Anne Lawson Art Blog

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I love to talk about my art ~ my inspirations, my techniques, my latest creations ~ and my blog is the place to read more.

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Watercolour painting for sale ~ follow the link to see more details. #watercolour #treepainting #originalartforsale #workonpaper Original Art For Sale, Paintings For Sale, Watercolour Painting, Art Blog, My Arts, Link

Watercolour tree painting

Watercolour painting for sale ~ follow the link to see more details. #watercolour #treepainting #originalartforsale #workonpaper

Embroidery ~ free form landscape Tent Stitch, Tactile Texture, Tall Tales, Blue Wool, Art Blog, Bohemian Rug, Cross Stitch, My Arts, Tapestry
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Stitch A Long #1

I am gatecrashing a monthly get together that Kate at Tall Tales of Chiconia hosts. Edited correction ~ apparently I not only gatecrashed the party, but got the address completely wrong! It’s…

I am using this photo for my latest tapestry work. Click to read more. Tent Stitch, Art Blog, Trees, Tapestry, Hanging Tapestry, Tapestries, Tree Structure, Wood, Wall Rugs
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Stitch A Long #1

I am gatecrashing a monthly get together that Kate at Tall Tales of Chiconia hosts. Edited correction ~ apparently I not only gatecrashed the party, but got the address completely wrong! It’s…

Time to stop and prune the roses – Anne Lawson Art Have Some Fun, Just Do It, Give It To Me, Told You So, One Rose, Different Tones, Rose Bush, Crossed Fingers, Art Blog
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Time to stop and prune the roses

My original intention was to write a post with a very different tone. I was halfway through it when I was called away. That gave me time to reflect on what, and how, I had been thinking. The origin…

A solo exhibition! Single Tree, Watercolor Landscape, Tree Art, Line Drawing, Art Blog, Art Work, Original Art, Old Things, About Me Blog
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A solo exhibition!

Well, in between getting the Fella home from hospital (he is doing very well; thank you for your positive thoughts) and my Mum going into hospital (she is also doing well, but still in hospital and…

Monash Light Try this walk next time you are at Point Nepean national Park. Excellent views and interesting information. London Bridge, Interesting Information, Military History, Art Blog, Habitats, National Parks, Waves, Landscape, Outdoor
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Monash Light

One of the delights of being at Point Nepean, or Mon Mon as the Boon Wurrung people call it, is the abundance of walks. If you receive my newsletter, which I have been sending out weekly while I am…

One of my favourite spots, this waterfall, in a beautiful and rugged part of Victoria, was great to see gushing over the rocks. Click through to see why you should visit. Good Excuses, Way Down, Fall Photos, Do Anything, Bouldering, Continents, Geology, Art Blog, Waterfalls
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MacKenzie Falls

Quite a few drops of rain have fallen while we have been in the Grampians. And the wind has blown, and it has been chilly. (Thank you for the heater, Denise :) ) The rain hasn’t really stoppe…

Women’s Peace Garden, Newmarket Saleyards and the Maribyrnong River Post And Rail Fence, Green Colors, Colours, Peace Rose, Feather Drawing, Anzac Day, Some Image, Art Blog, How To Find Out
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Women’s Peace Garden, Newmarket Saleyards and the Maribyrnong River

We have had some glorious Autumn weather in Melbourne the last couple of days. I decided my walk would be also be an exploration.Two or three times a week, perhaps even more, I travel down Epsom Ro…

How to draw with a water-soluble pencil Oyster Shells, Art Blog, Oysters, Graphite, How To Find Out, Pencil, Drawings, Water, Fun
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How to draw with a water-soluble pencil

A little while ago someone gave me a water-soluble pencil which then lingered in my pencil case. Until recently my work was more precise than this pencil would allow. I needed pencils that would gi…

Guinea fowl feathers, created in ink, and bright orange pumpkins have been keeping me busy lately. Click to see more, and to find out how you can own a feather, or a pumpkin from Anne Lawson Art. Feather Drawing, Feather Painting, Information About Birds, Large Feathers, Guinea Fowl, Pen Nib, A Pumpkin, Art Blog, How To Find Out
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A burst of creativity in the new year 🎨

This feather looks like you pick it off the page. Sorry it has been sold, but click the link to see other nature inspired art works from Anne Lawson Art. Feather Drawing, Feather Painting, Feather Art, Realistic Drawings, Love Drawings, Pencil Drawings, Human Poses, Nature Images, Pretty Art
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What happened at Kyneton....and a heads up

Portsea, Kyneton and a horse Feather Drawing, Horse Portrait, Racehorse, Outlines, Pet Portraits, Art Blog, Old Things, My Arts, Pencil
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Portsea, Kyneton and a horse

Menindee, in outback New South Wales, has been doing it tough. But it is still a place of rugged beauty that keeps me going back each year. Click through to read more.

More about Menindee

After reading my last, rather gloomy post you may wonder why I continue to go back to that arid outback land. After this year it’s a good question. There are a few answers….. Beckler…

What artistic fun I've had in my first week of my artist in residency. Read about what is inspiring me. Residency Programs, Small Study, One Week, Pathways, Geology, Art Blog, The Rock, Police, National Parks
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My first week at Police Point

Yes, the first week has flown by. There were a couple of hiccups, such as me stuffing up the dates yet again but they only little hicks. Now I am settling into a creative routine, which I will talk…

My new love affair with Port Phillip Bay is inspired by light and water, and weedy sea dragons! Read about why I am inspired. Sand And Water, Water Me, Weedy Sea Dragon, Sandy Beaches, Love Affair, New Love, Far Away, Mind Blown, Geology
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My new love affair with Port Phillip Bay

I grew up in Brighton, a bayside suburb. I would like to say that the beach was a big part of my life, but I can’t. We lived about 3 miles away, almost as far away as you can get and still be…

These five actions are things that worked for me for my open studio. Click through for ideas on how to make yours a success. Feather Drawing, Cross Hatching, Art Blog, About Me Blog, Success, Ink, Make It Yourself, Studio, Drawings
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Account Suspended

In mid-December I hosted a successful🎄 Christmas Open Studio 🎄. (A bit more about that success below) So what did I do that worked? And what would I have done differently? But first some background…