… on a pebble. Shamelessly copied from a link Christine sent me this morning about mindful doodling. Just to give a sense of scale …
Not the best really. The trees are a bit insipid and their shapes are too regular. I can do better. I will do better.
Regular visitors to this blog (that’s you Jane) will know that I like to apply paint to different surfaces and shapes. I’m rather keen on the idea of tuna cans at the moment. I was kind of pleased with the
So, today I came across some items on Pinterest about things to do with tin cans. I didn’t see anything about using them for candles, as I’ve done but there was mention of decorating them in various ways. I spray
I can’t quite remember where I got the idea to make a magnolia blossom from pistachio shells. It was the shape of the shells obviously that put magnolia petals in mind. Anyway, it doesn’t greatly matter. What matters is that
It looks better in real life than in this photo. Really.
Phew! It’s not that good but it represents, for me, an escape from paper flowers and a return to some painting. And painting on teabags. And using gouache and brushes. I’m a bit relieved. Why? Well, because I went through
Stuck in a making paper flowers loop. This one I made out of the tissue paper that my Chinese brushes came wrapped up in. Nice colour, and I could do this for ever but I need to do other things.
Annette’s birthday was last week. Annette is the spouse of my old pal Richard who lives in Brussels. I sent her a WhatApp birthday message and included a picture of one of the white roses I had made from rice
I ate one and, as is customary, loved it. The latest edition of the breakfast blog is here.
Paper Roses! Well, I bought Christine a little origami rose in the English Market in Cork at the weekend. Curious, I looked up how to make origami roses. Woah! Difficult. A bit beyond me, even at my most optimistic. So
This is a bit rough and ready but I did it in about an hour just to see if it would work. I found a picture in Pinterest yesterday that showed how to draw spirals on an egg shell. It
There’s a limit to what you can do with pistachio shells to make a face. Maybe I should say that there’s a limit to what I can do with pistachio shells to make a face. I had a go at