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Get Creative: Love Hearts Writing Set – free download
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A little freebie for you, made from some doodles created in Adobe Illustrator when I was playing around with it a few weeks back. This printable stationery set features lots of colourful little love hearts, and comes with an A4 … Read More

#100daysofcelticknots project finished
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This year’s #the100dayproject finished yesterday, and I’m pleased to say I managed to participate for well over half of the days of the project, culminating in lots of new finished designs. I started off using a large sketchbook, but then … Read More

Tuesday Colour Inspiration: Snapdragon
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This snapdragon has seeded itself in our yard, and a very welcome and cheery visitor it is too! So vibrant, it’s a real pop of colour to welcome us as we enter the house. As always, you can see all … Read More

Reduction lino printing with community art group
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Some more beautiful pieces of reduction lino printing for you (read my previous post for a few more details on the reduction lino printing method). These were all created by members of the weekly community art group that I teach. … Read More

Tuesday Colour Inspiration: An Evening at the Beach
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A swatch taken from an evening stroll on the beach just north of Whitley Bay, north east Egland, last week. As always, you can download the colour swatch and codes from Adobe Color CC, feel free to use them in … Read More

Tuesday Colour Inspiration: Weathered Tin
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I see a sky full of galaxies in this piece of weathered tin. As always, you can find this colour swatch over at Adobe Color CC and use it in your artwork. Have fun!

Reduction lino printing workshop with Lanchester Art Group
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I was really pleased to be asked to go back to the Lanchester Monday Art Group earlier this month to teach them reduction lino printing. (You can see the first lino prints they created with me last year in this … Read More

Tuesday Colour Inspiration: broken slates
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A wealth of colour found in a pile of broken slates. As always, find the colour swatch information over at Adobe Color CC, and feel free to use it in your artwork. Have fun!

Tuesday Colour Inspiration: California Poppy
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Another beautiful bloom from our garden, a California poppy. These have really flourished here and they self seed everywhere, which is wonderful for bright splashes of colour on grey days! As always, you can get the colour codes for this … Read More