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...

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...

Orange and blue -Journal cover paper: 11/9/15

I often paint layer after layer of acrylic on gessoed paper. This creates a very pliable ‘leathery’ feel to the paper and is perfect for journal covers. The colours in this are perfect for autumn. There is something instilled in me from childhood I think,...