I found this beautiful image of orb spiders that I think will contribute towards my next porcelain piece on spiders.  I have two project pieces in mind for porcelain at the moment, one is the spider one I was planning a little while back, and the other will be to use the design I ditched for Funny Valentine.  Here's the photo for the spider anyway....no ...

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I’m reading “The Gospel According to Coco Chanel” by Karbo

Yes I know I paint, write, work, blog, social network...who'd think I have the time to read, with family and a household to run as well??  Yes, I do read everyday...articles online for business, education, creativity, art, beauty- you know random stuff, but sometimes when I just have too much going on, and I know this is going to sound weird...I add mor ...

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So inspired…..Katherine Linn Sage

Spent most of this morning being totally inspired by lots of different artists and their works...thanks to facebook ;)   But this artist's works, by Surrealist Katherine Linn Sage, were something which got me thinking differently- pure inspiration.  I don't have time to do much at the moment- not even draw some sketches :(  lots is happening in my every ...

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  Fuchsias are an interesting subject matter because of their detail, shape and intricacies.  For my modern painting of Fuchsia Views, my focus was on the subject matter and it's impression, rather than a decorative element. This is a "Delta Sarah's" fuchsia, the source of inspiration: Here is my impression of the different views of fuchs ...

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“God is really another artist. He invented the giraffe, the elephant and the cat. He has no real style. He just goes on trying other things.” — Pablo Picasso Always liked this quote.  I always remember that the most important dynamic element of creativity is that of curiosity and risk taking which are at the heart of problem solving...that's what cre ...

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