Archives For September 2015

I’m super excited today as I have had confirmation from Stamford Arts centre that I can use one of their rooms for my planned Creative Scene Stamping workshops!

If you’re interested then read on my friends!

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Well, it’s been a busy old week again. I’ve been at the computer again coming up with some more designs for the shop, prepping some ideas for my first ever solo workshop and creating my first bits of saleable art!

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A third post in one day?! It must be some kind of miracle, lol!

Anyway, on Sunday I was able to make a couple of scenery style ATCs with the set from Hobby Art so here is the second one.

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One more for the ATC365 challenge!

This time around it features a couple of different techniques.

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Artist Trading Card Daily 116

September 23, 2015 — 6 Comments

I managed a bit of making over the weekend and got back into some quick creations for the ATC challenge (that I am very behind on).

Today’s creation features some village scene woodmounted stamps from Hobby Art.

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Hi all. Just thought I’d let you know about some new files that I’ve created today.

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I get asked a lot about how to extract a compressed (zipped) file folder so I thought that I’d pop a quick video together for those in need.

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This week I have been mucking about with mixed media canvas creations in my ‘spare time’. I’m more than happy to say that I have been able to actually finish one!

It was intended to celebrate the fact that I am lucky enough to be designing and creating on a ‘regular’ basis.

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A few months ago I made a very hard decision to resign from my role as a TV Producer at Create and Craft TV.

Having been involved in the channel for over 12 years, from day 1 in fact, it is definitely like saying goodbye to a dear family member.

The choice to leave a steady income and become reliant on my own abilities in order to generate an income has been an incredibly scary one. Plagued with self doubt I have on numerous occasions thought about just finding any old job, just to pay the bills however I had a word with myself (actually in the mirror) and have told myself that I can and indeed should do this.

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Encaustic Arts Experiments

September 11, 2015 — 21 Comments

Well my little bloggy chums I have actually made time to do some actual crafting – I know, shocker isn’t it?!

Anyway, it’s been a pretty busy time for me of late (more info on that soon), but I thought that it was important that I took time out and do something creative that was ‘away’ from what I have been working on.

Having recently taken delivery of some Encaustic Arts goodies (thank you eBay and Facebook) I settled down, turned the iron on and went to it.

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