So I've just arrived home after attending Hobart's second Etsy Made Local event. And what a weekend it was! There were 132 makers and we had over 9000 people through the venue. It was amazingly crazy. I want to say a big thank you to everyone who purchased a creation off me, to those who… Continue reading What a weekend!
So I've been quiet. Very quiet. And there a reason for that. Well actually there's several reasons. I got sick in May. Thumping painful headache that came with a long lasting cold. I had some big assignments. Which I had to do whilst I was sick. Naturally. I had a couple of interviews for my… Continue reading So, update
Very pleased to announced that I will be at Hobart's 2018 Etsy Made Local market! It's back for the second year and set to be bigger and better than before! When: 17-18 November 2018 Where: Princes Wharf 1, Castray Esplanade, Hobart TAS 7000 I'll be there all weekend - my very first two day market! So… Continue reading Etsy Made Local Hobart 2018 – bring it on!
Title: The Art of Creative Watercolor Author: Danielle Donaldson ISBN-13: 9781440350948 Date Published: 27 March 2018 Price: RRP AU$42.99 I enjoyed this book more than I thought I would. I would be lying if I said that the cover didn't caught my eye when I first saw this title - Danielle Donaldson's whimsical artwork appeals to… Continue reading Review: The Art of Creative Watercolor
Title: Artist's Toolbox: Color Author: Walter Foster Creative Team ISBN-13: 9781633222724 Date published: 01 December 2017 Price: RRP AU$19.99 There is a summary down the bottom if you'd like a more concise answer to what I think of this book. This is part of a new series of reference books aimed at beginners to the world… Continue reading Review: Artist’s Toolbox: Colour
Thought I'd do a quick update on my goal to fold a thousand paper cranes. I dug around my cupboards and found the few origami cranes I folded over the years - nearly as long as I've stored all my pretty papers. So my current count? 100/1000. That's 10% done! Woo! Most of those are… Continue reading Thousand crane count: 100/1000
So one of the journeys I'd like you to follow me on is my intention to fold a thousand paper cranes this year. Yes 1,000 origami paper cranes. I've always been deeply moved by the tale of Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes. During a school trip to Japan we visited the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum,… Continue reading Thousand Paper Cranes
A belated Happy New Year to everyone! As some of you may have known, I attended my very first market end of November. Hobart hosted Tasmania's very first Etsy Made Local market just in time for Christmas! The lovely group of people who volunteered their time to organise this market were phenomenal, and the day… Continue reading A belated Happy New Year! Plus other news…