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Flower girl 2.0

Hello! I have been working on a large canvas that has been inspired by another drawing I did. I wanted to create another version of this but with lots more flowers and using the indigo blue background as inspiration. I used a ordinary canvas from Hobbycraft and covered it with dark blue acrylic paint. IContinue reading “Flower girl 2.0”

A peek in my watercolour sketchbook

Hello! I have been working in my watercolour sketchbook a lot recently. I’m finding it is helping to quiet my mind when everything is felling overwhelming and helps me to relax. So I just wanted to share a few of the pages I have created so far.

Flower girl

Hello! So recently I was given a sizzex machine for my birthday! Super exciting!! I have been paying around with it and creating a few pictures with it. I have these beautiful dies that cut out wildflowers. I am using ones by Tim Holtz and they are just so delicate and exactly what I wanted.Continue reading “Flower girl”

Enjoy the breeze…

Hello! I haqve really been enjoying drawing this little sketch over and over and over! She just looks so lost in the moment and is really enjoying the breeze that is blowing her hair all over the place! I used acrylic, gouache and watercolour paint for this drawing. I also layered some real pressed flowersContinue reading “Enjoy the breeze…”

Ceramic Painting

Hello! My daughter loves to go to our local pottery shop and paint an item and we normally go during the school holidays. Sadly our local shop has closed as the owners have decided to retire and enjoy spending more time with their grandchildren. However I came across this company Popolo Ceramico who have placesContinue reading “Ceramic Painting”

I am a wildflower

Hello! I have been working on some watercolour images of a purple-haired woman recently. I was inspired by a quote that I found online and my imagination did the rest. I am a wildflower growing freely in the world, seemingly weak but secretly resiliant, able to weather the temperature of life. This was done onContinue reading “I am a wildflower”

Mixed media inky girls

Hello! I have been working on a set of mini sketchbooks and this one has been made using watercolour paper inserts and lots of inks and glue! I used Jane Davenport inks as they are rich in colour and you can mix them easily. I really enjoyed making this little sketchbook. You can see aContinue reading “Mixed media inky girls”

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