Hello! I’ve always been quite ‘arty’ in that I make cards, sew, crochet etc. but over the last year I feel as though my crafts have developed further. As I’ve mentioned in previous posts I want to take my crafting on to the next step now, get my name out there, maybe even a craft… Continue reading My Instagram craft inspirations
Hello! I have recently been experimenting with water colour inks to make galaxy paintings. I have shared a few of my recent pieces in my posts; Two pieces I'm really proud of and A watercolour galaxy not so far away As Christmas production is starting to kick in I thought I would have a try at a Christmas… Continue reading A Christmas tree galaxy – Watercolour & Christmas.
Hand painted galaxy balloon and hand painted flower and leaves using: • Royal talens Ecoline inks • uniball_uk white roller ball pen (for galaxy stars) • unipin fine liner 0.05 (for flower and leaves drawings) • Calligraphy lettering using my pointed pen with Leondart 'general' nib • Manuscriptpenco Black acrylic ink. • Paper is Winsor… Continue reading I just wanted to share these two, as I’m really proud of them
Hello there. As you may have seen in some of my previous posts I've been practicing my calligraphy recently. I really enjoy doing it (most days! - see last post before this one 😁) and am starting to feel like it's sinking in. I've also been teaching myself Watercolour painting with Watercolour inks and really… Continue reading Don’t forget to celebrate the work you do!
Hello, I have to say, Brush Calligraphy is much harder than it looks 😁 For this piece I used a very thin paint brush to 'write', using black Ecoline Watercolour ink. I had painted a floral painting earlier in the week and had cut it to size to make as card centres. I had some… Continue reading Practicing Wedding Calligraphy
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!
A how to of painting a watercolour leaf using watercolours inks.
Floral watercolour. I will share a 'how too' of this at some point soon but as this has become a friends birthday card I don't want to share the finished piece until she has received it. Happy crafting!
Hello. I made a card yesterday, floral line drawing, faux calligraphy and Watercolour painting. It was a Good Luck card for a colleague who was leaving work. I took a picture of it, posted it on Instagram and then placed it on my craft table. All was going well, I started my next project, my… Continue reading I made a card I was really proud of, then dropped a paint brush on it
See my progress as I teach myself to Watercolour paint galaxies.