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. 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
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!
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
I painted this picture a few weeks ago using my watercolour inks. I was pleased with the painting once it was dry but I'm really pleased with how it looks in a frame. I think I'm going to try this more often with my paintings, I think it makes a difference to try them in… Continue reading Frames do wonders
Janet Walker showcase video Hello. 2 pieces of my work, a greetings card and a painting, have been featured in a youtube video made by Janet Walker. Janet is a marketing strategist and created a 'Follow Friday' on Instagram. The premise of a follow Friday is that you introduce yourself and what you do… Continue reading Featured in a Handmade showcase on youtube