Recycled Art collection of greeting cards

This year, i have decided to look into all things recycled, and thus come up with my recycled art collection. Recycled art is basically using previous images and transforming them into other images. In each of my new greeting cards in this collection, I have borrowed from other illustrations, drawings, sketches, paint textures and old […]

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you are my sunshine print etsy

Creating an Etsy shop

  The Etsy Resolution: The past month, I have been creating an Etsy shop makeover with the help of  two lovely ladies, Claire and Jess, down at Etsy HQ! There has been a group of us getting together online every week to eagerly await the weeks tutorial on how to maximise sales through our online […]

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“Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn’t before! What if Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from a store. What if Christmas…perhaps…means a little bit more!” ― Dr. Seuss, How the Grinch Stole Christmas! What did your Christmas mean to you? For me, it was family. I had a wonderful Christmas this year, and it was […]

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Tugun night market

Tugun Lights Up

  Last Saturday 29th November saw the little town of Tugun, QLD light up for Christmas. I was pleased to be asked to hold a stall at the event, called Tugun Lights Up, which was trying to promote local artists and musicians. Despite a few set backs the week leading up to the event, I […]

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Swell festival with the kiddies

Swell Festival with the kiddies

         When my partner came home from work with a photo of giant green tentacles on top of Currumbin Rock, I knew it was that time of year again. Horrah! Swell is back. I have visited this outdoor free sculpture festival every year I could, and just love it. I love that […]

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Miami Marketta

  July saw my return to Miami Marketta after many months away on maternity leave. What a change! The whole place has had a makeover, adding a roof to the outside area where the band are, more tables and chairs for people to enjoy the food and drinks available and another bar selling cocktails. However, […]

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New card range

  October 2014 will see the arrival of my new card range. Yet to be named, this range will consist of ten card designs, all based on recycling old projects into new ones. I wanted to come at this project with a newer, funkier feel, and explore changing the images I already have in my […]

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iampoppy magnets

  After half a year away on maternity leave, I decided to come back with a new product line. And thus the glass magnets were born. Such an exciting project, and they look perfect! I make them all by hand, so the amount of design variations I can have is limitless. They have been hugely […]

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Welcome to the Jungle

  These three prints were created in 2012 for a little baby Owen. His new nursery was to be kitted out in a jungle colourful theme, and would I create some prints which would fit in. As with a lot of my recent briefs, this was a challenge as I was not overly confident drawing […]

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Peter Rabbit

I was asked to create three canvas’s for this commission, all based around the Beatrix Potter books. This was a challenging brief for me, as I usually work with paper and ink incorporating collage and stamping. After much stalling, I decided to press ahead using the same techniques I would use for paper, hoping no […]

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