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Felicity Deverell
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Who am I as an artist? As soon as I start asking this question I know I am stuck. I begin questioning in circles. Why do I want to be an artist? What kind of art do I really love? How do I find out what my inner voice is saying? I have just realized […]
Who am I?
Who am I?
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  I have been working on one painting since the beginning of the month, so three weeks now, and I am at that point where I don’t know how to move forward, inspiration is lacking, but I know that there is so much to improve on it. It is a portrait from a…
That slow stage of a painting…
That slow stage of a painting…
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Sometimes the day feels like it should be all over already, sometimes drawing seems like the thing I would least like to do, but then I draw anyway and the rhythm of the pen, the contrast of the black against white soothes me and comforts me and brings a…
There is Hope where there is a Butterfly
There is Hope where there is a Butterfly
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    I recently filmed a video of myself drawing, sped it up and uploaded it to my You Tube Channel. I used to do a few of these videos, but I hadn’t done it for years, so it was fun to get back to doing something creative like that. The filming went okay,…
Speed Drawing Video
Speed Drawing Video
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Last week I heard back from the show organizers that I have been accepted for the 2017 Christchurch Art Show! It is pretty exciting, and I’m going to have to get very organized very soon. The show is in mid June so technically I have three months to paint…
Christchurch Art Show
Christchurch Art Show
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For me art, gardening, my family/friends, my unborn baby, my lifestyle, are all so connected in my life that it is difficult when I write these posts to just write about art and leave the rest out. No, I’d rather take the name of lifestyle blogger… maybe……
Musing on Change with Rasberry Leaf Tea
Musing on Change with Rasberry Leaf Tea
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Starting of as an artist in rural Northland, New Zealand, I have never had any sort of art community that wasn’t on the internet. In fact it wasn’t until I moved to Christchurch last year that I realized that that was a possibility for me at all. Being an…
Some Art Inspiration
Some Art Inspiration
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Last week, while I was waiting for a canvas to dry so I could start on a large painting, I pulled out one of my tiny panels and painted my first painting in my new studio. Which is at the desk at the end of the RV we are living in now. I wanted to […]
Miss Marion
Miss Marion
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I now live in an RV, beside a ditch, under the pylons, in a suburb of the city. It is very romantic. We are back in Christchurch for the last year of Caleb’s degree. So hopefully I’ll only be living in a city until November and then we will be out of…
New Home for 2017!
New Home for 2017!
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  When I was 17 I somewhere discovered a passion for the violin. I had never even picked one up before but I wanted to learn. I spent hours on the internet researching them, watching videos on how to play and dreaming of buying my own. Then for my 18th…
The Violin and Me
The Violin and Me
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