After a small hiatus of mucking about with the new art name (Violet and Darby) – I’ve decided to start investing more time into this site with my normal nuttier drawings, keeping V&D open for my softer stylings.
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The recent City of Cockburn Show Off 12 exhibition opened on Friday 8 April and is in full swing until 17 April 2016.
With over 57 local City of Cockburn Artists involved, and 150 different images to view, it’s always … Read More
A strange calm always settles over me when I begin to draw or paint. It’s not that I lead a super stressful life, but for some reason drawing and doodling, painting etc, just tends to settle my mind into a … Read More
I’ve started a bit of a collection with work doodles… it seems I do some good alright stuff when I’m seated at my desk and two great big screens. Whenever I have a break – coffee, lunch… I lay down … Read More
I love drawing. Or should I say doodling. It does seem more and more these days that the only time I do have for art is for sketchy, quick stuff. I know that I should really spend more time, but … Read More
Illustration Friday’s weekly topic is “Hat” and I have to say, I’m a bit of a hat fan. Esp looking back at styles from the 1940s. They were a huge fashion statement, and I wish they were still an important … Read More
Doodling lazy summer days – love sitting out in the sun and just relaxing. There should be more of it!! #downwithwork
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Watching “Dune” and being inspired by the gorgeous Francesca Annis who plays Lady Jessica Atreides – And what do ya know… its a David Lynch movie. =)
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Friggen around with daggy 80s / 90s doodles. I guess my age is peeping through! Yes I’m a bit of an 80s freak… good times, fun times… things seemed so much simpler then! They probably weren’t though, I guess nostalgia … Read More
Hi there, It has been awhile since my last post! And if you check my other website www.violetanddarby.com.au or my @violetanddarby instagram – you’ll see I have indeed been very busy.
Here are some images I’ve done lately.. as usual … Read More
Another amazing holiday, spent up North of Perth. Warm weather, amazing snorkelling and fishing, and the scenery … so beautiful. Pity there wasn’t any surf… but I guess you can’t have it all!
Here’s the art and a few snippets … Read More
So I’ve had a few lovely escapes from the “Rat Race”, and when ever I go on road trips or generally just get away – the doodles ensue!
The October holiday was a long road trip to Uluru, (sometimes referred … Read More