Archives for February 2012

Trust art journal

Hello my dears! Okay. So I know you’re not supposed to say you love your own stuff, but I don’t care, cos… I freakin’ LOVE this art journal page! There. Said it. I just want to stroke it. I started by painting the blank page blue and green (my fave colour combo) with Caran D’ache Neocolor […]

life is a doodle {art journal}

Hello my lovelies, Happy Friday! Hope you’re all okay, and have something fun planned for the weekend. I’m knee deep in bags of stuff since we’re starting the kids’ bedroom reno this weekend (insert excited squeal here). But I just had to pop in to show you my latest art journal page. I’m so happy […]

Geisha {mixed media}

Look! It’s finished! This is what I have been working on for the last couple of weeks. A geisha! Who knew I had it in me? Not me, that’s for sure! You see, the piece started off as a Valentine’s project! A Valentine’s project I’d thought about for months at that… planned in some detail, gathered stuff […]

Under the stairs

  Yay! Things are finally starting to take shape in this awkward little corner under the stairs. I love it! The new desk is just perfect for the space. It’s nice and sturdy, looks lovely, and, best of all, it fits (you wouldn’t believe how many nice- looking desks I had to reject because they […]

Surface Treatment Workshop {a review}

“Surface Treatment Workshop: Explore 45 Mixed-Media Techniques” by Darlene Olivia McElroy and Sandra Duran-Wilson Surface Treatment Workshop is a wonderful introduction to mixed media techniques. The authors show the readers how to create 45 different textures for mixed media. In addition, they show variations of the same techniques (in less detail), plus examples of their own art […]