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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Incredible Art – Surreal trees

Esfera Natural by Gustavo P. Fernandes. Make sure you check out his other trees. Beautiful stuff. You can find him at his website (there is an English version, link at the bottom of the page) or on Flickr. Nutty(I’ve managed to be in bed for half an hour tonight, there has been no sleep yet, […]

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Drawing Lab Challenge #3

Let the industrial revolution begin… This is the third 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 […]

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Drawing Lab Challenge #2 results – Eyes

I’ve always loved drawing eyes. There is something about them. Their shape, shadow, the soul staring out at you from the paper. I’ve really practised drawing them over the years as they are my favourite part of portraiture. I know how important it is to put the shadow and highlights in just the right place […]

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Incredible art – Oil and soft pastels

I’ve been following these two artists for awhile now and am continually amazed at their work. This morning’s works were jaw dropping. Irina Miroshnikova and this is her latest, ‘Blue Eyes‘. It’s in oil pastel…and the first time she has used the medium!! ::eye boggling:: Make sure you check out her soft pastel work over […]

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