Saturday, 28 January 2012

Illustration Friday - Forward

© Kelly Gatchell Hartley 2012

How rapidly time urges his flight; sometimes as a relentless, unsparing destroyer; but oftener as a swift-winged and beautiful angel; changing, yet not taking away this world's blessings: making our past sorrows look dim in the distance; opening many flowers of pleasure on our way, and gradually ripening our souls for the great eternity.

WILLIAM CHAMBERS, The Herald of Gospel Liberty, Sep. 22, 1921

Sunday, 15 January 2012

Sketchbook Project - Limited Edition

It only took me a 4 day creative fest to get this baby finished....

© Kelly Gatchell Hartley 2012     COVER

© Kelly Gatchell Hartley 2012   SPREAD 1

© Kelly Gatchell Hartley 2012    SPREAD 2

© Kelly Gatchell Hartley 2012     INNER SPREAD

To see my past and present sketchbooks , find out more about the Sketchbook Project, and see sketchbooks from other people, Check out ....

Monday, 9 January 2012

Welcome to 2012

2012 is upon us fast the year goes. I have a few projects in the pipeline which I look foward to sharing with you as they progress.

So what does and arty person do when they need a rest from their paintbrushes /pens /computer?
Well I like to get creative with other materials and enjoy the opportunity to just play.....
© Kelly Gatchell Hartley 2012
I have been messing around with the sewing machine and  recycled materials making little monsters and owls. I have also been playing with clay -making wall plaques alongside the pieces I am using in my guitar etc art. And every now and then I like to do a mosaic. This one hangs proudly outside my studio.

Melbourne Street Art

I always enjoy the latest Street Art along the laneways in the city. I wanted to share with you a few of my favourates.

The skateboards are from the exhibition 'Board' at NGV Studio in the Ian Potter Centre. If you get the chance to check it out the exhibition runs till 5 Feb.

Illustration Friday - Grounded

© Kelly Gatchell Hartley 2012