B.Inspired Art

Art by Rebecca Barkley

TTTW Bears 2017

My bears are complete for Toy to the World 2017! Meet ‘Totem’ the Animal Spirit Guide and ‘Funghi Town’ where we’re going down, down, down, down, down down down.. to. … Continue reading

September 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Toy To The World Project 2017

Toy to the World Project is back for 2017 and I’m really excited to take part in it again. TTTW is a charity event and exhibition that raises funding for … Continue reading

September 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

Weird things for weird people

I’m at it again, making more of these creepy little critters.. dead mummified faery specimens! This time around I’ve added a few extra details like jewelry, hair beads and I’m … Continue reading

July 14, 2017 · 1 Comment

The Faery in the Key Cabinet

Behold! The Faery in the Key Cabinet. Or should I say the Mystery of the Faery in the Key Cabinet! But that was too long for the heading. Point is, … Continue reading

June 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

‘Dream Catcher’ M+P Soap

After making my very first ever batch of soap and still feeling productive.. I washed everything and jumped head first into another batch I wanted to try out. Lavender, Chamomile … Continue reading

March 11, 2017 · 5 Comments

Beginner’s guide to Melt and Pour soap

Making soap is one of those things I’ve wanted to try for a long time but the whole corrosive acid thing kinda scared me off. But recently I started looking … Continue reading

March 10, 2017 · 1 Comment

Experimenting with Watercolours

I have been having a ton of fun playing around with my new watercolour set! Check out that brush that came with it! I’ve never seen one before. You can … Continue reading

January 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

2016 A Year in Review

2016 was a big one for us, with the purchase of our first home in April and the arrival of our second little cherub, Toby! So understandably I was a … Continue reading

January 5, 2017 · 2 Comments

Recycling Ideas for the Art Studio

I’m really passionate about our planet and doing my bit for the environment. You don’t have to be a full blown eco warrior hippie to make a difference, but if we … Continue reading

September 13, 2016 · 3 Comments

Blast from the past! Looking back at my early artworks

The other night I was looking through my old sketch books and it was crazy to see how far I’ve come with my art. Especially when I could remember doing … Continue reading

August 8, 2016 · 1 Comment

Magical Fairy Gift Box

I absolutely love custom jobs that spark new ideas. This job was one of those. The ideas were endless and they just kept coming, and evolving.. I freakin love that! I … Continue reading

February 21, 2016 · 1 Comment

Reflecting on 2015

Well, that went fast. 2015 was jam packed full of artsy goodness, but I didn’t realise just how much until I looked back on everything I’d achieved. I guess the … Continue reading

January 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

Where Magic Happens

I love the opportunity to sticky beak into other artist’s work spaces, to peek inside the room or space where all the magic happens, see what inspires, how their studio … Continue reading

January 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

2014 The year I became a sculptor

I have noticed a few artists like to reflect back on the past year and see how their art has developed from previous years. I find it quite interesting but never really … Continue reading

January 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Behold! The Two Headed Faery Corpse

I’ve been busy yet again creating even more dead faeries! I decided to experiment with new ideas which resulted in the conjoined twins corpse. Pretty neat huh!? I also handmade … Continue reading

November 16, 2014 · 1 Comment

Practice and persistence, the many faces of Kurt Cobain

I have a painting of Kurt Cobain that I have re-painted 4 times now. Using the same canvas. I took a photo of each finished work and comparing them is bizarre. … Continue reading

July 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

More Dead Faeries

A while back I wrote about making a dead faery, which you can read about here. Looking back I realised never actually linked the fairy hoax story.. it’s known as … Continue reading

April 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

24hr Artwork Challenge

There’s a neat little shop not too far from me in Belgrave called Limerence. They stock quirky and rustic Australian handmade gifts and exhibit art each month. Their latest exhibition … Continue reading

March 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

My Little Poby

‘Toy to the World’ is a custom toy design project and charity event held in Melbourne. I have posted about this event a few times which you can read about … Continue reading

January 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Christmas Handmade – Gifts for dad

This Christmas I’m making all my gifts by hand. There’s a few reasons behind this crazy idea.. firstly, I’ve got a few months maternity leave left and lets face it … Continue reading

December 10, 2013 · Leave a comment