Happy Christmas and New Year

Sidney Slapstick (knitted 2002, photograph re-edited 2014)

Sidney Slapstick (knitted 2002, photograph re-edited 2014)

Wishing you and yours a wonderful Christmas holiday and a creative New Year.

Create from the heart

Protea sketch, 2010

Protea sketch, 2010

“If I create from the heart, nearly everything works; if from the head, almost nothing.” Marc Chagall

Everywhere and all the time

Market Day sketch, ink and watercolour, 2014

Market Day sketch, ink and watercolour, 2014

“Draw everywhere and all the time. An artist is a sketchbook with a person attached.” Irwin Greenberg

What you see

The Purple Garden — acrylic on canvas, 102 x 102 mm, 2014

The Purple Garden — acrylic on canvas, 102 x 102 mm, 2014

“It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.” Henry David Thoreau

The little painting with a lot of texture (a lot of texture!) — based on an acrylic study originally posted here

Anything can happen…

Blank Canvas ­­— 230 x 305 mm, 2014  (not for sale... yet)

Blank Canvas ­­— 230 x 305 mm, 2014 (not for sale… yet)

“Listen to the mustn’ts, child. Listen to the don’ts.
Listen to the shouldn’ts, the impossibles, the won’ts.
Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me…
Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.”

Shel Silverstein