12 things about TWELVTY


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in all seriousness


no , not really, I mean...really! But in series A work in progress, featuring more dictionary bits, watercolor, fountain pen doodles. Something of an underwatery feel going on this time. Working title: Syllabub Four - after the first word I spotted in the collage 🙂

hatching plans…


I'm planning to put together a video showing the evolution of these pages. From their kinda ugly beginnings based on indecision - paint - no, pen - no this colour - no, blobs not spirals, no -wait, .... through the messy phase (phase!!) The bits that look more complicated than they really are (maybe) Over and … Continue reading hatching plans…

daily learning


Do you have daily practices? I kinda do, but my progress moves like a caterpillar - that scrunching-stretching motion, so while it averages out as daily, it might not always be technically daily. This is the thing: - I'm acknowledging this now instead of berating myself. I'm learning my rhythms and working within them.  I'm letting the process … Continue reading daily learning

a re-work in progress


This time last year I was just finishing a year's foundation course in art and design. For the end of year show I made a textile sculpture, but the design wandered off a long way from my original idea. Although i liked the elements of it, I wasn't happy with the overall look. These are … Continue reading a re-work in progress

May in progress


There's a special place in my heart for those indeterminant colors that fall into 'not quite green' and 'not quite blue'. Aqua-tealy-turquoise, if such a beast exists, is the color of May in my 12 in 12 project We're only mid way through, but here's how May is looking so far!