Watercolour painting Watercolor leaves Artist: mariebxmastree
Craft blog, Flowers, Painting, Watercolour

Summer watercolour share

Hello πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ Summer is in full swing in the UK so I thought I would share some of my most recent watercolour paintings with you and share a little bit of summer 😎 Have you been crafting recently? Inspired by the seasons? Thank you for reading my post, I hope you have enjoyed my art.… Continue reading Summer watercolour share

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

Does creativity have a deadline?

Hello there. πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ 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?

Art, Crafty Hints and Tips, how to, Painting

Getting to know my…..paints

Hello πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ When I first started teaching myself to paint I would only use the one colour as it was in the palette (or in my plastic tray box from my local craft shop.) I only occasionally mixed one base colour with a bit of white to get a slightly lighter shade, but it never… Continue reading Getting to know my…..paints

Art, craft fair, Painting, Watercolour

I’ve been busy painting…..but no cards…..

Hello πŸ™‚ Over the last couple of weeks I've been doing a lot of painting practice. If you are new to my blog (welcome, thank you for reading today's post) over the past year I have been teaching myself to paint with Watercolours. I am also teaching myself Calligraphy, both with the intention of improving… Continue reading I’ve been busy painting…..but no cards…..

Aquarelle, Art, Drawing, Flowers, Painting, Watercolour

Painting with Gouache paint – teaching myself shading

Hello πŸ™‹πŸ» Just a short post this week as it's been a busy one. I'm still teaching myself to paint with watercolour and gouache paints, using books as reference guides, painting mostly flowers. Here is this weeks progress; Monday 16th April 2018 Tuesday 17th April 2018 The painting is not quite finished yet so I… Continue reading Painting with Gouache paint – teaching myself shading

Art, Crafty Hints and Tips, Painting, Watercolour

When inspiration strikes…..Roll with it….

Hello πŸ™‹πŸ» Sometimes it's really hard to get into the crafting zone. I know I need to make a card for someone, a birthdays coming up or a new baby is here, yet sitting at the craft table I just don't know what to make. Sometimes every style I try or lettering I do just… Continue reading When inspiration strikes…..Roll with it….

Art, Crafty Hints and Tips, how to, Uncategorized

If there’s a craft you want to try……Try it!

Hello πŸ™‹πŸ» In today's post I want to share a Watercolour painting that I finished this weekend. I am really proud of this piece and my reason for sharing is to let you know that if you want to try a craft you've never tried before, go for it! Inspired by pictures I saw on… Continue reading If there’s a craft you want to try……Try it!

Art, blogging, Calligraphy, Craft blog, craft fair, Crafty Hints and Tips, Handmade, how to, Painting, Papercraft, Social media, Uncategorized, Watercolour

February overview: My crafty lessons this month

Hello πŸ‘‹πŸ» As I write this weeks post it's the first weekend of March & the UK's snow is being replaced by rain. Over the past year I feel like my paper craft has really been evolving and as I have written in a few of my previous posts I really feel like I'm starting… Continue reading February overview: My crafty lessons this month

Art, Craft blog, Flowers, Handmade, Painting, Uncategorized, Watercolour

A little Watercolour pink flowers

Hello, Here's a little water colour flower painting of mine. I created this using Pink Ecoline water colour ink for the flowers and black for the flower centres. The light coloured flower petals around the background were created using the water I had been cleaning my brush in 😁 The pink ink had made the… Continue reading A little Watercolour pink flowers