Some work in the sewing room.

I finally have got round to doing some framing work.  I have lots of bits and pieces in the shed/studio/sewing room which need to be used.  I have been putting off a few projects as I have been busy in the garden because things are growing so quickly with the amount of rain we have…

The Archibald Prize and some other art.

This is just one of the portraits from the Archibald Prize that were displayed in the exhibition held at the Gippsland Art Gallery as part of the regional tour of the portraits. You can see the winner and the finalists Here. The exhibition was terrific and well worth the visit.  Such a variety of portraits…

Our very own Winter Festival

It is winter here in Australia and here in East Gippsland we are having our very own winter festival for the first time. A festival which includes workshops, beautiful art installations, wine, local produce and live music. The Festival has venues throughout the East Gippsland region and Metung has several events to look forward to…

What is this thing?

I have been working on a project recently that my younger daughter asked me to make. It is not something I would normally make. You probably won’t recognise what it is as it is not completed yet. I still have to add the tail fins. These are all the parts of the object I was…

A beautiful gift

My younger daughter gave me this beautiful lampshade as a gift for my birthday.  I had seen it in a shop when we were in Canberra and I had commented on how lovely I thought it was.  My daughter had obviously remembered my comment and went back to purchase it after I had returned home. …