COUNTRY NOTES: FOUNDATION RECIPES FOR MULTIPLE MEALS

Recipes to combine for multi meal possibilities

THE INSECT COLLECTION

I don’t know what it is about art and artists around the world.  I mix exclusively with artists and I can assure you all of us have our predilections in what we create.  I have a “split personality” artistically speaking as I am both an acrylic and pastel painter and bead embroiderer.  Lately since our… Continue reading THE INSECT COLLECTION

A NEW WEBSITE SPAWNED

Last night I launched my new website for my bead embroidery and other designs I have enjoyed designing and creating.  I already sell online and in an exclusive art gallery but decided that an independent website  (www.janebaridesign.com) is the way to go in order to have more administrative control over my products and the way… Continue reading A NEW WEBSITE SPAWNED

A BLUE LIFE MODIFIED

A BLUE LIFE MODIFIED My lifelong obsession with anything blue or turquoise continues.  When I was very small and too young to go to school, I used to accompany my mother as we took the bus into Geelong in order to go shopping.  We always went to see what was termed back then, “red Coles”.… Continue reading A BLUE LIFE MODIFIED

“A SMALL PIECE OF GLASS”

BEAD: “A small piece of glass, stone, or similar material that is threaded with others to make a necklace or rosary or sewn on to fabric” What I love about the meaning of words is their complete impassioned approach to the subject.  This definition of the term, “bead” fails to mention the currency value that… Continue reading “A SMALL PIECE OF GLASS”

EXHIBITIONS AND BUTCHER SHOPS OF OLD

I recently entered one of my beaded embroidery statement collars into an exhibition here in my home state of Victoria.  I decided to give exhibiting a go, rather than having my work sitting on a model’s bust in my work room.  My “bead embroidery” room is the centre of my universe these days and a… Continue reading EXHIBITIONS AND BUTCHER SHOPS OF OLD