Color Connections


Yesterpost I showed you a black & white photo of a paint doodle and asked for guesses what the 'real' colors are.  I kept you waiting longer than I intended, only cos sometimes the days gallop by and all of a sudden it's much later. So here we are, and here it is!

day 4: 12 days of Twelvty


Over the last 12 days of the year I'm sharing my year of color: 12 colors in 12 months. Today - Twelvty-Four: Blue-Green

day 3: 12 days of Twelvty


Over the last 12 days of the year I'm sharing my year of color: Today - Twelvty-Three: Green. And green is tricksy!

Little Green Things


In my year full of color, I'm taking one step around the color each month. 12 colors in 12 months.  It's a logical progression at a steady pace that suits my practice well. I'm documenting and sharing my experience as I go in an online program, TWELVTY, along with all the myriad resources I gather … Continue reading Little Green Things

What 3 months of color looks like…


These are the art journal pages from the first three months of Twelvty: This is the story so far. January: Yellow https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ugBVkGX7JZA   When I look at these pages I'm whisked back the to adventures and explorations of the first month of this year long adventure. Using just one color brings out nuances and subtleties … Continue reading What 3 months of color looks like…

Happy Birthday!


(But more on that in a moment... first let me set the scene...) I was telling you about how TWELVTY has begun to take on a life of its own. It's just a few weeks into its year long life and it's not going the way I imagined... Instead of being the set of 12 individual colored … Continue reading Happy Birthday!

Reinvention


A few years ago I created a year long project, dedicating each month to a single colour. Beginning in January with red/purple - that gorgeous magenta I keep falling back into - I cycled my way month by month through the primary/secondary/tertiary colours, ending the year in Red. Ever since I've had the desire to follow up … Continue reading Reinvention

Chapter Next: Mirage


Some the pages in my altered book are already conveniently titled. The book began as an orphaned volume of short stories, and some of the tales' titles just appealed too much to cover up. Doesn't Mirage just conjure such magic? I haven't embarked on any of these pages with a plan. Planning just isn't in … Continue reading Chapter Next: Mirage

deeper into the book of wishes


Yesterday I showed you the first page of my latest project - the first one I could call finished (ish). This is the latest page, I began playing with over the weekend. Starting out with gesso and inks, layered up and finished with hot glue blobs Inspired by the very lovely and talented Contadina K