Hot Air Balloon – Art Adventure Begins

Originally posted on Ripple Poetry :
Yvonne Koolmatrie’s Hot Air Balloon, Queensland Art Gallery Climb on board, dreamers and travellers Whoever you may be, take a journey with me. Feel the woven textures beneath your feet. Smell the Murray River in the weave. Take yourself to the balloon’s edge Feel the breezes through the sedge. Touch…

Beading – Grandmother’s Lessons

Those of you reading my memoir blog will know this week I am fascinated with beading. I’m doing research into beading around the world to deepen poems and short stories I have in progress. How I long to travel to meet beaders the world over, but without the finances at least I can visit themContinue reading “Beading – Grandmother’s Lessons”

Serendipity: Miracle Monday 3

There are times when fate seems to be aligning all the planets and bringing brilliance our way – Serendipity! “The faculty of making fortunate discoveries by accident.” But is it our 0wn effort, and striving  that leads to these discoveries and events even though they may  seem to be accidental? A few days ago someoneContinue reading “Serendipity: Miracle Monday 3”

The Faceless Portrait

The Faceless Portrait is something I have been working with for a while, but haven’t ever gone into the philosophy of.   Seems there is a whole philosophy behind abstracting people either into the environment or their identity through taking the focus away from the face. I intuitively like capturing hands in the process of  action, Continue reading “The Faceless Portrait”