A wander through tree-lined bush tracks on the Mornington Peninsula provides a calm and a welcome caress to the soul, much like the paintings of local artist Sophie Perez. I came across Sophie’s work at one of our local art shows, Art Red Hill, last year. Her artworks reflect the essence of the Mornington Peninsula and the wider Australian landscapes, with golden and green hues, earthy browns and pops of fresh blues synonymous with the coastal region Sophie has recently made her home. In this feature we learn of Sophie’s long years of dedication to her painting practice and her insider info on other fabulous artists she has met on the Mornington Peninsula.
Our feature creatives for the month of September are fabulous mother-daughter duo, Jules and Em make the perfect team. Mixing clever crafts-woman-ship and simple, stunning style, their range of homewares provide a place for floral joy in every home.
Driving through the leafy Mornington Peninsula township of Balnarring, it’s easy to see where ceramicist and artist, Monika of Monika With a K Art, draws her inspiration from.
Despite my former life as a hairdresser, I have never been a full-face-of-make-up-on-a-Wednesday kind of gal. So I was somewhat nervous at meeting hair and make up artist, Sophie Knox…
Meet our April MP Feature Creative – Emma Morgan.
We spoke to the local illustrator and talented artist about her creative journey and how she’s ‘living the dream’.
In our recent interview, with Deb McNaughton, we learn about her beginnings, about finding inspo at the beach + some sound advice for budding artists.