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Sunday, 30 October 2011

Enter Delphine

I thought I'd look out some paints and colours I hadn't used for a while and started messing around with beeswax, acrylics, metallics and lumieres. Then I pressed into it with a metal spike and started to draw 'Delphine' - this painting looks different when the light is shining on it as the pearly metallics show up more.

Monday, 24 October 2011

The Beastie

Something completely different - here's my painting of The Beastie. I love lime green!! And it goes so well with my prized possession painting by Laura Sutherland where the colours are very similar although I didn't set out to do that!

Sunday, 23 October 2011

A Hint of Snow

It's been hinted at that we're in for another severe winter, so I thought I'd get in the mood with this wintry scene - it's in my shop

Saturday, 22 October 2011

Giveaway Result

I used a number generator for this and the winner is ......... Sue!!

Sue please email me your address and it'll be on its way. 

Wednesday, 19 October 2011

The Happiness Project

I'm reading The Happiess Project by Gretchen Rubin and she writes about the satisfaction of clearing out and gaining space in the house which sometimes doesn't even get filled!! I know I've read this kind of thing before but it got me started yesterday. First I cleared out my art room and got rid of stuff I used to use but no longer need to hold onto, my love of altered art seems to have moved on.

I've tackled another mammoth task which has been bugging me for ages. I've been downloading all my CDs onto my laptop and only have about 10 to do, and they're going to the charity shop tomorrow. Why did I keep them for so long? I feel like a weight has been lifted from my shoulders and I definitely feel good. And I have empty shelves - can that really be my house????

Monday, 17 October 2011

Sunday, 16 October 2011

Featured on Etsy's Front Page

My Georgian doll has made the Front Page on Etsy today
that's the second time this month

Saturday, 15 October 2011

This one's for me

It wasn't till I'd finished this and was painting the edges that I saw the wood had a chip out of the side. How could I not have noticed that?? So I put it in my kitchen and I really love it.
It's in acrylics.

Friday, 14 October 2011

I'm stuck - need help

I'm stuck now with this painting. It's changed direction 3 times so far but now I don't know where to go.

What do you see here?? Can anyone give me some inspiration please?

Friday, 7 October 2011

Blog Giveaway

I'd like to make a gift of a shabby chic collage I made to one of you, dear readers!!

It's a vintage style collage on distressed wood with bits of lace, tiny wax flowers, handmade fibre bead and a lovely image of a little girl. Measures 7x5".

All you have to do to enter is follow my blog and leave a comment on this post. The draw will take place on Friday 21 October - please spread the word - lots of luck to you all!!

Tuesday, 4 October 2011

It's a boat bed!

This is a painting of an actual boat which was transformed into a bed and hangs suspended from the ceiling with ropes.

It's mixed media on wood in my shop