The Digital Art Galleries:

Blessed be The Little Friends with a big heart Along the way

Home is where the Heart is

Nothing is cosier than a fresh soft layer of snow

The Gates of the Otherworld are always opened

A Green Home for the Soul

Exotic Delights

Soul Sisters and other sorceresses

Soul Brothers and other Sorcerers

The Beautiful Longing

The Digital Art Blog:

Elks in the Mist

Now… I’ve been thinking  about the handmade book I wanted to make, drafting ideas for hours and I finally had my Eureka moment. I’m not going to make a handmade book, not enough space on my altar and the format is just too small, it would be too frustrating. Dioramas too would be just too big to fit in these little boxes of my altar. BUT I remembered I had great fun making scrapbook loaded envelopes and they could fit! I could even make a pile of them and display them in turn. There are some fantastic themes I want to work on, I feel so inspired. I think it’s the right

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I live in many places…

I finally finished the big painting I had started… in December! A huge amount of work went into it. I love panoramas. I’m tempted to add more panels, extend and explore this snowy town. Maybe I will. But not now. Four months spent on one single painting is just a tad too long! The music is Gracelight by Nick Hollywell walker. Play Video

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High on Quantum Physics

I got the chance to see some Northern Lights recently but it’s been mostly cloudy alas We also got a lot of snow in February, it was fantastic! The icicles sparkling in the moonlight. A great place to read on my tablet in my comfy chair with a hot water bottle and a cup of tea. https://vimeo.com/688296076 The way Home… I’ve always been fascinated by robots. I love what is usually considered as a little boy’s universe, science fiction, robots and silly monsters. I suppose I never truly ditched my imaginary friends. And what great friends they are! Of course, it would be very unfair to compare them with our human friends,

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The Queen of the Flowers

When I was a child, I got a wonderful teacher. She was very creative and artistic and certainly had a big influence on me. She wanted me as the queen of the flowers in the school show which was an adaptation of Ida and the flowers by Hans Christian Andersen. Perhaps this is why John Anster Fitzgerald is my favourite Fairy artist: I’ve been working a lot on this patisserie, although it is only a detail in the overall painting. I think this little punk guy doesn’t come only for the cakes. And she knows it. Work in progress. Golden Jewel rising higher every day… I’m glad to see that of all

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The Sun!

Play Video Today is a particularly delightful day, the sun is back, my beloved has made an apple frangipane tart and I received my long awaited green tea refills from my favourite UK supplier. It can’t get better than that. Last night, I dreamed I discovered a door leading to the cellar in my house. When you opened the door, there was a flight of 10 steps or so and a little cosy cave at the bottom. The walls were irregular and lit by glowworms in the thousands. Here and there were niches where cute white ermines lived. They were very friendly. There was a big opening in the cave. From there,

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Happy New Year

Play Video Happy New Year, dear dreamers! I’m starting the year with deep cocooning sessions. I’m currently reading Japanese Folkore and Yokai: Kitsune, little stories and legends of Japan by Kevin Tembouret and I’m enjoying it immensely. This is one of the stories:   Play Video  The Teapot and the Magic Grain of Rice A long time ago, a beautiful young girl was possessed by a Kitsune. The whole village knew it and no one could do anything about it. One day, a monk passed by and was asked if he was able to scare the Kitsune away. He said yes.When he was introduced to the girl, he took out a scroll and recited

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A Very Kind Lady

This is a work in progress. I love spending time in my snowy town in the company of its sweet and gentle inhabitants.This lady in particular is very kind. I also like the boy and his monster. I love painting the interiors you can see through the windows. This is SO MUCH fun! A proper Christmas card this morning. No wind and clear skies for the rest of the day. But there’s a catch… it’s minus 12. Play Video Play Video Sometimes when it snows as the evening falls, I think of Sabriel from the Abhorsen trilogy by Garth Nix, the precise moment when Sabriel, searching for her father the Abhorsen (a

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Yule Tree

Back to my snowy kingdom! With a load of delicious things in my suitcase, chocolates, biscuits, jams and brioche, goat cheese, watercolours, toys for my girls and luminaries. Relaxing now in my sanctuary after an exhausting long trip. I dusted off my altar (one of them) and I’m sipping a cup of tea before setting up the Yule tree. A magical day… Play Video My beautiful fir tree, king of the forest, how I love your glittery frosted branches… Play Video I would have thought I’d have as a spirit animal helper an owl, or a stag, a fox, a dragon or even an otter but nope. My “patronus” is a tiger,

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