Objects of desire – flower vases/pots

Objects can tell the story of your life, they are guest actors in your own personal theatre and represent a moment, a memory, a person or a feeling. The painter Henri Matisse cherished his objects making them subjects of his … Continue reading

Rhubarb and custard

Working with limited palettes can be both liberating and creative. Continue reading

Lunch with Vanessa Bell

“On a clear spring afternoon I dropped by Vanessa Bell’s for lunch. It was one of those days at the Bloomsbury house, always cozy and welcoming. Vanessa had a little argument with the maid, but that did not spoil the … Continue reading

Mastering the Selfie with Maria Lassnig

If our Instagram celebrities think they know everything about selfies, they may be surprised about the possibilities of using the self-portrait (not only the face but the whole body) as developed by the artist Maria Lassnig¬† (1919-2014).¬† She really pushed … Continue reading