LOOKING for that special travel friendly accessory for your next holiday. Look now further and take a sneak peak at the latest products on Vibrant Silks website . The silk kaftan lightweight. versatile and suitable for all occasions it will take you from morning to night on any occasion. As these products are unique […]
ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE.
I started on this journey when I was in my late 60s as with a love of painting wanting to do something that will benefit mankind. OI decided to use my original art and use it on wearable clothing items like kaftans, scarves, sarongs, ans tops. The journey has been an incredible challenge to conquer […]
Silk Kaftans | the ideal travelling companion
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ITALIAN HISTORY AN INSPIRATION FOR MY ART.
Do you like Italy? What does an Italian holiday mean to you? .When I think of Italy I think of the history, the culture, the fashion, not to mention the food. There is nothing like an authentic Italian meal along with an added glass or two of pinot Grigio .I think my most favourite place to […]
WHAT DOES WINTER MEAN FOR YOU?
There is nothing like wintertime when we tend to stay indoors with that warm cup of coffee of a glass of red wine by a log fire. Sounds good ? Personally I love Winter but as we live in Queensland the Sunshine Coast we are only exposed to Winter temperatures for a few months sometimes […]
INDIGO PRINTS – AN OLD BUT BEAUTIFUL AFRICAN ART FORM
While researching designs the other day I came across this beautiful textile art form known as INDIGO an African print form. Why am I excited about this ? mainly as not only is it colourful but also a unique and modern print seen and worn today 170 years after it was first designs. A Dutch textile […]
ARE YOU CONTROLLED BY SOCIAL MEDIA WHEN YOU TRAVEL?
Only recently I was walking along the streets in the small township of Maleny situated in the Sunshine Coast of Queensland Australia. Maleny is a fascinating place to visit with its many contrasts , contrasts of wealth, people, food, clothes, lifestyle etc. In fact it is such a fascinating place that I found I was […]
“THE GREATEST DANGER TO OUR FUTURE IS APATHY”
Dr Jane Goodall a British Primatologist , Ethologist, and Anthropologist talks about making changes in ones life and to inspire actions that help ones environment. She is coming to Australia in June and July 2017 and hoping to encourage people to hear her message of conservation and care for the environment. She is well known for her […]
HOW TO START ON THAT EMPTY CANVAS .
ITS ALWAYS DAUNTING TO FACE AN EMPTY CANVAS AND QUESTIONS COME TO ME …. WHERE TO START?WHAT IS MY SUBJECT? WHAT COLOURS WILL I USE? WHAT PAINTS ? etc etc. In this blog I am going to talk about how I begin work on a piece of art. I wish to acknowledge the information from artist Johannes […]
ASBSTRACT ART TO DIE FOR.
HENRY HENSCHKE LANDSCAPES . I love these Henry Hensche landscapes the vibrancy, the colours and the loose abstract brushstrokes just tick all my boxes.He was an American artist born 1899 and died 1992 and his work has an impressionist basis in the style of Monet. His brushstrokes are bold , bright, and vibrant. My suggestion to my […]