Taking a break

I don't know if you do this, but I use music to stimulate artworks, help me think about things, represent my thinking at the time, take me away, or simply chill and take 5....I find most genres of music do this for me....Ta Dave Brubeck :) ...

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While I'm always espousing creativity and being creative, the only way I got here was by the commitment to my cause, which is being creative *lol* That's today's big C word :) Lot's of things can spark and stimulate your creativity...happens to me all the time and sometimes too much ;).  But it's harnessing it, and making it productive, and making th ...

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Landscape painting is really not my "thing."  I am more inspired by the enviromental context of a landscape for re interpretation, rather than to paint one :)  Don't get me wrong I appreciate and love other artist's landscapes, and I have friends whose landscapes simply awaken my spirit and take my breath away...but it's not from my own work, I guarante ...

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'‘Never frown, even when you are sad, Because you never know who is Falling in love with your smile."   One of my girlfriends shared this quote with me on facebook a while back, I don't know who created the quote, but I like it :)   So here is my smile for when I am sad...I try not to frown, cos it gives you wrinkles ;)   I have ...

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This is an exciting time for me!!!!  Post-children-stuff-life painting! (maybe I could start a movement?! ;p) I've been ruminating on a series of canvas pieces in acrylics for a few months now. They were inspired by this version of My Funny Valentine...while I'm not a fan of Sting ;)...this song had a massive emotional impact on me at the time...and ...

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