Paper trip!

I am in desperate need for new paper – so we shuffled things about and came into Melbourne town so I could get paper:

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The people at Melbourne Etching Supplies were so helpful, I’ve come away with a new packet of paper that I cannot wait to get home and begin work on. I’ve been doing a lot of drawing practice and sketching over this last week and have a few solid ideas that need to be realised and soon.. before I explode!

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Exhibition! Drawing!

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TWENTY FOURTEEN is on view from tomorrow the 23rd of August until the 26th of September. This exhibition is a showcase of all the artists represented by Scott Livesey Galleries – here is a link to a catalogue of the works that will be in this exhibition, which was also handed out at the Melbourne Art Fair last week. LINK. It is such a beautiful catalogue! I have my woman on bed drawing in this exhibition, with a wonderful quote from Rachel Power on my work in the catalogue.

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Face, tum & feed drawings

I have many sketch books that are filled up and I keep meaning to share them, but there are so many and I try to keep each post themed and then I just get overwhelmed or there is something else I have to tend to – Toddler, deadline, laundry – don’t forget to be social Lily.


Toddler has been demanding that I draw her lately.

“Mumma, draw me, draw me mumma, MUMMA DRAW ME!”

( FYI she is now sitting in my lap and we are fighting for the desk space.. Talk about multi tasking future employer poeple! )

Drawing and painting – 33 weeks


Recently I purchased what I refer to as ‘proper paints’ – they are amazing. ( David Hockney uses them, I was told by the lovely man in the art store.) So this was a good opportunity to try them out. I was in my painting shed for hours just blissing out on both of these amazing new experiences!