Posts tagged - hunting bears

Brewing Adventures

Posted on November 19th, 2015

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You might not know this about me, but I like to brew beer. Over the past few years, this interest has grown from a passing phase to a full-blown passion. Now we that find our house is becoming too small to support our habit… a whole wall of our bedroom is stacked with boxes of […]

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 […]

Printmaking Bear Hunts

Posted on March 12th, 2015

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I’ve been meaning to show you the printmaking experiments I conducted around the end of last year.  I know, I sound a bit like a scientist in saying that… but I quite like the imagery it conjures! As a self-taught printmaker, experimentation is such an integral part of my creation process, and spending time trying […]

Birds We’ve Seen in 2015

Posted on February 5th, 2015

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We’ve set ourselves a little challenge, to keep a log of all the different bird species we see over the course of this year.  I’m writing down every new sighting in a little notebook that I carry everywhere, with the title ‘Birds We’ve Seen in 2015’.  I’ve also bought a brand new sketchbook that I […]

Bear Hunts around Wellington

Posted on January 28th, 2015

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We’re going on a bear hunt. We’re gonna catch a big one. What a beautiful day! We’re not scared. It’s the height of summer in New Zealand and the days are deliciously long and warm, which means that there’s no better time than now to go adventuring.  Shane and I have been ‘hunting bears’ around […]