I love how life and art spiral round, how patterns repeat on a range scales, how it's all about the context.
I love to look for connections, to explore ideas that bring more substance to the understanding I have of this brief blip of a life we have here in this world...
...but you knew that, right? I've been looking at some of my old sketchbooks. Back in 2011 I did a textile art workshop. The topic for our designs was grids. The week before I'd been to the Kniting & Stitching Show at Ally Pally - I came home with bags of new goodies to play with, and … Continue reading art is everywhere…
because a squillion things need doing. because my eyes have soaked in so much color lately. because time-lapse is the most fun thing in world. today I made this: https://youtu.be/WNMIGYgzxds
This week I'm giving away TWO FREE places in TWELVTY. TWELVTY is an adventure in color that runs all through 2017 where we explore the 12 colors of the color wheel one month at a time. In TWELVTY you get access to a wealth of delicious color resources, exclusive videos of my creative process every week, and can … Continue reading TWELVTY Prize Draw
(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!
Y’now I've been immersed in color for the last few months. Not my usual multi-colored chaos (although there’s no escaping that) – but a very specific niche of color – as I explore and examine the color wheel. It’s a project I played with a few years ago keeps returning to in one way or another. … Continue reading A life of its own…
Well hey there lovely friends! Guess what today is? Today is the day I open the doors of my Etsy Shop! To celebrate it's 10% of everything (excluding shipping) until the end of January! Use Coupon Code YELLOW10 🙂 As the TWELVTY month of yellow draws to a close the fruit of this color's makings will be going out into the … Continue reading A Year Full of Color: Part One (& a gift)
"We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." ~ George Bernard Shaw don't stop 😉
Does this talk of 'Blue Monday' get you down? Who needs the media reminding them to feel any less bouyant and joyful than they already do? I need to counteract this craziness, and my way (as in all things) is to use color! Monday 16th January 2017 is now YELLOW MONDAY. Yellow is the color … Continue reading YELLOW MONDAY