Bring out the Oils … and Hoist the Sails

The humble beginnings of a new body of work, for an exhibition about Water. In this post I also delve into the past, where seafaring adventures and events are a huge source of inspiration in my art, and fuel my ongoing fascination with sailing ships and the ocean.

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Inspiration for Art comes in many Shapes and Sizes

I don't think it's possible to pin-point exactly how ideas form, as they tend to pop up when we're looking the other way.  It is possible though, to dwell on the various things that…

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Colourful Holiday Season and Crocheting

This time of the year is like a kaleidoscope of bright colours! Outdoors we have the sun, blue skies and a zillion shades of green splashed across the scenery; on trees, grass,…

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Magazine Design Mock-ups

What is a Mock-up? If you haven't stumbled on the word mock-up before, this post may shed some light on both meaning and use. There's a little background, a few examples, and even some trivia…

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The Divided Brain

In this post I want to share a video about the divided brain, in which Psychiatrist Iain McGilchrist takes us on a fabulously well explained journey... I watched it a…

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