Drawing Lesson

I am not usually one to share ‘inspirational’ talks or pithy quotes. To be honest, most of that kind of thing leaves me flat – sorry if that seems cynical or jaded, but there’s a tendency toward the superficial ‘instafix’ in this culture that is served by this material. However – I have also been… Read More

Storms

  Came across this first thing this morning. I have always been fascinated/obsessed/drawn to/entranced by thunderstorms –  this time lapse work from Mike Olbinski is gorgeous. Will have to wait several months to get even close to a real thunderstorm, so I will just have to take in Mike’s work in the mean time. Thanks… Read More

Fascinating winter phenomenon – Snow rollers

Originally posted on e MORFES:
By Perduejn – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, Link A snow roller is a rare meteorological phenomenon in which large snowballs are formed naturally as chunks of snow are blown along the ground by wind, picking up material along the way, in much the same way that the large snowballs…

Growth

Have been pondering many (often divergent) ideas over the holidays. It’s been part of the process of getting back “into it” after the time away – thinking about what directions do I want to take in my practice over the next while for sure, and getting myself sorted for the commitments I already have (more… Read More

Spring!

I’ve been so immersed in work lately, that it’s good to have a reminder that it is indeed SPRING … The simple exuberance of those first bright green buds on the trees, the enthusiastic (and sometimes frantic) birdsong from the bushes … makes me want to be outside much, much more than I am currently… Read More

Ice Ice Baby

I’ve been doing some travelling recently, in and out of other parts of the country – and in and out of winter (and spring) along with the shift in landscape and time zones. But wherever I’ve gone, there’s been ice, in all it’s beautiful, slippery, dangerous glory. Slick sidewalks, crusted roads, feather-frosted puddles and windows,… Read More