Another quick update..

Well finally as you were informed I got my 5 year UK Visa and I have now booked all my flights! I leave Brisbane on July 23rd and I go to Sydney. I leave Sydney on July 25th for London. So I am just chilling in Sydney for a day and 2 nights to try and detach myself from family and friends before I leave the country altogether.

If anyone has any tips on how to deal with the complete whirlwind of emotion I’m going through right now, throw them at me.

I feel like I don’t even remember who I am. Excitement, nerves and despair all at once.

Brisbane Meet January 08

Well, Brisbane finally took the plunge and we had our first meet where people actually attended!! The lovely Helen (LittleHelen) arrived at my house at 10am Sunday morning to me still in my pyjamas, so naturally I put her to work in my kitchen :p It rained most of the morning and we were a little disheartened as our meet was a picnic in the Brisbane Botanical Gardens! Luckily by the time we’d driven to Brisbane from the Gold Coast the skies were blue and it was hot and sunny! Helen and I put our balloons up and set up our table just as the first Brisbanite arrived! It was a fun, relaxed, enjoyable afternoon and it was wonderful to finally meet some Brisbane artists.Here’s a few pictures from the day!

(Jack01 aka Collie also came with her husband Peter and brother Kev but they …

Credit Where Credit's Due - Kimbaross

Kimbaross !! Kimbaross was raised in a small town and currently resides in Boronia, Victoria, Australia. I’ve admired Kimbaross’s artwork for quite a while now, mainly due to his great use of colour and undeniably unique and individual style. His portrayal of the mundanities of day to day life speak volumes to me personally and I believe something new can be gathered from each one of his wonderful works each time you view it. In Kimbaross’s own words…
“I mainly use oils for painting as I love the feel and smell of the stuff and as a result, I probably have long term heavy metal poisoning. I also use a lot of oil pastels for drawings as I love the semi control I have over the finished work and because I feel like a big kid using them. I have been experimenting with pencil and ink l…

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