Well, it’s been a lovely sunny weekend and we’ve spent many hours outside enjoying it. I took the opportunity of kids playing happily to do a little drawing and painting with my very neglected watercolour pencils. I wanted something colourful so went with a bright Toucan. It is also the start of world watercolour month… Continue reading Colourful Toucan
I decided between mouthfuls of Easter egg chocolate this weekend that I should make up with my watercolour paints and have a go at a rabbit illustration (I feel very pompous calling them illustrations but well, doodle just doesn’t quite work with the hours I put into this!) I’m pleased to say that my watercolours… Continue reading Rabbit Illustration
Towards the end of last year my Dad asked if I would like a craft magazine subscription for my birthday. A present that drops through my door once a month – yes please! I chose a magazine called Bead and Jewellery and my first issue arrived at the start of February. A few days later… Continue reading I Am A Winner!
I’ve been trying to get back into my drawing over the last few weeks; I find it very relaxing but also very hard as I want everything to be perfect first time. I found myself getting very frustrated with my watercolours because nothing seemed to work but I now realise that this was largely because… Continue reading A Fox and Other Random Doodles
I have to say that I am thoroughly enjoying Inktober. I love to work in colour usually but there is something quite nice about covering large areas in black ink and working on shading and adding details in white. I also like adding a little pop of colour so that is stands out against the… Continue reading Inktober Days 7 – 10
I’m still keeping up with Inktober. Admittedly it’s only the 7th of October so there’s time yet to fall behind! I won’t ramble on today. Micron pen with a black Inktense pencil. I really need to learn to let the paper dry in between layers of Inktense! Playing with my new Pentel brush pen. I… Continue reading Inktober Days 3 – 6
I seem to be totally rubbish at this whole blogging malarkey at the minute. It’s not because I don’t want to blog but I’ve been spending all my free time making jewellery for a craft fair in November. I’m a slow crafter! Seriously, I am worried about how much I have ready to take and… Continue reading Inktober!