My third watercolour is of the frangipanis in our front garden. They’re pretty amazing: they start life as a bud with a slightly pink tinge, then a mainly yellow and white flower with a pink tinge, then with age, or maybe sunlight, a deep pink develops. I tried a couple of different things here: water […]
This is my second (or third if you count the horrible fail that I hope no one will see) watercolour. It is of my pretty Kaylee… While I feel like I successfully painted a rabbit, and it was from a photo of Kaylee, I didn’t capture Kaylee. It’s lacking personality. Any tips on how to […]
This is my first watercolour. His name is Bailey, I met him at Attunga in Canyonleigh NSW. I used student watercolour pans; the girl in the art shop recommended that they would be a lot easier for a noob like me than tubes. I’m sure she was right, I like them. Being a complete novice, […]
There has been an ongoing family obsession with penguins, which I believe started between my sister-in-law and my father-in-law. So for my sister-in-law’s baby shower I made this penguin beanie.
Inspired by the necklaces of large round & square beads that I have seen at markets, I bought some Fimo! I haven’t used this stuff for years. It’s fun, but also takes some practice to do really well; you need to get the right plasticity, not leave finger prints, not get bits of fluff or […]