The magic of magenta


2017 is my year full of color, each month I dedicate to a new color: 12 colors in 12 months, a trip around the color wheel. And what a trip! July has been a feast of violet purples. 

More Focus & Trust 1/52


So last night I polished off the first week of my 2015 week by week art journal. Little tweaks and changes.... more emphasis on Trust - I gotta trust in this process, and more focus on the word Focus. Got me thinking about focusing on what this week has meant to me. The big silvery … Continue reading More Focus & Trust 1/52

week by week 1/52


There's something so deliciously enlivening about the start of a new thing ...a new year ...a new book ...a new project In past years I've played with different art journaling projects, from page a day to a page a month.  This time around it's a page a week. So, 2015, here we go! Week 1 … Continue reading week by week 1/52

Three Colour Challenge


Nuvofelt's challenge was just what I needed this evening. After a day of getting on with some long put off jobs about the nest, my reward for myself was an hour or so of de-rusting my painting skills. The three colours I chose (without a lot of thought) were Magenta, Gold Ochre & Purple. Which … Continue reading Three Colour Challenge

for the love of paper


Isn't there something irresistable about paper? this page is centred around play with handmade paper. Not made by me I hasten to add - that's a game I haven't played (yet)! It lends itself so well to roughly torn edgery, and as I discovered this week, tearing it when wet makes for even fluffier edges. … Continue reading for the love of paper

now…. where was I ?


All that giddy excitement from last weekend (or some such excuse) meant I've not kept you updated on the page a day project - but I've not been so remiss as to let it slide! Ready for a 10 day/page binge? Ok, here they come! Day 29 (chronologically this day fell between Contrast (with buttons) … Continue reading now…. where was I ?

a nothing nother monday


Monday was a nothingy day. A nother nothingy day. I guess that was just on the surface, a mood, as my subconcious chose these deep sumptuous colors to illustrate Monday's page. So there must have been more than nothing in there somewhere 😉 I hold my hands up. I have no knowledge of how these … Continue reading a nothing nother monday