How I Use Watercolour Pencils – Colourful Birds Illustration

An insight into how I use Albrecht Durer watercolour pencils in my illustration work and sketch book. I talk though my process on how I painted some colourful, quirky birds.

More Brusho

Well, I currently have a builder knocking holes in an external wall so I'm at a bit of a loose end. There is no point trying to do much housework as the upstairs is now in a dust cloud and the noise is deafening so I can't concentrate on crafting. What else can I do?... Continue Reading →

Birthday Brusho

Well, as of yesterday I'm another year older (definitely) and wiser (nope, still going to make the same silly mistakes as before). My darling hubby bought me some Brusho paints. If you haven't come across them before they are little tubs of powered paint/ink. You can either sprinkle them on dry paper and then add... Continue Reading →

The Worst Witch

We are not big on celebrating Halloween but my daughter and I have been reading The Worst Witch together so I decided, given the time of year, that I would have a go at drawing a witch. Life has been really busy over the last few months and my poor blog has been a little... Continue Reading →

The Last Doodles!

The doodle challenge run by Johanna Fritz has now finished ūüė¶ It was such a good challenge for me as I¬†always say I want to improve my drawing but then shy away from really pushing myself out of my comfort¬†zone. I¬†also learned that I can't really doodle as I get lost in all the small... Continue Reading →

More Doodles

I'm still plodding away with the doodle challenge run by Johanna Fritz on Instagram. The last few weeks have been a little busier than normal so some of my doodles are embarrassingly bad (I really hate UFO, bikini¬†and frisbee!) but thought I'd show them all rather than miss out days. There is still a little... Continue Reading →


Hello! I thought¬†a quick catch up on my doodles was in order (mainly so I don't over load you all at the end of the month) so I'm sneaking on my laptop between jobs. This is part of a doodle challenge on Instagram #365doodleswithjohannafritz where you get a word prompt for the day and doodle... Continue Reading →


My laptop seems in a¬†better mood today and has let me access my backup photos (they automatically back up from my mobile) so I can show some of the doodles I have been doing as part of the 365 doodles with Johanna Fritz. This was bought to my attention by another blog (sorry,¬†my linking thing¬†doesn't¬†seem... Continue Reading →

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