Alison Boyd Artist

a life creative

mARTedì: a forest of birch

I completed “Le Betulle” in early April this year but it has taken until this week to dry completely…yellow pigment in everything from oil, ink and polymer clay is a … Continue reading

May 28, 2019 · 2 Comments

Lives Creative – Michelle Grant, Photographer and Designer

“My work involves drawing on lots of influences and pulling the individual strands and ideas together to create a cohesive whole.” Michelle is a fellow Australian, from Brisbane, who found … Continue reading

June 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Lives Creative: Alessandro Landi, Nature Photographer

“Since I was little I’ve always been attracted to nature and to her beautiful and mysterious creatures…” Alessandro is born and bred Tuscan, dividing his time between his home near … Continue reading

March 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

Updates from the studio in Santa Fiora

The physical studio itself has gone from this crowded and dim space in the apartment [a.k.a. The Garret] to this gloriously light-filled space, which I’ll be sharing with a couple of … Continue reading

March 30, 2016 · 2 Comments

Lives Creative: Beatrice Ramirez, Floral Artist

  “I love Monte Amiata. To gather inspiration in any season, I just take a walk anywhere around here.”     Beatrice owns a golden touch and an eye for design … Continue reading

March 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Lives Creative: Fabrizio Borgoni, Bow Maker and Sculptor

“I come from a long line of wood artisans and have been immersed in working wood my entire life. By now it’s in my blood.” Today we visit archettaio Fabrizio, … Continue reading

March 4, 2016 · 2 Comments

Lunedì Poesia: Learning Italian

Originally posted on 12 Degrees & Skiving:
Learning Italian A taut, flighty and poetic creature the language alone is its own teacher never for a moment in full view it carries…

February 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

My Cucina Toscana: Tagliata di Manzo

Italian sliced beef fillet steak. This rare sliced steak dish is generally served on rocket, though my tummy has added rocket to the ever-growing list called “things that make me grizzle”, so instead … Continue reading

February 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Lives Creative: Adria Susmel of Stella Polare Bags

This week’s Lives Creative profile spotlights leather bag designer and creator, Adria Susmel of Castel del Piano. Adria Susmel was born in Firenze, the daughter of an painter from Croatia, Lucio, who … Continue reading

February 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

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