Ali Matteini

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June Meet the Maker 16

June 16 Workspace I work with fellow artist and jewellery maker, Monika Martellini, in a studio in the medieval centre of Santa Fiora, in Southern Tuscany. It’s light and airy, … Continue reading

June 16, 2019 · Leave a comment

My Problem With Greedy Guts Etsy

Before I launch into my rant about Etsy, everything I have listed on that site I have reduced on my own website AND they all have free shipping for the … Continue reading

June 11, 2019 · 2 Comments

Tours Truly, Tuscany and The Printmaking Sisters

In conjunction with Anne-Maree, my friend of 20 years, we have fledged our Italo-Australian company, Tours Truly, Tuscany. We invite artists and writers from Australia to come and teach in … Continue reading

January 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

Ch-Ch-Changes

Studio Updates Up until the mountain winter thwarted studio work efforts (and instilled in me the desire to hibernate), I’d had a lot of commissions in a short space of time and … Continue reading

February 23, 2017 · 6 Comments

Short and Sweet, Sister and City

Last week I returned from my annual immersion in Firenze, a bit of printmaking, lots of delicious swanning about with my wonderful sisterling, recharging our souls in the gold and silver city. Now I’ve … Continue reading

June 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Sunday Studio Updates: May, May, What Can I Say?

All winter long on the mountain I can’t wait for the eruption of spring. It’s not that I hate winter, but once Christmas, La Fiaccolata and New Year have come … Continue reading

May 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Martedì: The Studio Updates

Just before I skipped over to beautiful Barcelona last weekend, I took a few snaps of the studio filled with all the trappings of a workspace fit for a bunch of … Continue reading

April 12, 2016 · 6 Comments

Updates from the studio in Santa Fiora

The physical studio itself has gone from this crowded and dim space in the apartment [a.k.a. The Garret] to this gloriously light-filled space, which I’ll be sharing with a couple of … Continue reading

March 30, 2016 · 2 Comments

mARTEdì: Visual Diary

The whole of last week passed by in a flash of bedcovers. Nothing sassy, unfortunately, just January’s unseasonal tepid humidity manifesting in the form of a pile of snotty tissues beside the … Continue reading

February 2, 2016 · 1 Comment

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