First day of spring

In the morning the grass was covered in frost. Yet the sky was breathtakingly blue and the day slowly warmed up. I got out into the garden to prepare the garden beds and to plant peas. Winsor & Newton watercolours on Daler-Rowney watercolour postcard (A6) The sun...

Improving with the seasons

19 March 2015 – Autumn bouquet painted on Arches hot-pressed paper with Winsor & Newton watercolours The seasons pass so fast. The nature constantly changing: the flowers bloom and wilt; the fruits ripen to be eaten up by the birds or to fall to the ground...

Goldmines Hotel

One sunny Saturday I went to the Goldmines Hotel with my family for lunch. The kids were very excited to show me around its beautiful garden, which was full of little nooks that could be inspirations for future paintings. I attempted to sketch one corner while waiting...

Back from Beach Holiday

Hello! I’m back from a beach holiday to Phillip Island. I’m not sure why I keep on insisting to believe that I’ll accomplish much more during the holidays than I usually do, including writing blog posts. The truth is I don’t even want to open...

Happy 2015!

First sketch of 2015: Bendigo Christmas Tree. Lamy Safari pen with DeAtramentis Archive Ink and Winsor & Newton Cotman watercolour in Stillman & Birn Beta sketchbook (14.0 x 21.6 cm) Yesterday was a very normal day for me: my husband went to work, I took the...