Magpie Musings

J161 Out of Services

J161 Out of Service

Seems I did an oopsie – this page got left out.  It was actually done in September.  Its a portrait of Mum and I – somehow the artist’s subconscious knows what needs to be...


Cheeky Monkey Joins the Circus

Finally finished my altered children’s story book – Cheeky Monkey Joins the Circus (sorry Lisa Kerr). The oldest pages date from Nov 2014 – you can see how my art has evolved since then. ...

J174 Swingingws

J174 Swinging

The final altered page in my Cheeky Monkey Joins the Circus children’s book with apologies to Lisa Kerr. Inspired by a line already on the page:  “Swinging is the one thing in the world...

J173 Entangledws

J173 Entangled

Another busy spread in a re-purposed children’s book – it morphed in the making proving that art can transform – it to me, me to it not sure what comes first!  

J172 Out of the Darkws

J172 Out of the Dark

Inspired by Roxanne Cobel’s Creatures class where more is more – a woman after my own heart!  This is my first time doing some creatures from my imagination.  For those interested in how this...


Inktober 2017 is Done

I’m late writing this up but hey – I got to the end of 2017Inktober – 31 inky birds in 37 days each done to a prompt – a little late but still a...

2017Inktober6 Swordws

Inktober 2017 Has Begun

Im again making some inky birds to be part of Inktober2017 – the rules are simple – do an inky drawing a day for every day in October.  There is a prompt list to...

J171 Artistic Breathings

J171 Artistic Breathing

The latest page in my The White Man repurposed art journal – the title Artistic Breathing was a term coined by my chorus director – Lindsey Dyer.  I’m not sure it was quite what...