Art, Art, Drawing, blogging, Calligraphy, Crafty Hints and Tips

Does creativity have a deadline?

Hello there. ๐Ÿ™‹๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ I've been quite quiet on my social media feeds over the last few weeks, especially my blog. On my blog particularly it's been because I just don't know what to write about. Of course, when that's the case, I feel more pressure to write something, especially because I've set myself the challenge… Continue reading Does creativity have a deadline?

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Iโ€™ve also been drawing….

Hello, As well as teaching myself Calligraphy, Watercolour painting and making greetings cards.... I'm also trying to teach myself to draw flowers, which I hope to transfer onto greetings cards with calligraphy.......at some point. ๐Ÿ˜‚ But for now, I'm having fun sketching flowers. The book I am using to reference is 'The Watercolour Flower painter's… Continue reading Iโ€™ve also been drawing….

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Back to flowery doodles

Hello there. I haven't done any flower doodling for a few weeks so I decided yesterday to have a doodley evening ๐Ÿ˜ย  I do enjoy drawing flowers (when they come out looking like flowers) I did these with a good old fashioned black biro ๐Ÿ™‚ What do you doodle? Thank you for reading and happy… Continue reading Back to flowery doodles

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I just wanted to share these two, as I’m really proud of them

Hand painted galaxy balloon and hand painted flower and leaves  using: โ€ข Royal talens Ecoline inks โ€ข uniball_uk white roller ball pen (for galaxy stars) โ€ข unipin fine liner 0.05 (for flower and leaves drawings) โ€ข Calligraphy lettering using my pointed pen with Leondart 'general' nib โ€ข Manuscriptpenco Black acrylic ink.  โ€ข Paper is Winsor… Continue reading I just wanted to share these two, as I’m really proud of them

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Keep practicing, it will be worth it.

Hello there! Yesterday I scrolled through my Instagram feed and noticed a post I had done on the 14th of July this year. It was a submission to a daily lettering challenge, where people post their lettering pieces of a quote or a word. It's all good fun and gets you practicing your lettering skills. … Continue reading Keep practicing, it will be worth it.

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More flower doodles – I just enjoy doing them

Hello.  I know I've posted a few of my flower doodles on my blog already but I really enjoy doing them so thought I'd share just one more ๐Ÿ˜‰  This piece was created on a crimson coloured card, from the depths of my craft draw, using a Uniball signo broad pen in White.  Thought I would throw… Continue reading More flower doodles – I just enjoy doing them

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Sometimes a quote just fits!

Hello.  You know when sometimes you read something and it just connects with you? I read a quote on an Instagram feed recently - "let your smile change the world but never let the world change your smile" - Anonymous  I really liked it and thought 'I'll write that on a project at some point'… Continue reading Sometimes a quote just fits!