how much art I buy, so I had to restrict myself… here are my fab finds this year: ‘Tui’ print […]


Craft Central Wrap-Up

Posted on October 26th, 2015

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There are lots of words I could use to describe the Craft Central market on 3rd October… exciting, encouraging and inspiring are just a few of my favourites.  I had such a great day.  It was awesome to finally show the works that I’ve been piecing together over the last few months, and to get […]


Recent Adventures in Relief Printmaking

Posted on October 2nd, 2015

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I just wanted to show you some of the lino prints I’ve made over the past few months.  I’ve been experimenting with different ways to create texture and the effects these can give when layered over top of one another.  I’ve used my two ‘In Flight’ lino blocks, along with some kowhai and pohutakawa flower […]


Eight Weeks of Screenprinting

Posted on September 28th, 2015

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I’ve just finished an eight-week screen printing course at Inverlochy Art School, which is one of the best things I’ve done to further my printmaking skills.  I so enjoyed this course – I learnt heaps, had guidance from an experienced printmaker, and had plenty of time and freedom to practice what I was learning on […]


Birds We’ve Seen in 2015: 30-40

Posted on September 11th, 2015

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We seem to have lost a bit of momentum on this project over winter.  I guess it was to be expected – with more rainy, dreary days, and most of the common birds already crossed off our list, the mission became a bit harder.  As we head into spring, it’s easier to feel like adventuring […]