Happy Holidays friends,
If you’ve been wondering where I’ve been, here’s where we can catch up 😉
if you’re planning to get any gifts from the Etsy store Made by Mixy, please don’t leave it to the last minute, the postal elves are scurrying as fast as they can 😉
For shopping on behalf of folks from any of these places, these are the last chance mailing dates from the UK:
Monday, December 9 for Africa, Asia, Caribbean, Far and Middle East
Wednesday, December 11 for Eastern Europe
Thursday, December 12 for Australia and New Zealand
Saturday, December 14 for Canada and USA
Monday, December 16 for most of Europe
Wednesday, December 18 for UK & Ireland
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Out of nowhere, I was struck by the desire to publish a zine: An illustrated world inhabited by the bizarre and curious folk who have been popping up amid my art journal doodles.
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Before I go on holiday at the end of this month I’ll be closing up my Etsy store. It will be closed from 16 September for one month.
So if you’re planning gifts for the holidays and like to start shopping early – now is your chance – I’m having a pre-holiday sale with 25% off everything!!
Now I’m off to find my flip-flops and begin the wind down!! 🙂
Yesterpost I was showing you the Tree of Life, the drawing that’s been with me for (still finding this bit hard to believe) ten years.
I’ve photoshopped it through a few variations over this time, and to celebrate it’s tenth birthday I decided to reinvent one more incarnation for 2017.
More vivid, more zingy, the colors are almost an inverse of the one I showed you yesterday. Here they are together side by side.
I’m fascinated by how the mood shifts with the colors.
The underwater-y-ness is amped up with the sharper blues. I like the way that once again it’s completed a circle, as the beginning drawing was in shades of blue, and here we are back in this side of the spectrum.
Here she is in some little detail pieces…
So that the new version isn’t lonely (yes, that is a thing with drawings, didn’t you know?) it’s joined by a newly spruced up version of the original drawing, so a bluer blue version is out there too.
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