Maddy Jovicic's paintings are about the joys of simple eating and drinking as the Romans do.
Think of pinks, sunshine yellows and warm deep primaries that speak of gelati, vino and antipasti crisscrossed with oil and lemon juice.
We're taking time to talk about rituals, art and treating yourself like a goddess.
We're taking time to chat with Sydney artist Britty Flynn about her emergent practice as a studio painter.
Her works stand out to us by the way they evoke wildlife, dreams and playfully surreal still life arrangements,
that might well place her with contemporaries such as Jess Locke or Jini Maxwell. We ask about work, play, and daily styling.
"Around the time I stopped doing Lemon, Melbourne went into its first lockdown. The last few years I had been wanting to paint again but I think I was a bit scared about starting. Lockdown provided me with the perfect storm...I wasn't able to work, I had my toddlers full time and my husband was still working long days every day in Construction"