Category Archives: Creativity

Blooms in the month’s bouquet

11 years with the Lord, today. Gathering blooms, smelling them, and appreciating that there are petals as well as thorns. Blooms and fruit aren’t possible, without pruning. “The cross is a discerning point for the authentic and mature Christian. Many

Blooms in the month’s bouquet

11 years with the Lord, today. Gathering blooms, smelling them, and appreciating that there are petals as well as thorns. Blooms and fruit aren’t possible, without pruning. “The cross is a discerning point for the authentic and mature Christian. Many

A believing life (31): The Bag with Blue Dots

Little Lovely J’s 7th birthday tomorrow. Intended to make a card, but ended up writing a book. So amateurish. Nonetheless, tons of fun 🙂 So happy to see both Little Lovelys pleased with their moulting Mawsons. (I have one too

A believing life (31): The Bag with Blue Dots

Little Lovely J’s 7th birthday tomorrow. Intended to make a card, but ended up writing a book. So amateurish. Nonetheless, tons of fun 🙂 So happy to see both Little Lovelys pleased with their moulting Mawsons. (I have one too

A believing life (28): Words

It has been a surreal week. Preparing for KK’s upcoming move to Melbourne. Making a favourite dessert. Having unusual weekday family meals out. Waiting in a project-less period marked by pencil bookings in the weeks to come. Meeting up with

A believing life (28): Words

It has been a surreal week. Preparing for KK’s upcoming move to Melbourne. Making a favourite dessert. Having unusual weekday family meals out. Waiting in a project-less period marked by pencil bookings in the weeks to come. Meeting up with

Skunkwworks 15: The 1000th day

1000 days! welenia studios has breathed a thousand days. Praise You, O God! For these 1000 days of Your love, mercy, and faithfulness. You enable me to live forward with great grace. “Your life in Christ makes you strong, and his love

Skunkwworks 15: The 1000th day

1000 days! welenia studios has breathed a thousand days. Praise You, O God! For these 1000 days of Your love, mercy, and faithfulness. You enable me to live forward with great grace. “Your life in Christ makes you strong, and his love

The Artist

  The last 2 days have been good. It’s hard to put in words what has gone on interiorly. Let’s just say His Spirit comforts, lifts, counsels, teaches and accompanies – exactly right. Am extremely grateful for the pieces that

The Artist

  The last 2 days have been good. It’s hard to put in words what has gone on interiorly. Let’s just say His Spirit comforts, lifts, counsels, teaches and accompanies – exactly right. Am extremely grateful for the pieces that

It was good.

Today was another Day -1. That usually means a full day of perspiration, sitting on the floor, stretching over paper 4ft wide and several metres long. And praying for inspiration (or at least, supernatural ability to copy some Googled drawing,

It was good.

Today was another Day -1. That usually means a full day of perspiration, sitting on the floor, stretching over paper 4ft wide and several metres long. And praying for inspiration (or at least, supernatural ability to copy some Googled drawing,

Selah @ Yacht Club

“Let the morning bring me word of your unfailing love, for I have put my trust in you. Show me the way I should go, for to you I entrust my life.” – Psalm 143:8 (NIV) “You may make your

Selah @ Yacht Club

“Let the morning bring me word of your unfailing love, for I have put my trust in you. Show me the way I should go, for to you I entrust my life.” – Psalm 143:8 (NIV) “You may make your

A believing life (9): Deal

The corks have no particular connection to my present thoughts. Just thought I’d put up a picture because I spent an afternoon getting and putting them together. It was a surprisingly peaceful activity. I don’t recall many times this year

A believing life (9): Deal

The corks have no particular connection to my present thoughts. Just thought I’d put up a picture because I spent an afternoon getting and putting them together. It was a surprisingly peaceful activity. I don’t recall many times this year

Heart-felt

Tonight I re-learnt an important lesson: Do what only you can do.  Read in one way, it also means that it’s good to know what your unique non-talents are! :p Here’s the story… ———- I think I’m in a felt

Heart-felt

Tonight I re-learnt an important lesson: Do what only you can do.  Read in one way, it also means that it’s good to know what your unique non-talents are! :p Here’s the story… ———- I think I’m in a felt

A quiet day

“I beg you, to have patience with everything unresolved in your heart and to try to love the questions themselves as if they were locked rooms or books written in a very foreign language. Don’t search for the answers, which

A quiet day

“I beg you, to have patience with everything unresolved in your heart and to try to love the questions themselves as if they were locked rooms or books written in a very foreign language. Don’t search for the answers, which

Skunkwworks 09: Indexed

In the trenches. Some days I really get into it, and I’m in what people call Flow. Some other days, the only thing that’s flowing is time. Believe it or not, I actually started by populating a document template that

Skunkwworks 09: Indexed

In the trenches. Some days I really get into it, and I’m in what people call Flow. Some other days, the only thing that’s flowing is time. Believe it or not, I actually started by populating a document template that

Dummy book

  Final class yesterday. PY bought celebratory snacks for us. Was funny, because we’d bought cakes for a surprise celebration for his birthday today! 🙂 So we had our fill before we got down to work. Final class – making

Dummy book

  Final class yesterday. PY bought celebratory snacks for us. Was funny, because we’d bought cakes for a surprise celebration for his birthday today! 🙂 So we had our fill before we got down to work. Final class – making

Foiled

It was such a long day yesterday. Must remember never to pack it so tightly ever. Was ready to sleep when class began; voice already almost gone. And I was in good company :p WY wasn’t feeling well, so she

Foiled

It was such a long day yesterday. Must remember never to pack it so tightly ever. Was ready to sleep when class began; voice already almost gone. And I was in good company :p WY wasn’t feeling well, so she

Poster Colours II

Such an interesting class yesterday evening. Ah, so this is how they get furry edges… interesting. If I had not seen it for myself, I wouldn’t have thought of using flat brushes to get such an effect. Plus, the pictures

Poster Colours II

Such an interesting class yesterday evening. Ah, so this is how they get furry edges… interesting. If I had not seen it for myself, I wouldn’t have thought of using flat brushes to get such an effect. Plus, the pictures

Poster Colours I

I really really like the combination we worked with today. Will practise. PY’s drawing is so nice! So much fun today. Was much quieter – engrossed with my 3 new little friends 🙂 An unexpected gift, tonight 🙂 Came home

Poster Colours I

I really really like the combination we worked with today. Will practise. PY’s drawing is so nice! So much fun today. Was much quieter – engrossed with my 3 new little friends 🙂 An unexpected gift, tonight 🙂 Came home