ART BY GELA-MARIE
An artist with social work roots, Gela-Marie looks for beauty in the ordinary as she sketches snippets of life and captures everyday delights. She is inspired by nature and usually carries a little sketchbook with her on bush walks.
Turning Failure Upside Down kit
These whimsical illustrations are part of a collection licensed to Jane Hutton for the Turning Failure Upside Down kit.
The set contains 32 illustrated question cards designed to open up meaningful conversations about concepts of ‘normality’ and their effects. An innovative way to invite curiosity, build connection and explore the stories that link us to our hopes and values.
The Simple Things.
Drawing & Illustration
“If you will stay close to nature, to its simplicity, to the small things hardly noticeable, those things can unexpectedly become great and immeasurable.”
― Rainer Maria Rilke, Letters to a Young Poet
Gathering Everyday Delights
For some time now, I’ve been drawing everyday delights. A simple practice of tending joy. These paintings are from the Gathering Everyday Delights and Not So Still Life series.
Women of Possibility
The women in this series were created with a sense of play and curiosity. Around the same time, friends and I were chatting about our experience as mothers of adult children leaving home. The sheer emotion of it all. The grief and the joy. Our sadness matched by excitement for them. Our longings. The possibilities. Our own midlife launching. Perhaps these women are all of us…