"There will come a time when you believe everything is finished. That will be the beginning." — Louis L'Amour. This year's #100dayproject is all about the doodle for me. It's my meditation, my therapy, my escape from the noise of my thoughts. For 100 days this year I'm sharing these little mark making experiments with … Continue reading 100 days of doodles: 1-9
The methods for ink dying paper are as simple or complex as you want to make them. Here are my 5 top tips to paper dying.
Early in my blogging days I was documenting my experiments in ink dyed paper. Earlier this year I began playing about with these old book pages and something in my creativity woke up. I began what's turned out to be an epic adventure into paper dying.
This Tiny Book is part of the #TinyBookCollective from Hope Fitzgerald over on Instagram. Check out her posts to see more itsy weeny books like this, and find out how to take part.
If there's one thing that keeps my creative imagination alight, its progressing a few pieces in parallel. Sometimes a piece has to sit and dry, or sometimes it needs just simply to sit.
Today we reached the quarter way mark, day 25 of the #100dayproject.
To celebrate I've joined up the videos of the first layers of the first canvas I began working on. It's still a work in progress, but already it's been through so many evolutions.
100 Days, 3 Whys: By the time I noticed the hashtag #the100dayproject that kept bobbing up in my Instagram feed last summer, it was already well under way. I was intrigued...
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…