Alison Boyd Artist

a life creative

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

Ink Art Dream Journals & Sketch Books

What do I use my dream journals for?
Everything from gratitude books and evening journaling. Jotting down weird dreams., Recipes. Notes. Letters. The beginnings of stories. My poetry plants its earthly origins within their pages…

December 3, 2020 · Leave a comment

An Object of Meaning – The Sarong

Been quite a while betwixt posts. Daylight’s long but time cuts too short these days to write much of anything, let alone make jewellery. The studio stands ajar, waiting for … Continue reading

July 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Just another quick post…

For my followers here who may or may not know that I am a poet, my other blog is called 12 Degrees and Skiving – I’d love it if you … Continue reading

April 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

What to do when your jewellery blog suffers from an identity crisis

I need to ‘do something’ about my blog. Really. It is supposed to be all about jewellery and design but somewhere (ooh, say, around June of 2012) it suddenly put … Continue reading

January 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sterling Silver Tags

I spent yesterday afternoon and evening in Ken’s studio, finishing off the commemorative gifts for the Tuscan writing tour group members…and they’re now at last burnished bright and ready to … Continue reading

August 8, 2012 · 2 Comments

Song to the Siren

I have long been meaning to post this clip by Mortal Coil. I heard it played several times while I was in Italy and it holds a lot of meaning … Continue reading

July 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

Our Collaborative Renga Poem

RENGA by Lesley, Ali, Lani, Carol, Judy, Jean, Yvonne, Kelly, Kerry, Sandra, Mary-Anne, Toby and Angela with an afterword by Jo What Will You Say When They Ask? A bright … Continue reading

June 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

To Italy and Beyond

In thirteen hours time, I will be on a plane and bound for Italy. I will be joining a Women’s Own Adventure¬†with Joanne Fedler, writing and walking through Tuscany for … Continue reading

May 31, 2012 · 1 Comment

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