The next step is to paint this on to an actual egg (or a Flying Tiger wooden egg).
A few interesting things happened today. Firstly, there was an email from my Step-mum Jane in response to yesterday’s post reminding me to live in and enjoy the moment. And, to be honest, that was what I wasn’t doing. Especially
There are a lot of things swirling around in my head at the moment and I’m trying to capture them all either by doing them or by writing them down. But the problem is that I feel rushed because I
I went to bed thinking about this so I really had to get it out of my system this morning. Mandala in an eggshell.
I have plans for these guys.
Mining it. Sometimes my mind buzzes extra hard with ideas and I feel a massive surge of creative energy. When that happens, if I have the time, I try to run with it for as long as I can. The
Working on this. Not 100% sure what it’s going to be yet. Some of it will hang on a wall. Some may stand alone. We’ll see. (All made from Air Dough.)
That fish I made from Air Dough dried out well. It’s got a nice quality when it’s dry. Still a little flexible so the fish doesn’t look dead. In real life that is. In the photos it looks pretty flat
I rarely ask myself why I’m doing this. You know, the creativity thing. But over the last few days I have been thinking about it a bit. Sometimes it serves as a distraction: something to divert my mind from thinking
Kept my eye in with these … … and a few more. Also worked on this idea for a tuna can. These are just shapes, to be painted over in due course. Took a trip into town today to get
This morning I’ve been thinking about how the creative process sometimes works during a day. Let me just preface this by saying that yesterday was the third twelve hour working day on the trot. Not really ideal, and not intentional.
Looked at some ideas for some surface or other this morning. Maybe tins. Maybe teabags.
It’s been a while since I painted with my Chinese brushes and it shows! I’m still working towards fish on a used tuna can. This is a bit too formal maybe. Not the worst though. Meanwhile I’ve been strumming away
Painted with this interesting Japanese painting set given to me by Mary West.