The Artist as a Scientist

In a way the artist is also a scientist. Scientists and artists both experiment. As an artist, even though I have qualifications and years of experience, I often feel when … Read More

Drawing Birds From Life?

Recently I spent the day with my sister at Zealandia. I’ve painted birds and drawn them in coloured pencils from photographs, but drawing birds from life?! I’ve wanted to draw … Read More

What is your brain’s best guess?

I recently listened to a Ted talk by Anil Seth, Professor of Cognitive and Computational Neuroscience at the University of Sussex – that’s a heck of a title! He invites … Read More

Mindfulness and drawing

YOU’RE SO SENSITIVE! Being of a highly sensitive and empathic disposition I became very familiar with the state of flight/fight. Growing up, I saw and felt things… not just my … Read More