A quick exercise in creation…

I have subscribed to a mailing list called “Illustration Friday” for a while now, it’s an little email inspiration prompter. I haven’t really done much with it, because until recently, I’ve mainly focused on photography as my main artistic expression, plus most other mediums were quite scary, to be honest. They seemed to demand a larger outlet then my mediocre […]

For my mum…

Remember way back to preschool, and for mother’s day or the like, you would stick macaroni to cardboard, spray paint it silver, and then, proud as punch, thinking you were the next Picasso, presented the finished product as a gift? And mum (or whoever the intended recipient was) would smile indulgently, and pretend that it was so great, it should […]

Another Drawing

  Just a little sketch inspired by some bulbs I saw on the weekend. I tried the flowers white, like the ones I saw, but it was just too bland, so I went with the purple. I’m tempted to whip this up into a silk ribbon embroidery something or other, not sure yet!

Finally…

Something other than toddler craft! I have “finished” a series of small canvases to grace the walls of my studio. I say “finished” in the sense that they are are done for now, but I’m still not sure if they need something else or not, so I’ll see how I feel after they have been up a while. The series […]

Soaking up some sun…

and doing some drawing.   I dusted off the old sketch book & pastel set this morning, and enjoyed a few moments in the sun while the toddler had a blast in the sandpit. The weather has been so lovely lately, nice mild days, and as long as the wind stays away, sitting in the sun is the best place […]

Laughs, Life & Creativity

Something doing the rounds at the minute that gave me a laugh:   63 As a 1930s wife, I am Superior Take the test! How they came up with that I’ll never know!! ~~~ I’ve also had a chance to do some scrapping!     ~~~ Another project I have in my mind is an abstract painting, possibly with a […]