New Year, new Journals!

New Year, new Journals!

New Year – new journals! Yay! Do you remember how exciting it was to return to school and get all that new stuff handed to you – jotters and pens and writing books? OK, I’m showing my age, they probably don’t do that anymore, now parents have...
Mark-making play – Indian ink and seedheads

Mark-making play – Indian ink and seedheads

Had fun today with more mark-making using seedheads from the garden and Indian ink on paper. Love the results and will follow up with acrylic colours on tissue paper. All good to use in collage or directly onto a painting or journal page. Here are the three different...

Fun time with hand-made stamps: 30/1/16

More fun with sticky-back foam and thick cardboard – it’s so easy to do and satisfying to print off new images. One favourite way of printing is to use acrylic onto tissue paper which I can then incorporate into journal pages and paintings. The inspiration...

Postcard Tutorial #1 : 20/1/16

This feels like a real ‘moment’ for me, posting a ‘postcard’ tutorial. It was a bit difficult making sure I got all the steps photographed as I went along as I easily get carried away in the process and forget – so forgive me if I did...