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Art Elements May Challenge – Tide Pools

When I saw the theme for the May challenge on Art Elements I was very excited, you might say obsessive as I thought of nothing else for 3 days. Then we went to Liverpool which gave my brain a rest. … Continue reading

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Design Sketchbook Pages – Geology

I am trying to develop a rhythm with doing my sketchbook pages, and I thought blogging would help me establish my practice on a regular basis. I’m not sure how regular my regular will be but time will tell. For … Continue reading

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Art Elements April Theme Challenge – Horses

Firstly I hope I’m doing this right, it’s the first time I have joined in an Art Elements theme challenge but I have wanted to do so for some time, but things seem to get in the way. Back to … Continue reading

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Solway Inspiration.

I’ve had a trip to the coast looking for inspiration. The light was just gorgeous, Scotland looks so close doesn’t it? I’m loving these colours, just perfect for paint and stitch.Charles Dickens wasn’t very complimentary when he wrote about Allonby, … Continue reading

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New Stoneware Bowls

It’s been a long winter this year, feels like I have been stuck inside for months. But I have been planning new work and dreaming of holidays by the sea. I should also confess to drinking wine by the log … Continue reading

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Sketchbook Pages – The Shapes of Water

I have spent the past couple of days playing in my sketchbook, the theme chosen by the group this month is water. I have loads of inspirational photos and so I got a bit bogged down choosing, next month I … Continue reading

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One year on.

What a week it’s been, we haven’t had as much snow as most parts of the UK but it is bitterly cold, and I did experience an earthquake at the start of the week. I’ve had my wheel for a … Continue reading

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Drawing For Textiles Course

The past week has been very enjoyable and rewarding; I have spent most of my days lost in experimenting with drawing techniques. I’m taking another online course with Dionne Swift, this time it’s Drawing for Textiles. I can’t divulge the … Continue reading

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A week of finishing off and preparation

Not much to blog about this week, it’s been one of preparation to get ahead and finishing off stuff. I’m thinking about my spring events, I made a list ( I love making lists) of what stock I have left … Continue reading

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Kick starting creativity with a workshop

I have spent the last 2 weeks getting my creative juices flowing by doing a workshop with Dionne Swift I chose to do Dionne’s online course Developing Sketchbooks. This is a very well structured course for developing creative ideas using … Continue reading

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