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’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
Hello and happy Friday! I am currently enjoying the 30 day colouring challenge held by Kathy from The Daily Marker. This is the third time I have done it and, honestly, I was running out of new things to colour. I don’t have a fresh supply of new stamps to play with (or an endless… Continue reading Hot Air Balloons Colouring
Hello, It’s another rainy day here so I thought I’d brighten things up by sharing a recent card I made for my friend’s daughter. She celebrated her first birthday the other week – what more of an excuse do I need to use my new stamp set. Who doesn’t love magical unicorns?! The stamps are… Continue reading Make A Wish
Here is a card made for my Nephew’s 5th birthday. When it is a card for a family member it is always fun to make something a little more detailed although I do wish now that I had bought the matching dies – I think I spent just as much time cutting out as I… Continue reading Dinosaurs!
I’m back with another entry for The Colour Throwdown CDT 381 I have used a Woodware stamp and hand drawn clouds. I have coloured the image with Promarkers and added touches of Wink Of Stella. Click here for more info on the challenge. Here is the colour inspiration for this week. As ever, thanks for… Continue reading Every Cloud…..
I’ve been a little slow posting on her over the last week. The kids have been off school on their half term holiday so I have been busy baking cakes and playing games. I have however made sure I still had time to do my colouring so I could continue with the 30 day colouring… Continue reading The 30 Day Coloring Challenge
Here is my make/colouring for The Daily Marker 30 day colouring challenge day 5: I used my new MFT coffee cup die and coloured it with Promarkers. I added extra shading with distress inks. The ‘hot stuff’ is die cut from a QuicKutz Lemonade Skinny Mini alphabet dies. The letters and heart were covered with… Continue reading Hot Stuff!
Day 2 of the daily marker challenge The stamps are from Hero Arts, the stitched tag and stars cut from a the Lawn Fawn Stitched Journaling Card die and I have finished with Wink Of Stella, a little touch of Glossy accents and silver thread. I coloured the image with my Promarkers. Fancy joining in?… Continue reading Birthday Button Elephant