Author: Lisa Nightshade

The Humble Doodle
March 10, 2020. by

Almost everyone has, at some point in their lives doodled on a piece of scrap paper, either intentionally out of boredom during a telephone conversation. It’s a time-filler, a...

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Niche
February 11, 2020. by

Every fine artist’s work can usually be placed within a category that sums up their style perfectly. But what do you do when you don’t fit into just one...

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Elhaz
January 14, 2020. by

Whenever I feel lost or need a little guidance I consult my trusty bag of runes without thinking twice. I chant them when I need to centre myself, and...

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Farewell 2019
December 10, 2019. by

To be honest, this year has not been kind to me. I’ve suffered an onslaught of disappointments, health issues and failures. But I’m still standing and I still have...

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Oryx
November 19, 2019. by

The Oryx, or as South Africans call it, Gemsbok, is a majestic, large antelope with distinct black markings that sort of look like its wearing corpse makeup and might...

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The Magic of a Paint Brush
September 17, 2019. by

I’ve never been an art supply snob, I’ve always used the tools I had at my disposal or those I could afford. The humblest ballpoint pen; the most basic...

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Nature Macabre
August 19, 2019. by

Imagine taking a bite out of an apple only to have sharp bones lodge into your gums: absolute horror. Maybe in the not-so-distant future it’s not so fanciful, now...

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Bellum Lepidoptera
July 25, 2019. by

If you turn on the news all you see is natural disasters, protests, famine, war, political BS, racism, bombs, and rage all-round. Yes, I can undoubtedly say that we...

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