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New Zealand artist Collette Renee Fergus Her work is quirky, diverse and fresh with a message underlying in each piece. She is currently working on a new collection which will be available for viewing soon. This is a project close to her heart, based on things she finds beautiful but with an underlying message that has a social twist. Watch this space. Although a lot of her recent work is in watercolour her main body of work is mixed media and acrylics, she uses high quality archival Golden acrylic paints and mediums.
Without light Nothing Flowers
Collette's venture is into the world of Adults a Colouring Books is also part of whom she is, this craze is sweeping the world, giving mindfulness and relaxation to otherwise stressed out people. Using her unique drawing skills and love of vintage themes, including Dresses, she has created a series of books that are available through Amazon as hard copies or here on this site as digital downloads, please click on the image below to go to either Amazon or My Shop for more information.
You might also like to read her words of wisdom and fun Collette's Blog - Upcycle, Revamp, Recreate, ok lets just create full stop! There is lots of information on the visual arts like how to deal with galleries and copyright issues etc.
Collette's blog is about making things, recycling, up-cycling, recreating, whatever you want to call it. She is inspired by vintage, the 1950's in particular, thefemininity and classic style of this era is reflected in a lot of her creations.
Collette - "I try to avoid buying mass produced anything,opting instead for up-cycled, re-used, repaired, recycled, second hand items. I don't like waste, one woman's trash can be another woman's treasure. Come along for the ride and explore some creative solutions to give things a new lease on life, instructions included"!
Stuck for ideas for a Secret Santa gift for your Christmas parties and work dos? Check out Collette's new book on Amazon, out now! SECRET SANTA
This is a page from my new book The Fairy Dress Book available on Amazon, beautifully coloured by Mary Beth McKay it is titled 'Southern Breeze' by Mary Beth.
Check out Collette's Art Page on Facebook or if you're a colouring fan have a look at this page - Collette Fergus' Coloring Addicts