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Creating a Silk Altar Cloth in Firey Colours

I’ve just finished creating a lovely silk satin altar cloth with very firey colours and mandala design. I added some golden-coppery metallic accents for a nice sparkle and then took some photos. I’m sharing here with you both the finished item as well as an animated slideshow I created and posted on YouTube. Just click […]

Rainbow Silk Scarves with a New Twist

As many of you know I love to paint with vibrant rainbow colours when I get my silks out. And over the past few years I have created all sorts of rainbow designs on my scarves. But this month a customer asked me to paint a rainbow silk with a new twist. This time I […]

Spring Silk Painting Giveaway – A Leafy Silk Panel for your own Project

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Sorry – the prize draw is closed. Hope you’ll join in next time. It’s been such a long time since I’ve done a giveaway so I thought I would remedy that as I sit here in our attic listening to the heavy rainy drumming down on the velux windows. I’d love to give this silk […]

A Rainbow is Born – Painting a Colourful Silk

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I’ve just been painting a very large rainbow silk and thought I’d share some of the photos I took as I went along. I no longer have my attic studio so here I am dragging in everything from the outhouse. My old work top to lay on top of the dining room table. Setting up […]

Rainbow Coloured Silk Scarf with Salt Effect

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This pretty rainbow scarf takes you through all the chakra colours and gives you a real dose of colour therapy, bringing you all the wonderful vibrations from these gorgeous lively colours. Each colour blends beautifully into the next. You can’t help but smile when wearing one of these as it’s a complete colour therapy all […]

Marbled Fuchsia and Rose Quartz Pink Silk Scarf

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A beautiful fresh melange of pinks and fuchsias, soft rose quartz, healing for the heart chakra. Wearing this loving colour combination is so warming and nurturing. It’s a subtle shower of nourishing colour therapy. This sweet little scarf measures approximately 28cm x 130cm and has prerolled edges. As you can see from these photos, you […]

Silk Kaftan in Pink, Fuchsia and Burgundy Crepe de Chine

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It’s so lovely to be able to showcase my first hand painted silk kaftan and put it out there as a trailblazer for all the other silky garments that are floating around in my head and want to be birthed into my creative workspace. This first piece is quite a bold pattern as this photo […]

Silk Kaftans in Pink, Fuchsia, Burgundy … Part 2

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So here’s Part 2. I never did show you what this lovely piece of silk turned into. If you’ve read Silk Kaftans in Pink, Fuchsia and Burgundy Part 1, you will know that I created a silk in the batik technique with various shades of pink, fuchsia and burgundy. It was left to dry thoroughly, […]

Silk Mandala Soul Painting

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A beautifully expressive soul mandala painting. One that captures the essence of who you are. Radiant rainbow colours emanate from the central mandala motif. If you would like something similar painted especially for you, please contact me to find out more. This silk panel measures 43cm (approx. 172) and is painted on silk crepe satin […]

Spring Flower Mandala

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This sweet little mandala is a fresh burst of colour, heralding the spring jsut around the corner. A mix of oranges, greens and purples with delicate buds about to bloom. I painted this using gold liner and silk paints on crepe satin silk. It features in my upcoming silk painting tutorial which shows step by […]

Valentine’s Hearts Pretty in Pink

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Last week I created another silk, layered in batik technique, featuring sweet lovehearts. I’m sharing here a few photos showing you what I got up to in the process. Here I am painting some base coat patterns in 2 shades of fuchsia. The synthetic light doesn’t show this too well. When the spirals are all […]

Feng Shui Koi Silk Scarf with Gold and Light Green Accents

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How auspicious to wear a highly unique, one-of-a-kind silk scarf, hand painted with love, around your neck as you go about your day. According to feng shui, they are symbols of wealth and abundance. Pretty gold outlines against a background of blacks and muted blues shimmering in the depths. Soft light green sets a sharp […]

Purple Silk Scarf in Batik Crepe de Chine with Waves and Leaves Design

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A soft, purple, crepe de chine silk with a medley of designs. Various shades of purple, lilac and pink layered with dancing leaves and waves. Each time you fold the scarf differently, a different part of the design comes to the fore. Painted using the batik technique with healthy, friendly soya wax and then steam […]

Silk Kaftans in Pink, Fuchsia, Burgundy … and everything inbetween Part 1

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This weekend I’ve been painting a kaftan on crepe de chine silk in a medley of pinks and burgundy. I just had to share the photos with you so far. I recently had my worktable enlarged and I certainly needed the extra space for this large format silk in 110cm x 190cm (approx. 44″ x […]

Bold Coloured Mandala with Gold Resist and Leaf Pattern

This is a silk mandala I created using a selection of very bold colours. The lines are drawn using gold resist and the individual areas painted in using professional steam set silk dyes. The painting shows examples of the salt technique as well as blending colours together and adding gold embellishments on top. Once completed […]

Swadhisthana Sacral Chakra – Vibrant Sensual Orange Silk

Beautiful orange conjures up so many things. Such vibrancy. Alive and uplifting. The colour of joy and pleasure. And how magical to combine it with soft, luxurious silk. The sacral chakra – the seat of womanhood, the seat of the soul, the source of creativity, free expression and sensuality, sexuality, emotions, movement.  This colour is […]

Green Raw Silk Crop Circle Wall Hanging with Gold Embellishments

This unusual one-of-a-kind hand painted silk wall hanging has a beautiful motif resembling crop circles turning like cogs in the large mandala of life. A reflection of your spiritual journey. It was painted in various soft green tones direct on the raw silk and then I painted on the layer of crop circle motifs using […]

Kitten Paw Prints in Silk – a Gold, Copper and Orange Silk Scarf Medley

I just couldn’t resist. Being a cat lover and owner I had to pay a tribute to my gorgeous cat on silk. I got sudden inspiration and created this delightful silky piece with a trail of cheeky kitten paw prints from top to bottom. This was painted in batik style with the undercoat a mixture […]

Silk Satin and Chiffon – the Epitomy of Luxury

I had the absolute pleasure last week of creating a work of art on a beautiful blank silk shawl made of chiffon edged with gorgeous silk satin. Although I’ve done a lot of batik work on silk, I have never explored this option on chiffon and so this was my first adventure in that arena. […]

Silk Chakra Banner – the Perfect Altar Piece for your Sacred Space

Made to order: in mottled blue or purple (please specify when ordering) This wallhanging is a full length silk handpainted chakra banner. Each section depicts one of the chakras moving through from the base at the bottom up to the crown. Chakras are energy centres relating to specific areas of the body. Eastern teachings show […]