Depth, highlight and contour in fine art and oil painting

Depth, highlight and contour in fine art and oil painting

I ┬ádid a three week stint as an ‘artist’s model’ for portraiture, mainly because I was curious and the pocket money was handy. I chose a Chinese outfit to look more Chinese since I never normally dress up or look formal. I wanted lots of bright flowers on the top of my head, as I …

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Janine Basil Gemstone Vintage-influenced Headband

Janine Basil Gemstone Vintage-influenced Headband

Today someone made my day. That someone is Karen Ho, my uber-queen of schtyle, fellow shipmate in the sea of life. Usually a parcel will come in layers of plasticky nonsense and bubble wrap and tape. Usually you will reach for scissors. But not today. The packaging is shockingly minimal, lightweight and beautiful, with not …