Paper mosaic experiments

Motion, paper mosaic and acrylic, approx. 480 x 370 mm. This is what happens when you experiment. You never quite know what you’re going to end up with. This one is slightly weird. I could have added more to it, but it had such a sense of motion to it that I stopped in case […]

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Flying Spark

Do you have trouble finding inspiration some days? Any word, object or emotion can spark a masterpiece, but sometimes it is really hard to locate a place to start, a focus that can sharpen your mind in a productive direction. The Flying Spark offers a daily challenge to set you on a path to find […]

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Drawing Lab challenge #10

Speaking of eyeballing… This is the tenth 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 week the challenge is… […]

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Painting experiments – Caught

Caught, acrylic, watercolour pencil and gel pen, approx. 265 x 195 mm. Here you go. My attempt to create a painting from this. I love bits of it, other bits, not so much, but hey, it’s only an experiment 😀 So Christie, you scored 😀 It was a fish I had in mind. It would […]

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Sunday Sketches – Balloons

Dreams of Balloons, acrylic, watercolour pencil and gel pen on illustration board, approx. 250 x 200 mm Still more experimenting with paints in line with yesterday’s post. I was mesmerised by this idea the moment I saw it in the paint. It has it’s faults, but I’m happy with the movement. Since I spent a […]

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Drawing Lab challenge #9

Now for some fun…(sorry it is a day late) This is the nineth 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 […]

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Dream

Dream, Acrylic, pen and gel pen on illustration board, approx. 200mm x 250mm. The experiment from the previous post? Now a completed painting. The scan seems to have obliterated most of the stars. Right down the centre of the piece is a spray of stars in yellow and white. What do you think? Not quite […]

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More painting experiments

    Everything seemed to come to a screeching halt when Art Every Day Month ended. There I was chuffing along churning out art, and I suddenly stopped. Didn’t feel like it anymore. So I’ve taken a few days, reoriented, and given myself a new target, one I had set up before the challenge started, […]

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