Resources for the Drawing Lab Challenge

Here is a list of resources available to the Drawing Lab challenge participants. Me (though you will have to share me with my two young daughters and Hubby) My blog, Fractals & Facets, here. Ping me anytime. This is where the challenges will be issued on Fridays, and also where I will throw up a […]

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First Drawing Lab Challenge exercise

Sharpen your pencils…. This is the first 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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An inspiring moment

Several years ago hubby and I went on holiday to Port Lincoln. On one of the days we were there, we went to Lincoln National Park. On that particular day the weather turned a little wintry. It was Spring and Port Lincoln sits out on the very end of a southern peninsula, cutting into the […]

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Challenge!

When first entered the creative blogosphere a few months ago, I almost immediately stumbled across Carla Sonheim . Not so much herself, but her book, ‘Drawing lab: 52 creative exercises to make drawing fun’. It was all the buzz amongst arty bloggers and it caught my curiosity. I now have a copy in my grotty […]

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Inspired maybe?

After spending my ten minutes drawing my stag beetle and then dashing off to attend to Izzy, I was left with a feeling of incompleteness. This feeling only intensified when I started looking at what the other participants in the workshop had come up with according to the same instructions. I was a little flabbergasted. […]

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Finally finished artwork

Tree of Cyclones, approx. 750 x 550 mm, soft pastel on black pastel paper I started this piece just before the Creative Colour Challenge started and has been on hold for over a month.  Today my wonderful Hubby took little Izzy for me for most of the day and I was able to finish it.  […]

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Sunset Falling

Sunset Falling, Deviant Art Muro, by mouse on lounge chair arm Just a quick last minute scribble for the Creative Color Challenge #5 – Lavender Purple.  It certainly came out more purple than I expected, and oddly watercolourish.  This was one of those paintings that evolved as I painted.  I started with the idea of […]

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Purple Dragon

Purple Dragon, DeviantArt Muro, by mouse, lounge chair arm, very, very rushed and unfinished There’s a long story behind this one. I think it is jinxed. Those of you who follow me on Facebook would have seen my many exclamationed post a few days back where I declared I had just lost an entire piece […]

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Breaking Storm

I made a deal with hubby tonight.  I’d take little Izzy for the night (KJ was already in bed) so he could have some free time, and I’d take tomorrow morning to do some painting. He was happy with that.  So I sat in the lounge with bubs in my arms and played one handed […]

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