Tuesday, March 31, 2009

New Facebook Page and other stuff

In the past few months I have noticed I have been getting more and more friends requests on facebook from people that appear to be interested in my art so I have put together a separate page specifically for people interested in my paintings.

If you are on facebook and would like to join here it is - click link

Things have been quiet on the art making front of late for mixed reasons, I think it is mainly because I have been a bit distracted, my partner has been in and out of work ( yep feeling the recession bite) so I have had less time to focus on painting, he is very distracting, in a nice way though :)

I really want to get into a new painting sooner rather than later, I have lots of creative energy pent up, needing to be channelled, times like these I wish I had my own studio space to paint in, or even a small spare room would do!

Monday, March 16, 2009


I had such a nice day today. Anthony & I both had the day off, and since we had no plans and it was such a lovely perfectly sunny day we had to get out and about, so we decided to walk into town.

We were trying to work out we could do that wouldn't see us spending too much, as we have noticed living in inner Sydney you can step out your front door and before you know it you have spent $50. Anyway, we decided to go to the Art Gallery Of NSW (which is the largest art gallery in Sydney).

 We were so glad we did, we saw the Art Express exhibition and wandered around looking at 20th century Australian art, and analysing different pieces - we had fun doing that. 

Then stopped for a coffee at the gallery cafe. After the gallery we went for a walk around the Botanic Gardens, there is so much greenery around that whole area which is huge so many different, flowers, plants, gorgeous morton bay fig trees (huge trees) and the water looked so divine I just wanted to jump into the sea, but of course I didn't. The light of the sun sparkling a long the surface of the harbour was truly magical.

I took a few photos on my camera phone, they didn't turn out that clear, it was so bright and sunny out so they are a bit glary.
Anthony took this one of me next to some bright red flowers that I thought were really pretty. In this pic you can actually see in the top right (its rather faint) Sydney Harbour Bridge.

After 3 hours of pretty much non stop walking we decided to head home. I feel I absorbed lots of inspiration for new art, thought its all swimming about in my subconscious at the moment. Hopefully I can get some sketches down by the end of this week some time.

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Magazine Feature!

I just wanted to update my blog with some really exciting news - did I mention I was excited! 

The Magical Times magazine is doing a feature on my art!

It is a UK based print magazine and will be available in the UK at certain locations but will also be available for purchase online.

The issue featuring my art is due out in May this year. I just wanted to post this sneak peek!!  :D

Here is a direct link to the website: http://www.themagicaltimes.co.uk/#/aboutus/4532603955