100 double page sketchbook spreads. 1 of 100
On the 31st of January this year, I decided to do a 100 day painting challenge. This is the result of day 1 to 20.
I really love these colours together ! I’m sure that I will be using this palette of colours again in the near future 😍
This is gardener Joe. He likes to wear dungarees and big floppy hats. He likes to grow his own vegetables & look after lots of wonderful plants and flowers.
A nautical themed spread in my little sketchbook using acrylic paint.
I recently bought some liquitex acrylic paint. I’ve since discovered that it is perfect to use for decorating notebooks. On the first notebook I painted a bunny. I’m going to give this to one of my pen pals for Easter. On the second I painted a floral design. I plan on filling this notebook withContinue reading “Hand painted notebooks”
I bought a lovely new acrylic paint set. I gave it a whirl painting this flamingo and I love it, there are so many bright colours ! I’ve been doing a 100 day painting challenge on instagram using gouache but I’m about to mix it up at day 50 and use acrylic for 50 –Continue reading “New paint !”
I like to paint imaginary houses. As I’m painting I’m always wondering who would live there. I imagine a lovely giraffe living here, he would like to wear colourful jumpers and make delicious casseroles.
I’ll be wrapping these up with some snail mail letters. Materials used – Kraft cardstock, Reeves gouache, Liquitex paint markers & Derwent graphik line painters
Since January 2015 I have been sending letters to pen pals all over the world ! It is the best hobby as it allows you to be creative with paper and also make friends with people by writing letters to them. I love coming up with new ideas of what to send my friends inContinue reading “Hand painted envelopes”
I love these asian snacks so much ! Not only is the packaging super cute, they also taste pretty good too . Gouache painting
Experimenting with colour & pattern . Top – Mint green, royal Blue, dusty pink, white (gouache) Metallic gold ( Lumiere by Jacquard ) Bottom – Light pink, yellow orange, red, white (gouache) Metallic gold ( Lumiere by Jacquard )
I love gouache but I find it so time consuming to mix up my colours each time I paint. Also sometimes the lids get stuck and they are so hard to remove. What I discovered from watching tutorials about gouache, is that it is ok if the paint dries because it can be reconstituted withContinue reading “Glorious Gouache”
I had a lot of scrap paper lying around so I decided to make some mini art journals. I filled this one with a series of potted plants ( painted with gouache) I am really loving gouache at the moment. The vibrancy of the colours is just so stunning to me .