New Year: New Projects!


Day 2, and so far I'm quite liking 2013. It's demanded nothing to arduous from me. It's given me time to play with these square things! They're a work in progress, I think a little more to be done, then framing. More pics soons! πŸ˜€

never say never (ever)


If there's one thing that will motivate me into action, it's being told that I can't do something. Even (or especially) when the person doing the telling is me. In reaction to a phrase in my last post "When space limits me to work on just one project at time..." Uha, really? I went on … Continue reading never say never (ever)

ink dribbles


Remember the watermarked dyed paper ? This week I've been playing with ink (quite a lot!) So it followed that where water does one thing, ink should do similar but with more colorful results! I used Pebeo Colorex ink (Chartreuse. My fav color de jour!) they have a real glowing transparency and mouth-wateringly rich color! … Continue reading ink dribbles

spaces


"Take care of the spaces, and the lines will take care of themselves" from Practical knowledge for all by Sir John Hammerton c1950 On seeing with a pencil. Drawing is a means of education, of training hand and eye. It quickens the powers of perception and gives scope to the inventive faculties. It trains the … Continue reading spaces

visual echos


Thursday's page focused on utilising bits of the dyed paper through stacking n stitching, to exploring cut and torn shapes The echoing shapes from previous pages are now just indentations. To continue the theme of the swirling frond shape that has lasted all week I cut a stencil from acetate and used this with ink … Continue reading visual echos