Last Friday was the opening of the annual awards exhibition for the Australian Society of Miniature Art. Over the last few months I have been very involved in the organising of the exhibition, designing forms and the invitation, liaising with all involved, but finally it was all hung, judged and open. To my great delight I won an award, and it was the one that gave me the greatest pleasure, as it was for the most imaginative drawing. To me imagination is the most important driver of all I do. All four works I submitted were accepted, one being the little book I posted a couple of weeks ago. The drawing is in Indian ink on white scraperboard, and had its origins in a random swish of ink on the board, then I found birds within the mark, and brought them out with some scratching away and some extra ink added. It is very small, only 7 x 6 cm.