April Round Up

April Round Up

April was a big month for me with the release of the new original landscapes on the 13th and my first multi day hike on the Routeburn Track. I've a...

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Hiking the Routeburn

Hiking the Routeburn

Walking the Routeburn track has been on my list of things I've wanted to do for AGES and I finally - finally - got to tick it off last weekend. It ...

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New Paintings Release

New Paintings Release

Over the summer I visited my grandad in Invercargill and went for a drive along the coast and through the Catlins. I love the beaches at the bottom...

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March roundup

March roundup

March has brought cooler weather days and some good rain storms. I've loved spending rainy days in my studio and have found myself creating for a s...

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Creating a Painting

Creating a Painting

The journey of creating a painting can sometimes take awhile for me. It always starts with inspiration, be that a feeling, a mood, a view or a loca...

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A recent commission

A recent commission

Recently I created a custom name plate to celebrate the arrival of a baby boy named Hudson.  It started with some sketches... Then we decided to a...

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February Recap

February Recap

This February has been a busy one. We're currently selling our house and hosting open homes which has meant I've had to keep my studio VERY tidy a...

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Summer exploring

Summer exploring

After four months of lockdown followed by the mad Christmas rush, finally being able to spend time outdoors and exploring NZ has been amazing. 

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Pip's 2021 Portrait

Pip's 2021 Portrait

I try to paint Pip annually, usually around June/July but that went out the window this year and I found myself painting her portrait the week befo...

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November round up

November round up

In a normal November, I'm usually flat out with Christmas markets most weekends, and prepping for them during the week. November 2021 however, has ...

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Small business, big spirit

Small business, big spirit

 So 2021 has been quite the year, huh? I really hoped (we all hoped) that 2021 would turn the tide and be a better year than 2020, but the last hal...

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2021 Holiday Collection

2021 Holiday Collection

Christmas has snuck up on us and is suddenly here. I love the festive season for the sense of happiness and community it brings. It's feeling like...

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