A life full of color


Some lifetimes ago, a sixteen year old version of me failed to get the place in art school that she'd pinned all her early hopes to. Dismissed by the grown ups who'd repeatedly explained: 'being an artist isn't realistic' led to years floating adrift from my calling. (They were wrong. And this isn't what I do, I've come to realise, it's what I am)

100 drawings: the closing pages.


“I try to create fantastic things, magical things, things like in a dream. The world needs more fantasy." ~ Salvador Dali.

100 drawings: almost full circle.


“Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it we go nowhere.." ~  Carl Sagan. 100 doodles from 100 photos in my phone. This is the last but one week of my extended summer project. The last steps of a marathon. I have mixed feelings about it ending ...

The magic of magenta


2017 is my year full of color, each month I dedicate to a new color: 12 colors in 12 months, a trip around the color wheel. And what a trip! July has been a feast of violet purples. 

100 drawings: continuing the learning.


“Only that in you which is me can hear what I'm saying." ~  Ram Dass. 100 doodles from 100 photos in my phone. The story continues...

100 drawings: continuing the beginning.


100 doodles from 100 photos in my phone. The story continues:  It's past 100 days since I began this project now, but I'm going to see it through.. 

100 drawings: still beginning.


The more years I spend in this life, the more comfortable I am with being a beginner. I've been drawing since I was first able to grasp a pencil in one of my tiny uncoordinated mits. Some decades on, the coordination is improving, it's still a practice.. 

100 drawings: back on track


When I set out on this project, I was talking about it with some friends, I remember saying how 'it might not be 100 consecutive days, but I'm determined to see this through to the end". 

100 ways to learn


Every day I learn something new. Some days its to do with drawing, but more often it's a bigger learning about the bigger world. I can't always articulate the enormity of these lessons. But I will have a go: Here's the next 7 learnings I've uncovered!