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January 2017 Review

I can’t believe January is almost over, it’s usually a difficult month but once the end is in sight, the nights are getting a wee bit lighter, birds start singing and the snowdrops bloom it seems like the worst of … Continue reading

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Five on Friday – 5 interesting buildings for artists

Something a bit different from me today, I’ve been thinking a lot about how lucky I am to have lived all over the country. I’ve seen a lot of beautiful landscapes, visited some lovely towns and villages and seen some … Continue reading

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A bit of textile art.

A bit of textile art. I had some ‘me time’ today, I’ve been dying to do some textile work as I received some lovely books for Christmas, they have me feeling very inspired indeed. I absolutely adore Wendy Dolan’s book ‘Layer, Paint, … Continue reading

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WOYWW – watercolours

Hello deskers, it’s been a strange sort of week here, I’m still struggling with my mojo so I’ve picked up my crochet hook in the evenings, which is a bit like a meditation for me. Maybe there will be photo’s soon. I’ve … Continue reading

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Crovie – an inspiration

I spent last week in a wonderful fishing village called Crovie, (pronounced Crivie). To call it a village is an exaggeration, it’s a single row of cottages built below the cliffs on the rocky shore. These cottages were built after the highland … Continue reading

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Inspiration and signs of Spring

There are days when I have to get out walking to find inspiration and recharge my creative energies, Friday was one of those days. It was quite warm but the air quality wasn’t so good. There were so many signs … Continue reading

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In honour of World Sparrow Day

Today is World Sparrow Day!  I love sparrows and dunnocks, (which used to be called hedge sparrows), so I’m painting a house sparrow today. This vase has had only one firing so far, I’ll show you the finished result in … Continue reading

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52 inspirational photos – week 47

I love Yorkshire barns, I have to paint some barns soon.

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What I’ve been working on this week

Here’s what I’ve been painting this week, the photo’s aren’t so good I’m afraid. It’s so difficult to get a good photo of lustres and porcelain as they are white and very shiny. The hares legs aren’t white, that’s the … Continue reading

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New hand painted vases from Kiln Fired Art

I’m away at a craft fair today so I thought I’d show you some new handpainted vases that I’m taking along. It’s a rural area, a farming community so lets hope they sell, fingers crossed for good weather!

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