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Hello from Sunday night

Hello from Sunday night everyone. Lately I’ve got out of the habit of writing my hello from Sunday night posts, and I began to miss them. For me, it’s really nice to take a little time on Sunday evening to reflect on my weekend…

November 29, 2015
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Drawing Challenge: Abundance

I’ve been thinking about our drawing challenge: abundance for the whole week. I asked Robbie what he thought of abundance and he suggested I ask a few friends and get the first thing which comes to their mind and then make something out of…

November 27, 2015
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A reward for cleaning up the studio

Oh my gosh the studio does get out of hand. The reason is that, when I start creating something, I reach for what I need, put it aside and reach for the next thing and so on, until there are brushes and inks and…

November 25, 2015
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Drawing challenge: Calm

I’ve found that in difficult times, whether personal or global, I tend to always retreat into art. And you. fellow artists, creative people, wildly imaginative, pink-hearted friends, I bet you retreat in your own way. Do your own thing to stay calm. It’s so…

November 20, 2015
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Tammie’s drawing challenge: deer

This cheeky little squirrel at my back door has absolutely nothing to do with this drawing challenge, except that I thought he was funny. Sometimes I put Milo’s cat food out there, especially when Milo’s all “I am the night!” and won’t stop for…

November 14, 2015
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Wood burning, Chloe inspired art

This afternoon I finished my work and was contemplating playing with some art. Round here, it’s not about missing the tools, here in the studio there’s almost everything I would like to use, but the key ingredient usually is inspiration. Chloe called me at…

November 13, 2015
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Drawing Challenge: Liminal

When I was a child living in Prague, my aunt Vera, (the artist), used to tell me a lot things people might consider nonsense. But it was the most beautiful, romantic magic to me, and now that I’m, you know, like an adult and…

November 6, 2015
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The king sparrow

Today seems like such a liminal day. Halloween is over and suddenly the red cups have arrived at Sbux…you know what I mean? Nov 1st seems to the the start of the Christmas season, but to me it feels like it’s being pushed ahead…

November 1, 2015


Welcome to our haunted house. Well, maybe not so haunted. I must admit that the garden is beautiful right now and I am resisting raking the leaves up because it’s my little piece of autumn glory, But it’s been too impossibly busy today to…

October 31, 2015