In Costa Rica I spent a fair bit of time both sketching and photographing the seeds on the many palm trees that grew there. Coconuts are maybe the biggest palm […]
My friend has an arbutus tree in her backyard and as she says, “They’re always dropping something.” I’m going to focus on the way the bark peels leaving behind fascinating […]
I try to buy beads and jewelry wherever I travel, and turquoise one of my favourites. Two necklaces of Chinese turquoise, sponge coral and sterling silver inspired by the Tibetan gau boxes I picked […]
As the current view out my window is a study in black and white, without a single leaf in sight, I thought I’d warm myself up with some images of tropical leaves! Hawaiian […]
A long time ago I was playing around using the astrological signs as inspiration. This month (December) is represented by Sagittarius, the half human, half horse archer of the horoscope. As Sagittarius is […]
A group of succulents, already pastel, put through the free photo app Photoshop Express, using the look ‘Misty’. More of Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Pastel.
Most of my favourite camping trips have been the sketching trips to nearby destinations made with my friend and fellow artist Sue. Here are a few of my sketches and artworks […]