Wednesday, 31 December 2014
Tuesday, 30 December 2014
Sunday, 21 December 2014
Monday, 3 November 2014
Friday, 31 October 2014
Here's the November issue of Danish magazine: Jean d'Arc Living featuring my second interior design article, this about a family house in Wassenaar, In the Netherlands. Written in a collaboration with the distinctive photography of Van Belkom Productions.
Internationally available in eight languages. The photo is from the English version of: French Christmad with Authentic Charm (12 page spread). Look out for my third article — January 2015.
Saturday, 11 October 2014
Thursday, 9 October 2014
Featuring the first of three articles I have written for the magazine, as a result of interviewing the owners of houses with beautiful interiors; a collaboration with the distinctive photography of Van Belkom Productions.
Tuesday, 30 September 2014
FINAL PAINTING #30 in a month long of daily paintings for: #PaintingSeptember #Paintseptember.
It was further adapted (see below) and became a textile design for a young female sportswear line: Roxy—celebrating the pacific ocean and marine life.
If chosen, it could be shown at a Quicksilver & Otis (Art & Design College, Los Angeles) fashion show in 2015.
Monday, 29 September 2014
Shell Check by Alison Day
Painting #29—The underside of a large cowry shell from the bathroom.
Sunday, 28 September 2014
Recline Feline by Alison Day
#28: Nearing the end of a creative month—a painting a day.
Cat's are obliging subjects, who drape and pose, almost on cue.
Saturday, 27 September 2014
Gilt Glove by Alison Day
Painting #28 — pink fox gloves from the garden with a gilded mosaic background.
Friday, 26 September 2014
Sitting Pretty by Alison Day
Autumn has arrived—green leaves turn to red, yellow and brown as they wither and conkers fall to the ground—
Thursday, 25 September 2014
Boudoir Bear by Alison Day
Apparently, Teddy used to growl, but his internals have long stopped working; now he sounds more like a rattle. Beige, balding in patches and one paw needs a mend—his patient orange eyes stare, revealing nothing.
Wednesday, 24 September 2014
FAB Egg by Alison Day
Seeing as I started the painting challenge on day two, here's a quick catch-up piece—a FAB egg.
Iron Dawn by Alison Day
A feature from the house of my childhood— a cast iron cockerel—now one of the first things I see each morning, as I open the back door to the garden.
Tuesday, 23 September 2014
Aromatic Green by Alison Day
I love growing herbs—the ease with which they transform from seed to a flourishing plant—pungent, spicy Basil is my favourite (along with coriander). #PaintingSeptember #Paintseptember
Monday, 22 September 2014
Here's my entry for the Trase Shoe for DC shoes competition on Talenthouse. Voting is 22-29 Sept. If you'd like to support me, you can HERE
Sunday, 21 September 2014
Alley Chow by Alison Day
Wandering around the little streets and alley ways of Rome, early Sunday morning.
Saturday, 20 September 2014
Opposite Julia by Alison Day
On a city break to Rome in May this year, this was the view from our window at Hotel Julia.
Friday, 19 September 2014
Tin Hue by Alison Day
A little late today, but as they say: better late than never—a quick sketch of some of my art materials
Thursday, 18 September 2014
Smooth Water by Alison Day
Blueberry Watermelon Smoothie Recipe
3 cups blueberries
3 cups cubed watermelon
1½ cups ice
Blend and serve in tall glasses
Wednesday, 17 September 2014
Operatic Fidelity by Alison Day
Paloma Faith portrayed as a Perfect Contradiction. No longer flesh and blood, but machine—mechanical Carmen Miranda.