hand-picked during a bushwalk yesterday, inspired a little watercolour. (I’m not overly thrilled with how it scanned, it isn’t as washed out in real-life – for instance, the background should be cream instead of white… I think I’ll have to practice with my scanner a bit more.) I came across this blog the other day, and I just love, love, love the sweet watercolours
I’ve wantd to have a go at some coloured pencil drawings after seeing a few around the place that looked awesome. So during a recent trip to the beach, I visited a great little art shop, and stocked up. Inspired by the beach, I did this quick little sketch: It’s going to take some time to get used to how the colour comes out
So I finished my gift tags, and now I can start wrapping the mountain of presents sitting in my office. I also knocked out a huge whack yesterday, all I have left to buy is a few scratchies, and something for my 3 BIL’s – I hate shopping for men! The gift tags: And I decided to scrap my previous card design, I wasn’t happy
And someone who shall remain nameless is a tad unorganised! So please forgive my lack of blogging this past week (’cause I know you all have nothing more to do than hang breathlessly of my every post, right? Huh? what? You have a life? Oh. How embarrassing…), but I’ve been a tad busy. I was working, I was Christmas-partying my way ’round the morning tea
…when he had only visited one timezone, and he already needed some balloons to help him back up the chimney! For last week’s Illustration Friday (and yes, i knew that it’s Thursday already!). I’m actually thinking of making this one into a series, so keep an eye out for some more Christmas collages!
So I was given a link to a great pastels tutorial, and decided to have a go at a couple of little drawings. My first attempt was a hot-air balloon, inspired by this weeks Iluustration Friday, and the design was inspired by the tutorial: After seeing the ‘overlapping the frame’ designs in the tutorial, I thought it would be perfect for the balloon design,
I finally got a chance to finish a t-shirt for DS that has been “this close” for a couple of weeks now. I’m not sure if the pattern is a bit small, or the fabric I used wasn’t stretchy enough, but the neckhole was too small to comfortably fit over DS1’s head. So with a bit of unpicking and fiddling, I altered the shirt so