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  1. Artwork feature: When is a Roman soldier not a Roman soldier?

    05 Feb 2020
    Here is my piece ‘Do you have change for a denarius?’ What would you say is depicted here? Roman centurions or Roman Legionnaires ‘Do you have change for a denarius?’ by Candace Slager Surprisingly, it’s neither of those. The secret lies in which century you live. These are actually fake…

  2. New art: Skipping from the hips, a lesson in being a cow!

    24 Jan 2020
    Huzzah! Here is my latest colour pencil piece First, I must tell you a silly story.  ‘Cow corner’ - colour pencil on watercolour paper For locals on the Gold Coast you will know these cows pretty well. A random farmyard in the middle of udder suburbia (sorry). A remnant of…

  3. 7 Tips for looking after your artwork

    16 Jan 2020
    As a fair skinned gal living in a part of Australia where it is hot and humid, with most days reaching a UV index of 13 (Extreme), I can appreciate good weather protection. I wear SPF50 sunscreen 363 days, and a light jacket the other two.  Artwork is an investment…

  4. “How do you do that?”

    09 Jan 2020
    “How do you do that?”. Sometimes people ask me this when they see my drawings. I have no doubt they are being complimentary and see something great in what I do. My response? I shrug and say “Thanks. I don’t know. I just kind of…do it”.  Yep. Real helpful I…

  5. Shipwrecked in the Med and other nonsense about me

    02 Jan 2020
    The Med. Corfu to be precise. Serene isn’t it. Or is it? What you will get on my blog… I started this blog as an extension of my work as an artist. As I’m the introvert, likes cats better than people type, my drawings don’t always express who I am.…

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