Oil pastel experiments

I’m learning! Remember this from yesterday? One of my one centimetre paintings. Well, they were designed to be inspiration points, so since I had time to paint today I took this one and turned it into this: Oil pastel on watercolour paper I finally got out my oil pastels to play. I laid down the […]

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Painting experiments

I did some experimenting with paint today. Nine One Centimetre Paintings, Acrylic on paper, approx. 9 x 10 x 10 mm. I think they are pretty groovy and have ideas what to do with them. I really like the subtle blending of colours. I’m certainly going to continue my experiments in this area. Nutty(experimenting is […]

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Drawing Lab Challenge #2

Get that mind’s eye working… This is the second 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 One results

Our first week  and our first exercise. How did everyone do? I know my biggest challenge was actually getting anything done. There was no bed in my catdom, but there was kitchen table, couch, and coffee table. I was going to post this post last night, but decided to leave it to Friday night (I’m […]

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A snippet of thought

A single star on the darkest nightWith a sparkle, can light your way,But a single friend with a helping handCan lead you through the darkest day. – Nutty, July 2005  Photo – Sunset behind Port Lincoln, South Australia, 2003.

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Soft pastel experiment

As some of you know, I’ve been playing around with my soft pastels since I started this blog back in June. I had great fun with them during the Creative Color Challenge, and although I’ve been playing with my pencils lately with the Silly Workshop, they have been in the back of my mind most […]

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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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