I made this collage/mixed media painting for my mother a few years back. She is a garden freak and loves flowers, and besides our rather tough Mother-daughter story, I have much love for her. Continue reading “Mother’s Garden – Mixed Media Project”
The night tree blossoms in the dark,
and grows dreams.
Its branches hang low,
spreading a heavy scent, like jasmine.
And when its dreams are ripe
or a soul. Continue reading “Night Tree – Acrylic Painting”
I love working with mixed media, acrylics, inks, sprays, stencils and stamps and although I’ve got more into Gelli printing over the years this was one is of my earlier spray ‘backgrounds’ for an art journal. Continue reading “Ink Spray Mixed Media: Birds greeting the Morning Sun”
The others have left and went home.
The trenches are empty, and with bleeding wounds and a parched throat, I see only smoke. And a woman. Continue reading “Pastel Crayons on Canvas: War, Love and Devotion (poem)”
to let the universe take over
and all my passions flow
to let the breath command me Continue reading “Birthwaves 2”
to let the emotions flow
to let the breath take over
to let the world pass through me
to give birth Continue reading “Birthwaves 1”
30cm x 30cm
A Woman’s Wisdom
In the dark hours we women have shown
our resilience, our resourcefulness, our courage.
We know when to be quiet and when to scream. Continue reading “Pastel Crayons on Canvas: A Woman’s Wisdom”
Acrylic painting 60 x40cm
Love has wings
And when all others fail me
she is the one who stays
who holds my hand,
who counts my tears,
and paints with them. Continue reading “Acrylic Painting: Love has Wings”
When she’s not with me,
guarding my thoughts,
watching my shadow, Continue reading “Acrylic Painting: Her Distant Splendor”
And He watches…
And when all shadows sleep
he is awake.
And when all smokes have lifted,
his wings appear.
And when I’m alone
there is his voice. Continue reading “Watercolour Drawing: And he watches…”