Category Archives: Arty farty

Crazy minds, Zentangles and Swirly People.


Every time we have gone away I’ve taken my pens and Prismacolour pencils with me and a drawing pad with the best of intentions of having time to just sit and unwind and do some Zentangle type drawings.  Has this … Continue reading

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For all you creative people!


As you might know, I love travel,photography and everything that falls in the fantasy realm. As a result I have become totally addicted to creating photomanipulation art from all of my images that I have collected over the years. My … Continue reading

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I’m making wearable art.


So, a new addiction seems to have me in its grips.  It seemed natural to move from creating mixed media art to creating art you can actually wear.  Not that I myself would wear it, but my models will be … Continue reading

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Playing with Barbies.


Lately I’ve been messing around with making strange art dolls. Here is an example.  Yep…pretty weird I know.  I made her face with scrunched up aluminium foil and some kind of wall plaster stuff. Because I don’t have any polymer … Continue reading

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Blood, sweat and bohemian tears.


I have been like a mad woman possessed these past few weeks. I don’t know what has come over me but for some reason I feel compelled to paint, which is something, in the past, that has never really struck … Continue reading

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The disaster zone.


If I were really pretentious I’d say I have an “art studio” But I’m not a pretentious sort of person, so I could say  “My craft room”, but it’s not really a room, because it’s a garage, and I’ve seen … Continue reading

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Is that art?


Art, as we all know, is totally subjective.  It all depends on what people make of it, and some people make a hell of a lot out of a simple squiggle. Reminds me of something I saw on Facebook recently … Continue reading

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It is what it Isn’t!


I’m in this mad creative frenzy at the moment.  Funny how that happens. You go through periods where your inspiration just dries up and it’s like you are trudging through this vast desert of “what the heck am I supposed … Continue reading

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My mechanical heart.


Man, is it raining cats and dogs or what!  (Where on earth did that saying come from anyway?) So I’ve been glued to the weather stations getting very excited at a predicted East Coast low which was supposed to happen, … Continue reading

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Steam punk wings (how to make)


Buying craft stuff is STUPIDLY expensive, especially here in Australia. I’ve been scouring the internet to see if anyone has a tutorial out there on how to make steam punk inspired wings (as a craft embellishment), seeing as they seem … Continue reading

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