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  • Natalie of Studio Yellow

    Art Chat #10 – Natalie Lynch of Studio Yellow

    Today I’m happy to introduce you all to my ‘art teacher’ and friend Natalie Lynch. I started attending Art Mentoring classes with Natalie at her ‘Studio Yellow’ in April 2021. I’ve done seven of…

    January 25, 2023
  • Maudie

    ART CHAT #9 – Maud Lewis

    MAUD LEWIS I recently watched a movie on SBS on Demand called ‘Maudie’. It was recommended by one of the members of my art social club. It’s about Maud Lewis.  Maud was born in…

    December 7, 2022
  • Block Printing

    ART CHAT #8 – Block Printing

    BLOCK PRINTING For Art Chat I decided to share about an art medium that I’ve been interested in revisiting for a while now – ‘Block Printing’ (otherwise known as ‘Lino Printing’). I’ve only tried…

    November 23, 2022
  • paintbrushes

    Art Chat #7 – Artists Block

    ARTISTS BLOCK – WHAT CAUSES IT? Artist’s block, like writer’s block, is a lack of inspiration that most artists experience from time to time. It describes a period of time when an artist has…

    October 26, 2022
  • Show 'n' Tell

    ART CHAT #6: Show ‘n’ Tell

    SHOW ‘N’ TELL Hello there! My last Art Chat Show ‘n’ Tell was on May 23rd and well I’m not gonna lie, I’ve kinda had an AWOL art mojo for a while and also…

    July 18, 2022
  • ART CHAT #5: Show ‘n’ Tell

    SHOW ‘N’ TELL Well here I am with another Art Chat Show ‘n’ Tell. This is where I share what art I’ve been doing lately. I had contemplated starting a monthly linkup where others…

    May 23, 2022
  • ART CHAT #4: Show ‘n’ Tell

      SHOW ‘N’ TELL I thought I’d have a show and tell element to my Art Chat posts where I share my recent art activities.  These posts will mostly be more visual than wordy…

    April 11, 2022
  • Art Therapy

    ART CHAT #3: Art & Mental Health

    Photo by Valerie Titova on Unsplash ART & MENTAL HEALTH I couldn’t have an ‘Art Chat’ series of posts and not talk about the benefits of doing art (and all creative activities) for our mental health. When…

    March 21, 2022
  • Art chat

    ART CHAT #2: Art Chat named and explained

    ART CHAT – named and explained! Art Chat is a new blog series – kinda like a mix of show and tell and coffee chats about all things art related. Last month I wrote…

    March 15, 2022
  • ART CHAT #1: Show ‘n’ Tell

    ARTY FARTY UPDATES vs LATEST ARTWORKS  As life is quite busy for me lately* I’ve been trying to think of an idea for reasonably quick blog posts, that are in line with what Write…

    February 7, 2022