Original one of a kind tie bags

A couple more ties bags completed recently.

The first 3 images are of the nappy bag I made for my sister who's about to give birth to her first child any day now. Nappy bags are made to order only, will have cartoon ties (unless otherwise specified) and retail between $300-$350 as these are larger than the other bags and alot more work and time goes into them. Lining contains pockets to hold bottles and wet wipes etc, these bags can come filled with goodies for baby at an extra cost - please contact me if you are interested in one of these bags tanya@nzartguild.co.nz (please put tie bags in the subject line)

Tie bag for all occasions:
This cute stripey bag is slightly smaller than my other bags in this style

Tie Bag - Brown Stripes
Brown marble lining, hand stitched
Approx 18 x 24 x 6cm (not including handles)
My full supply of bags is available to view on my website www.nzartguild.co.nz/tanyadann
If you are interested in purchasing one please email me tanya@nzartguild.co.nz
I also make to order so if you have something in mind but don't see what you want on the website I'm happy to make something up (subject to availability of ties, costs may vary depending on style, size plus number and cost of ties required) - email me to discuss.

Artwork - "Tomato"

Event: NZ Art Guild Challenge #19
Brief: To create an artwork using the reference image provided
Reference image: " Tomatoes" (photograph taken by me)

Since I organise these challenges every fortnight, I thought it was about time I actually participated in one!

My entry entitled "Tomato"
oil pastel on paper

to see all the entries visit the NZ Art Guild News Blog

to check out the next challenge please visit the NZ Art Guild Facebook Fanpage

New Zealand's Got Talent Exhibition

I'm part of an exhibition of nationwide talent - if you are in Invercargill between the 5th & 31st of March, please check it out at the City Gallery on Don Street.

"New Zealand's Got Talent" is an exhibition which features both award-winning and emerging artists.

It showcases a broad range of styles and is an expose of the upcoming visual art talent that New Zealand has to offer. From abstract to landscapes, mixed media to mosaics the lineup of 29 amazing artists is sure to delight viewers from all walks of life. The month long exhibit will be held at City Gallery, Don Street, Invercargill and opening night at 7pm, March 5th 2010. The exhibition itself is open to the public and will run from March 5th-31st.

Participating Artists: Janet Marshall, Sophia Elisa, Kirsty Black, Tanya Dann, Jane Santos, Natasha Shackleton, Chavah Kinloch, Sally Blyth, Robyn Robertson, Amy Mackiewicz, Sharlene Schmidt, Michelle Wallis, Suzanne Carter, Marimba Powley, Cath Sheard, Ambury Hall, Lyn Hurring, Pam Tapp, Ana Te Huurne, Sofia Spirtova, Rachael Inch, Philina Den Dulk, Tracey Strenhouse, Denita Tizard, Kay Ward, Alfred Memelink,Theresa Cashmore, Melissa McCreanor, and Erika Husselmann.