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'Sunset at the Bluff' for the win!

November 09, 2023 - So, this image was a Top 12 finalist entry - 'Colours of the Landscape' for Progress Printing. A gorgeous sunset taken...
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"Learning the Lay of the Land with Pa"

November 07, 2023 - Wow. I was just doing a scroll and came across this... scrolled back cos I thought - gee whiz, I have a photo that looks...
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Clique Awards heads to the walls!

June 17, 2023 - I was away in Melbourne when this exhibition was on. So just a huge thank you to my daughter Storm, who went to the ope...
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"Clique on the Walls", an exhibition celebrating the first two years of the Clique Awards

June 12, 2023 - Proud to be amongst the 48 photographic prints being featured for the upcoming 'Clique on the walls' exhibition. I was...
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A competition for the bird photographers/artists - ALL genres!

June 06, 2023 - Someone in the Bluethumb facebook group I am a part of was saying the other day they always find out about competitions...
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Shortlisted: Celebrating the artistry of photography

May 15, 2023 - This image was shot at Cape Hillsborough National Park - one of my most favourite places to visit each time I head to Ma...
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Picture perfect photography retreat: discover Singapore through your lens!

May 12, 2023 - The past few months have seen me deeply involved in setting up a photography retreat for seven days, six nights, in Sing...
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The 'sign' you want to see as a creative

May 06, 2023 - In the Gallery | Brisbane: A goal of most artists is to have a piece exhibited at a gallery. Excited to have one chosen...
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Professional framing - worth the investment!

April 29, 2023 - Professionally framed for the exhibition, and I must say, the results are stunning! Delivered it to the gallery today....
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And into the gallery ...

April 27, 2023 - Really really exciting to have this ICM photograph, "Tangled Beauty at Sunrise", selected to be part of the exhibition '...
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When it just isn't working, paint over it!

April 19, 2023 - When I got this piece out of storage (story lower down) I tried to simplify it, as I realised how 'busy' it was looking.
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Maybe it really IS all about - just starting!

April 14, 2023 - So a few days in, and a couple of layers deep, this is what the canvas is becoming. The textures don't really show up o...
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How to get past the... 'creative block'!

April 08, 2023 - Making that mark! It has been quite a while since I painted. Well, back in 2020 when I did my Cert 3 in Visual Arts to...
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Excited to make the shortlist with APM

April 07, 2023 - Out of hundreds of entries, appreciative to get another shortlisted entry with Australian Photography magazine in their...
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"You want to be a better (creative)..." April goals

April 01, 2023 - Words I revisit - they are apt - for both my photographic or my other creative (painting, watercolour) outlets... basica...
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A piece of me, loved by another

March 29, 2023 - Twelve months ago, I met with my sister and spent a week with her, in her final earthly days. They were special. Especia...
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Face plant painting, set to be the newest genre?

March 24, 2023 - Isn't being creative fun?! I've never considered 'face painting' as an art form before.;) My just turned one year old,...
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Out of storage and into the creative fire

March 17, 2023 - Over the past five years I have been a 'housesitter', meaning, I am, by choice, houseless and very itinerant. Setting u...
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"But why does it cost so much"?!

February 28, 2023 - As an independent discipline, it can often be difficult to put a value on art. As artists, specially those of us that d...
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Unleashing the Cracks: A Photoshop Adventure into Textured Terrain!

January 20, 2023 - Crack a Smile with this Read! Now, I might have been Photoshopping since the dawn of pixels, but let me tell you – this...
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Cutting up lino

July 14, 2020 - The third day: Thursday. New skills about to hit! Expressionism and a linocut. Start. Designing! Creating a coVid 19 ba...
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Charcoal and mess

July 14, 2020 - Day two: More charcoal. And... makeup something from the imagination! Whaaaaat haha. Well, black fingers was the days ve...
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And the days of learning begin ...

July 12, 2020 - An out of comfort zone journey, Ann Parrott: Day one: Cert 3 in Visual Arts "Painting". Only day one: and WOAH! Talk ab...
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Stepping out of the comfort zone

July 06, 2020 - CoVid19 has certainly made this an interesting year. Unable to travel anywhere, the first six months have been quite une...
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