Thursday, February 26, 2015

Throwback Thursday

I began my artlove affair with birds in the mid-1990s.

 Along with birds, I also painted coffee and tea cups.I used many different media, and then I came across monoprinting. I love trying new things that catch my fancy.
My first attempt at monoprinting. It involved a piece of glass, paint and paper. I forgot that the drawing would be mirrored, so I got this.....

 ......... when I really wanted this

 Back then, I was teaching myself with bits of information gleaned from the Internet. A lot of it was incomplete so I had to fill in the blanks. This method was messy and limiting, so I put it aside.

Years later, I took up monoprinting again. Recently I did a project for Somerset Studio.... stay tuned !

Simplicity is the removal of the useless and the unnecessary--source unknown


  1. I will be looking forward to your monoprinting in the magazine. Exciting stuff!

  2. I'm all ears Colette and have ordered my copy xx

    1. Lynn, just in case... the blurb on the magazine website mentions my monoprints in the current issue, but that's a mistake. It will be in a future issue, but I have no info yet.

    2. Thanks Colette. Will watch for further news x

  3. I always love to see your art in print. It makes me happy that I recognize it instantly. I LOVE the bird in the top piece in this post.

  4. I am happy you love birds and making monoprints. I am looking at your fabulous bird monoprint right now here in our dining room. It makes me happy to look at it.


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