My Creative Neighbourhood – 31 Oct 2010

So what’s been happening in my creative neighbourhood this week? Melissa Dinwiddie completed a stunning piece of calligraphic art. Melissa Moss has released her 2011 calendars. Hurry to grab one of these lovely pieces of work as it is a limited print. Kristin Dudish is about to launch her 30 in 30 for 30 challenge. […]

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More experiments – Five centimetre paintings

Frozen rivulets, acrylic on cartridge, approx. 50 x 50 mm. Got a chance to play with some paint again today (I should have been doing my taxes, but KJ wouldn’t go to bed, so we ended up in the backyard painting together). This is a followup experiment from my One centimetre paintings. These ones are […]

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Creative Tuesday – Curtains

Creative Tuesday‘s challenge this week was ‘curtains’. And the first curtains that came to my mind were these: Blue Curtains, graphite and watercolour pencil on cartridge paper, approx. 250 x 200 mm. I am really happy with this piece. It is simple, but I think it does communicate what I wanted it to communicate. It […]

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Creative Everyday – my first mosaic

Here it is, the project that has been taking me that extra bit of time to finish. It is an experiment, well, for me as I haven’t done one of these before. Done totally on the fly. Beyond deciding the pallette beforehand, I just cut and stuck squares of card. This is what I came […]

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My Creative Neighbourhood – 23 Oct 2010

So what’s been happening in my creative neighbourhood this week? Chasing Purple Dreams had the opening night of her solo exhibition, ‘Emerging‘. Congratulations, and I hope it all went well. There are some beautiful paintings in her collection. My favs are ‘Optimism’ and ‘Flight’. I’m a sucker for good colour manipulation. Juliette Crane was interviewed […]

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Drawing Lab Challenge #4

Now for a little bit of relaxation… This is the fourth challenge post for the Drawing Lab Challenge. Grab your copy of ‘Drawing lab for mixed media artists: 52 creative exercises to make drawing fun‘ and join us as we tackle the book together. Details of the challenge and joining can be found here. This […]

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Incredible Art – Autumn

  Beautiful, isn’t it? Golden Days by Moaan (Flickr). He has a whole series of these Fall photographs, you have to see them. Nutty (who has no art of her own completed as yet, so I’m sharing my amazement at others’ work :D)

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Creative Every Day – 18 Oct 2010

I haven’t managed to create much art over the last week. Only two pieces have been completed since Sunday before last – my one-eyed monster and my answer to the Creative Tuesday challenge for this fortnight which I can’t post about until it’s due. I do have a small piece in progress as part of […]

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