Archives For Drawing and Painting

Well hello. Another Monday has rolled around and it is, therefore, time to beat those Monday blues and take a time out to spend some time being mindful and colouring in this week’s free download.

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Hello to you! In this blog post, we will also be saying hello to The Funkettes. It’s not often these days that I do welcome them into my home however on this occasion they were actually a help, once they’d settled in.

Want to see how and why? Then read on chum, read on.

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Good morning. I hope that you are well. After a mini-break, I am back with the continuation of the Mandala Monday series of blog posts in which I share with you a free download that you can print at home and colour in.

Did you know there are now enough of these to give you one per week for a whole year? That’s a whole lot of mindfulness.

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Occasionally, in this creative life, someone comes along that single-handedly reignites your passion for creativity and inspires you to go out and explore more, without even knowing it.

This week I was able to get a Worldwide Wednesday feature written up about one of those inspirational people.

His name is Rory Walker and he is an amazingly talented illustrator from Bristol who’s style you may already be familiar with as he has provided illustrations for a number of major brands around the world. Continue Reading…

Hallo you. Been a while since I last did a Worldwide Wednesday blog post so I wanted to try and explore more talent from around the world this year and the first person that I would like to introduce you to is a very talented artist from Cornwall in England.

Her name is Alice Hole, so, if you have your mug/brew ready, let me introduce you to Alice.

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I really enjoy using stamps and paints together. Also, in case you hadn’t noticed, this week has been ruddy cold!

When it comes to creativity, ANY two concepts can be smooshed together – so, when I looked back at the stamps from the project I made the other week, I noticed that there was a penguin, that also had a jumper sooooo – perfect!
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Some celebrate it, some dread it. Either way, Halloween gives us a justified opportunity to explore our darker side and use some colour combos that just wouldn’t work at any other time of year.

So that’s just what I did. Out with the toxic green, ghoulish purple, zombie teal and ghostly white and canvas at the ready – time to get zombified!

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