Alison Boyd Artist

a life creative

A gift of lino

When my dear friend Ree started her own childcare centre back in 2012, she gifted me with a whole wealth of art supplies she’d discovered at the back of a … Continue reading

February 12, 2021 · Leave a comment

Rituals, Art, Language

I’m back! It’s been a while since the last post. Much of my screen time tolerance gets used up on translation work, so blogging and much of anything else online … Continue reading

February 11, 2021 · 2 Comments

New Year Rituals

I hope everyone’s Christmas was as enjoyable as can be under the circumstances. I fully intend on going kitschly unabashedly overboard with all the Christmas and New Year glittery jazz … Continue reading

December 31, 2020 · 1 Comment

Dragonfly Dream Journals & Sketch Books

40 acid-free blank pages, and my signed original mixed media print collage art on the covers. The spines are made using luxury Italian-made papers. They’re slim line and sealed, so they’re ideally lightweight and robust enough to slip into a backpack or to take travelling.

December 3, 2020 · Leave a comment

Koi

So now I’m back on deck here, I’ll begin with the first work I created when I returned to Italy.Creating this was the poetry of freedom, when I had run … Continue reading

November 18, 2020 · Leave a comment

Purrrsday: so over the rain

May 30, 2019 · Leave a comment

Lunedì Poesia: I Woke In Firenze

I wrote this canzonetta in June 2012, as I sat on the banks of my old life, about to “let go and push off” from a marriage, friends, a house, a good … Continue reading

February 27, 2017 · 8 Comments

Ch-Ch-Changes

Studio Updates Up until the mountain winter thwarted studio work efforts (and instilled in me the desire to hibernate), I’d had a lot of commissions in a short space of time and … Continue reading

February 23, 2017 · 6 Comments

Short and Sweet, Sister and City

Last week I returned from my annual immersion in Firenze, a bit of printmaking, lots of delicious swanning about with my wonderful sisterling, recharging our souls in the gold and silver city. Now I’ve … Continue reading

June 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

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