A lot of people believe they can’t produce art or that what they produce is ‘crap’. From which perspective? Read the rest of this entry »
I’m the black sheep of the family.
I am not a substance abuser, alcoholic or drug dealer.
I’m not a thief, fence, fraudster, gun dealer or bank robber. Read the rest of this entry »
Reflection, shared giggles, and dimples.
Rose petals, snowed and fragrant fall on her head.
Tomatoes straight from the vine, exploding with flavor and juice.
Bees like mini helicopters buzz, buzz around lemon blossom. Read the rest of this entry »
We all assume from our own normalities, our own perspectives and experiences, cultures, histories, orientations, personalities and identifications. And strangely, no matter how many times life kicks our butt, proving assumptions are so very fallible, there we are again, assuming. Read the rest of this entry »
Have you ever been bored looking at perfectionist, somewhat predictable art which just fails to draw you in, fails to connect, fails to transport you anywhere? When I paint I want to create atmospheres I want to walk into, touch, even eat. I want dripping ice-cream colours, textures that make me feel I’ve touched them even though I’ve only seen them. And most of all Read the rest of this entry »
We so often take our lives so seriously, so personally. But how seriously or personally do we healthily want to take our lives? What might an Emo say? What might a sociopath say? Is the healthy stance somewhere between the two? Read the rest of this entry »
Who am I? I found this original amidst my own works. I don’t remember creating it and struggle to believe its my work. Is it a copy of a known work? Do you recognise it? Who is the artist? Read the rest of this entry »
I have 2-3 weeks before starting chemo for breast cancer. With plenty of surgery, blood tests, genetic tests, scans, biopsies, and soon chemotherapy I haven’t been able to work since July. So I thought I’d do something positive and sell off as many of my original art works as I can from now to the end of August in an Art-Not-Cancer art sale. Not only will art sales help by me some hats 🙂 but I see it as doing something to spur me on to then make more art during the four months I’ll be tackling chemo. Read the rest of this entry »
- Why admiration is not true connection – Polly Samuel (aka ‘Donna Williams’)
7:52 am, January 17, 2017