Tag Archives: Painting

“She’d never been able to look at sparrows without a faint sickness in her stomach, but she’d long forgotten why. Until now.”

Ciao art- and book-lovers! It’s been a long while between portraits, mainly because it’s a total hoot writing and illustrating books. And painting vintage cars, of course  But earlier this year I discovered a remarkable young person who inspired me to lift my portraitist’s brush once again. I won’t tell you her name just yet, but here’s a sneak peek… Read more »

“A dirty book is rarely dusty” – Anon.

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This month, in my last post for 2016, I’m going a bit fangirl over this artist: CINDY LANE. Now, I’m not going to repeat what you’ll find in Cindy’s bio: about her studio in Perth, right beside the Indian Ocean, and her stunning portrayals of beaches and oceans and every living thing. I’m not going to rave about the incredible… Read more »

“Ratty’s banter and tomfoolery charmed and disarmed the unwary, drawing his victims in.”

Hello lovelies, A few international artists (204 to be precise) joined forces (like superheroes!) and created something really small in support of something REALLY BIG! I’m so privileged to be part of “A Small World” International Art Show for Cancer Research – these are postcard sized paintings 10cm x 15cm (or 4″ x 6″ for you Imperials) – and this is your chance to… Read more »

Hallå everyone! Happy last day of winter!

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Hallå everyone! Happy last day of winter … the winter during which I’ve been painting furiously for an upcoming art show and totally ignoring the First Draft of the Manuscript for Book Two. I can pinpoint the day I left the manuscript exactly … the thirty first of May … ‘twas that day I backed up the document, put a spare copy onto… Read more »

Merry Christmas to you all!

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Merry Christmas to you all, lovely readers and art lovers. Thank you for being utterly brilliant and for your wonderful support of my very first literary offering. So many of you have told me you’re planning to read the book over the holidays … I’m imagining Kindles propped up on poolside deckchairs and paperbacks on fireside wingback armchairs, pages covered in wet… Read more »

Another taste of Book Two, Untitled and Unedited

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  A little bit manic here at our own house, with builders and painters and sparkies working furiously away. Trying to look at it as inspiration – fodder, if you will – for Book Two. Here’s another tidbit, lovely readers. Enjoy.   “Lights, Camera, Action   Maurice Ellis was poised at the beginning of the long walkway which ran in… Read more »

Developing my Lady Beatriz …

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Sketching, sketching, painting, painting … trying to bring my characters to life on paper and canvas for Book Two. Will post another snippet soon (did you like the last one?) Rx

Et voilà!

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And here it is! Sending out big thanks to Dane of Ebook Launch for taking my illustration and transmogrifying it into a spectacularly creepy book cover. Drop me a line and tell me what you think! Rosa x

Notebooks & drawstring bags & cute things …

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Redbubble just keeps bringing out more & more great stuff. Now drawstring bags & notebooks! Huzzah!… Here’s the link: Rosa Fedele for Redbubble