Back in 2001, this used to be called 'Fuel Bar'. After only a year of messing around with abstract painting techniques, I held an exhibition there as part of the Art Rage Fringe Festival. The festival was asking for submissions from new and experimental artists and I thought 'stuff it' and sent them some photos … Continue reading Find Your Own Lane
Is the life of an author like what you see on the movies and read about in celebrity magazines? What really goes on behind the scenes of a book tour and how much does a small (aspiring to be big) time author really make? I’m going to take you behind the scenes of my recent … Continue reading What really happens on a book tour.
A rainy day trip to Perth yielded some fantastic photo ops.
Take your ideas out of your head and do something with them. Take out a sketch book and sketch. Open up a notebook and jot down notes. Take your phone out and take photos. Don't be afraid to be the quirky one hiding in the shrubbery at a Mozart recital sketching the Cellist. (like this … Continue reading Take your ideas out of your head
I started 2017 with only one event booked into the calendar. Then it got cancelled. Bugger. However, by at the end of the year, I’d jammed that calendar so full of wild and crazy experiences and events that I didn’t have any time to scratch my bum. With a little bit of magic and a … Continue reading 2017 – an unexpected success
I've been playing with different art techniques and forms over the weekend. Two completely different results emerged as you can see and each had it's own unique feeling as I was doing them. It's about the process as much as it is the end result. I'm still working on the flower painting, however the minimalist … Continue reading Playing with different techniques
Don’t try too hard. Trying too hard to achieve an outcome sometimes gets in the way of things. Like life. Like grace. Trying to be the best puts you at exclusion of everyone else. You lose. You no longer connect with people because you’re trying to beat them. We race each other to the grave. … Continue reading Don’t try too hard