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Cindy Tonkin September 13, 2018
Crazy Walls

Crazy Walls

I think i’d like to make a crazy wall as an art project

Cindy Tonkin September 13, 2018
Pencils

Pencils

Pencils. Love em. Here’s a quiz about them.

Cindy Tonkin September 12, 2018
Da Vinci notebooks

Da Vinci notebooks

Gotta love a good notebook Here are some of da Vinci’s And this travel journal from Jose Naranja makes me want to make one similar. I could never pull off…

Cindy Tonkin August 30, 2018
Sorkin on the role of the Artist

Sorkin on the role of the Artist

An artist’s job is to captivate you for however long we’ve asked for your attention. If we stumble into the truth we got lucky. Aaron Sorkin (through…

Cindy Tonkin July 25, 2018
Folding doll's house

Folding doll's house

I have a thing for houses. I have a thing for tiny things. So this miniature folding dolls house ticks all of my boxes. There’s a pdf so you can print it out…

Cindy Tonkin July 12, 2018
Dresses from books

Dresses from books

Oh this is good! Dresses from books by Sylvie Facon!

Cindy Tonkin May 23, 2018
Bookends like alleys

Bookends like alleys

I’m working at the moment on creating an installation or three for our Sydney Book Art Group exhibition in June 2018. I was thinking originally of taking castaway…

Cindy Tonkin April 26, 2018
Cockatoo Biennale 2018

Cockatoo Biennale 2018

So the Biennale is on Cockatoo Island. Each time I go I end up with more photos of pretty  much the same things on the island – and this time around not much…

Cindy Tonkin April 18, 2018
Spectacular "world view"

Spectacular "world view"

These videos from google maps are stunning. As is the artist, Paraic McLoughlin’s website.

Cindy Tonkin March 14, 2018
Delicious stamp-inspired paintings

Delicious stamp-inspired paintings

I love a good stamp-inspired painting: check out these ones by Diana Sudyka.

Cindy Tonkin February 22, 2018
Cool Collage on Colossal

Cool Collage on Colossal

Brilliant way to spend more time on the internet.

Cindy Tonkin February 11, 2018
Gerhard Richter, Yayoi Kusama, Inventions

Gerhard Richter, Yayoi Kusama, Inventions

Cathie and I stole away to Brisbane today to see Gerhard Richter’s exhibition. I wasn’t overwhelmingly in love with it. I felt like I was being tricked.…

Cindy Tonkin February 11, 2018
Miniatures

Miniatures

I’ve been fortunate enough to spend 3 summers in Chicago in the past 10 years. I visited the Thorne miniature rooms at the Art Institute with glee each time.…

Cindy Tonkin February 7, 2018
Bench stuff

Bench stuff

Just love the stories implicit in these photos of a park bench by Yevgeniy Kotenko. I’m following him on instagram now!

Cindy Tonkin January 25, 2018
Beautiful distortion

Beautiful distortion

These fruits are just gorgeous. And these miniature paintings on tea bags.  

Cindy Tonkin January 17, 2018
Pencil Factory

Pencil Factory

Divine images from a pencil factory in the USA.

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