The kids have gone back to school today after their Easter holidays. I never seem to blog much when they are off (can’t think why!) so I thought I’d hop on today to say that I hope everyone had a lovely Easter weekend. He is such a cross looking rabbit. Perhaps someone stole his carrots… Continue reading Easter Bunny!
I often think I would love a craft room; a space to call all mine for crafty dreams but in reality I don’t think I would enjoy it all that much. My craft space is situated between the fish tank and piano in the dining room. It is not a fancy dining room that we… Continue reading Craft Space Tour
Well, I actually managed to get a picture drawn and painted on time for this weeks illustration challenge. This weeks theme was perspective. It made me think of how my little boy used to sit on his knees and press his head to the floor so he could watch the wheels on his toy cars… Continue reading Week 11 – The 52 Week Illustration Challenge
I made a lot of jewellery before Christmas that were altogether more complicated than my usual makes. I learned new bead weaving stitches, I spent hours playing with clay to make new beads and I had a blast but sometimes I come back to the idea of clean and simple especially when I am a… Continue reading Keeping Things Simple
I’m not quite sure where the days/weeks are going at the moment. It only feels like 5 minutes since I last blogged about my drawings and I’m already behind. The problem is that I agonise about getting the drawing perfect but that all takes time so I am going to have to be content with… Continue reading Week 9 & 10 – The 52 Week Illustration Challenge
Oh dear, I fell behind with things again. There has been a lot going on and I’ve been busy but none of it has been particularly crafty. I am determined to keep up with this challenge though so I have done 2 quick drawings to catch up. Week 7 – Botanical Watercolour (Daniel Smith watercolour… Continue reading Week 7&8 – The 52 Week Illustration Challenge
I hope your week has started well. The kids are off school on their half term holiday so we have been busy today with a play date and trip to Hobby Craft (UK craft store) to stock up on children’s crafting essentials. It was mainly for my 6 year old son as he had a… Continue reading Week 6 – The 52 Week Illustration Challenge