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. 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 😉 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
Have you started Christmas crafting yet?
Hello. I've been doodling again, taking my lead from Eloise Renouf's book -Draw 500 things from nature. I do enjoy drawing flowers, I even thought I'd try a different coloured pen 😁 Adding a bit of faux calligraphy, I'm not sure if this will make it to a birthday card or not but I do… Continue reading A different type of floral doodle
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!
It's nice when doodles turn into something more isn't it
Hello there. As I type this evenings blog my Christmas count down app tells me there are 137 days to go 🎄. You may be able to tell from the background I've chosen for this blog.....and my blog, Instagram and twitter name, that I love Christmas. This year I would like to sell some of… Continue reading Christmas faux calligraphy – it’s never too early 😁
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
Hello. Yesterday I posted a picture of a greetings card I had made using a floral drawing I had done on Friday night. I've had some really good feedback on it through my blog and Instagram pages so I thought I would try another design this evening. This is this evenings drawing which I will… Continue reading Floral line drawing for greetings cards-mark II
Hello there. Yesterday evening I was doodling in front of the TV, practicing my botanical line drawing (aka, drawing flowers with my fine liner pens). 3 of the flowers came out really well and I thought, aha! I'll make a card out of this tomorrow. Having seen so many beautiful examples of these types of drawings… Continue reading Flower doodling turned into a greetings card