I realise that the things I feel, will not bring fame, or money, or a career. But they give me something so much more.
Are we an artsy fartsy family? …. Ooooh Yeah. There is nothing more satisfying for my boys than completing a piece of art to give to someone. They love painting, drawing, really anything crafty. So, needless to say, we were stoked to get this amazing gift pack of beautiful Educational Colours paint to try out! But not… Continue reading Educational Colours Paint Review & GIVEAWAY – Kiwi Mummy Blogs
Some time last year, when the boys and I went to a regular learning playgroup, they had their first go with paints. I was so excited! I imagined them being fascinated, still, natural artists. I watched the other new mums with their 9 month old babies having these beautiful bonding moments over the one thing… Continue reading Suffering for their Art
Yesterday, we cleaned out from behind Jacob’s little shed. Beyond all the Wandering Willie, the random bits of rotten timber, a barn door, and a giant iron scrolled window bar… We found worms. And lots of them! There is actually concrete behind that little shed, underneath about 4 inches of solid dirt filled with any… Continue reading Dirt and worms
Back in New Zealand. Early for the Rugby. South Africa vs. Wales RWC 2011. Slightly cold and damp before the match. Wellington from the dog park. Lucy Dog. Our soon to be ‘hood. Kia Ora. Soooooooon! Not that I am stalking our house or anything… After the hail storm… We’ve had a good first week… Continue reading Week One in Wellington.
Thanks to Tamara for including my print in this gorgeous and inspiring Treasury!!! via tamaralove1@ Etsy
It’s been a while since anything has been posted to our Etsy Shop… so here we go! Emma (Detail) There are a few original drawings there, as well as some prints. If you would like to see anything in particular, please let me know. xo
I am so amazed and happy!! We’re 6 people away from 200 followers on Twitter! You lovely people rock! As soon as we are able to hit 200 – I will be giving away a signed print of Mina to a lucky follower!! Get to it kids!! Make me proud!!
I have been working on small sketches lately. Mostly A5 and under. It’s nice to just get them out of my system, but am almost ready to start going bigger again. Also, just a reminder – the Because I am a Girl Fund-raising Exhibition will be opening this Wednesday night at SmartArtz Gallery in South… Continue reading Some small scale sketching…
As you know, New Zealand has been hit by some incredibly hard times. I am auctioning off a few prints on my Facebook page for the NZ Red Cross to help with the rescue and recovery efforts. They need all the help and support they can get. ALL proceeds from each item successfully sold will be going… Continue reading New Zealand.