Art Every Day Month – Day 3

Didn’t have a very good day today. Izzy was teething and unsettled so I had to attend to her, so KJ got bored and destructive, I got angry and frustrated…it wasn’t a good time. So there wasn’t much art done. The only thing I managed was a doodle at the last minute in front of […]

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Almond blossom mandala

I’ve been drooling over mandalas for some time now, so yesterday I decided that today’s art project as part of Art Every Day Month would be a mandala. I had no idea what I was doing other than I was doing it. It needed to be round, so I dug up my compass set and […]

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Oil pastel experiments – Swirls

Saturday I felt like doodling and since the Drawing Lab Challenge I had missed involved doing exactly that, I did some. I grabbed my oil pastels, a piece of watercolour paper and just drew some swirls. No plan, no design beyond the idea that I’d like to play with some graduated colour (I followed the […]

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Creative Tuesday – Curtains

Creative Tuesday‘s challenge this week was ‘curtains’. And the first curtains that came to my mind were these: Blue Curtains, graphite and watercolour pencil on cartridge paper, approx. 250 x 200 mm. I am really happy with this piece. It is simple, but I think it does communicate what I wanted it to communicate. It […]

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Creative Everyday – my first mosaic

Here it is, the project that has been taking me that extra bit of time to finish. It is an experiment, well, for me as I haven’t done one of these before. Done totally on the fly. Beyond deciding the pallette beforehand, I just cut and stuck squares of card. This is what I came […]

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Drawing Lab Challenge #4

Now for a little bit of relaxation… This is the fourth challenge post for the Drawing Lab Challenge. Grab your copy of ‘Drawing lab for mixed media artists: 52 creative exercises to make drawing fun‘ and join us as we tackle the book together. Details of the challenge and joining can be found here. This […]

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Creative Every Day – 18 Oct 2010

I haven’t managed to create much art over the last week. Only two pieces have been completed since Sunday before last – my one-eyed monster and my answer to the Creative Tuesday challenge for this fortnight which I can’t post about until it’s due. I do have a small piece in progress as part of […]

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Drawing Lab Challenge #3

Let the industrial revolution begin… This is the third challenge post for the Drawing Lab Challenge. Grab your copy of ‘Drawing lab for mixed media artists: 52 creative exercises to make drawing fun‘ and join us as we tackle the book together. Details of the challenge and joining can be found here. This week the […]

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