I’m currently traveling to see my sister in Basel, Switzerland. To get there from my home in Auckland, however, it required three airplane rides including an overnight stay in Vienna. But due to my lack of planning, I had to literally have a Tom Hanks moment (you know, from the movie The Terminal). I had […]
Recently, I’ve been spending time at the hospital. While our young patient sleeps and gets better, I sketch. My subjects? People who wait along with me (like my husband). Stuff I make up (like Leminions). And photos in my iPhone photostream. Today’s #whileshewassleeping project is a portrait of my walking buddy Dianne enjoying her coffee.
I sketched this while visiting dear D in the hospital. It was Father’s Day (in the US and the Philippines –not in NZ – but indulge me), and I thought it was a great image of how a dad’s role involves waiting on his children. Even if it takes longer than expected.
Have you ever looked at someone’s artwork and said, “I’d love to do that, but I don’t have the time!” Well, how would you like to find the time to get creative? All you need: a stopwatch that lets you measure 10-minute blocks (I used my Fitbit Timer). Any un-lined notebook (my cute one is a $3.50 […]
Shortland Street isn’t your typical adventure spot, but I made it one during my Japan visa run. Following my coffee and walk-the-dog (and cat) ritual in our neighborhood, I hoofed my way to the bus stop and caught a bus (two actually) into the Auckland CBD. Made my way to Shortland Street from Britomart, and headed to the […]