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ART CRAWL VIRTUAL visit 101

Part of the 2020 Sunshine Coast Art Crawl this year will be VIRTUAL. A unique chance to see the artists at work, visit the galleries or studios and experience our creative atmosphere – whether here or from afar.I will be posting several videos created for this purpose. Talking about my inspiration, my process and what […]

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COLORING sheets FREE download #poyntercolor

Some of us can’t get out right now to enjoy the Spring Blooms and beauty of the Cherry trees. Or you are looking for some creative relaxation during your isolation. You can download and print (or color on your digital tablet!) these illustrated coloring sheets and enjoy some spring and underwater fun. PRINT: on regular […]

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Best use of my time on INSTAGRAM

I know a lot about making art. I know a bit about the internet. I know a bit about how algorithms and technology works for searching and social media feeds. I know a bit about marketing. I hear the scary news about scams and the pitfalls of sharing online. I want to grow my “recognition” […]

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Complimentary reading. A Handmaids Tale & A Thousand Splendid Suns Margaret Atwood is a hero of mine. I have read almost everything she has written, and love to hear her speak. I recently re-read my tattered (original) copy of A Handmaids Tale. I wanted to refresh my impressions BEFORE watching the television version. Its not […]

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On the road – and off the hook.

It has been a devastating and exhausting year. The studio, the gallery and garden a mess… a loss of focus and energy. Grief is a complex and mysterious thing.  It brings us together and tears us apart. I am still standing. But obviously my online presence has taken a back seat… or better described as […]

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Sharing the Shore – Armours Beach MURAL

installed MARCH 29. 2019 I have done several public art and graphic productions projects for our little town of Gibsons. I like to ensure that the potential of the site and ALL the client’s expectations and benefits to the community are not only met – but exceeded. More than simply decoration on a wall. So […]

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NOV 2018. its been a bloggin long time

I have the reputation in our household as having the patience of a saint when it comes to technical stuff on the computer – I am the resident Geek. I had committed to myself to post and blog all about my travels and painting adventures in Italy throughout May 2019 – and started out with […]

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Day 3 Milan to LODI

One of the benefits of an “office” front for our AirBnB is that they will securely store your luggage coming/going. Such a bonus next to the train station – where we launched the next leg of our journey after a morning of touring the Brera gallery (So many Madonnas…)  Botanical Garden/observatory and creative Montenapoleone district.  […]

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Day 2 MILAN and the Metro

A great sleep was had after we closed the soundproof window on the street bars and cafes. 2:30 am mid week these guys are still partying. A lively city ALL night. Fortunately the large supermarket Essalunga was open early (according to our jet lag) and on the way we discovered the very best bakery cafe. […]

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