glitter soup.

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‘glitter soup’ from art candy

years ago, when visiting my daughter in australia, i met her friend jenni gray, (the artist behind art candy), and she has remained a friend to both of us ever since. while visiting, we had tea, a tour of the space where her art happens, and she even let me peek into a drawer filled with glitter. as a lifelong fan of glitter, it was like magic, and what could be better?

over the years, i’ve followed her work, and have become the lucky owner of some of her art. jenni works with mixed media creating beautiful whimsical art and cards. when she told me that her recent piece, named ‘glitter soup’ reminded her of me, i was honored.

                                                     

jenni’s origin story is this: “Art Candy began at art school inspired by a love of language, especially slang, colour and the sheer exuberence of enjoying life !” she has certainly lived up to that and more. take a peek at her work in the link below, it’s sure to put a smile on your face.

Sweetness with soul.

https://www.etsy.com/shop/artcandyaustralia

 

“from soup, comes stars”

what the glitter soup turned into

 

“if art doesn’t make us better, then what on earth is it for?”

-alice walker

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  1. What a heart-warming story, Beth! Her work is packed full of color, fun, and creativity. I am always a little jealous of artists they can create with their hands. From now on, I will look at every bowl of soup wondering where the glitter is!

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  2. Really like that first painting… AND I love meeting new people and if there is a connection, forging a life-long friendship with them. Some of my bestest friends I first met (and some only) online. Some I met ‘in the flesh’ and we stayed forever in contact. Some I met via my photo site on Flickr where I feel very bad about because I haven’t posted anything in ages but still hope to come back to sooner rather than later…. And the path to hell is plastered with good intentions! Love art in all its forms and expressions.

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  3. Miss Candy here, thank you so much Beth for your beautiful post, I am feeling very honoured. I have to say that the moment I took that photo I thought of you instantly ! It just seemed so you ❤ I hope it won't be too long before I can return the visit and share the home of the blog ! xxxxx Jenni.

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  4. Hey everybody, i just wanted to say thank you to all of you for taking the time to have a look at my work and leave such lovely comments. It was a super surprise to see this post and next time I have the good fortune to be in Beth’s company either in Australia or the US, we will definitely have to make some glitter soup together ! xxxxx miss g

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