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Tuesday Colour Inspiration: Floral Mandala illustration
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Last week I was working on a new mandala illustration, ready to go in to my next book. (If you haven’t heard about my first one, you can find out more about it here!) I decided that this illustration needed … Read More

Tuesday Colour Inspiration: Hand Painted Fabric
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Last week in my community art class we had a lot of fun getting messy painting our own fabric. We used acrylic paints mixed in with Liquitex gloss, matte and irridescent mediums to paint several layers with, and then used … Read More

Mini workshop in Rowlands Gill, 30 March 2019
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If you are in the area of Rowlands Gill, Tyne and Wear, then come along to a fun packed four hours of taster craft workshops being held at Strathmore Road Methodist Church on 30 March 2019 between 10am and 2pm. … Read More

Get Creative: Climbing Roses Stationery Set
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This month’s free download is a stationery set created from my Climbing Roses illustration. The set contains both A5 and A4 papers, as well as a C6 envelope for you to print out and use as many times as you … Read More

Tuesday Colour Inspiration: Mini Daffs
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Last week’s colour inspiration swatch featured budding daffodils that live in our allotment (they’re still not out yet!). Howver the mini daffodils that live in our garden are out – these are only about 5cm in width! A lovely splash … Read More

Floral monoprints with a community art group
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I just wanted to show you some of the floral monoprints completed at the community art group I teach each week, as I think they are just beautiful! I will be putting together a video project on how to create … Read More

Tuesday Colour Inspiration: Promise of Spring
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A lovely selection of greens with a promise of spring in the air and the ground.

Tuesday Colour Inspiration: Los Cubos de la Memoria
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Created by artist Agustín Ibarrola, these painted sea defences are to be found all around the harbour walls of the fishing port of Llanes, in Asturias, Spain. You can read more about them on the Llanes Tourism website, and they … Read More

Tuesday Colour Inspiration: Walltown Crags
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Thanks to Google sending me a reminder email about all Google+ accounts being deleted this year, I went back into my account and found a whole load of photos from earlier in this decade. This one particularly caught my eye, … Read More