Someone has introduced me to Acrylic Flow painting. Im not sure if i am very very sorry or not. At least I haven’t bought any more art supplies. Read the rest of this entry »
Life continues on hard mode and I have discovered a whole set of easter eggs I had no idea about. So until usual service resumes here is a slice from the archive.
Now I just have to get pastel off the scanner bed.
I cut a new plate of the same subject. to give more space for the fence, or lack of it to breathe. I wanted to see what adding colour would look like.
Here are the final prints on this subject for the moment. One day it would be nice to produce a small edition, once I’ve chosen the colours. Read the rest of this entry »
I started this in September. It is an eighteen page concertina book.
It has got to the stage where everything is coloured, but there is lots more detail work to do. There is a mixture of ink, colour pencil, water colour, gauche and the odd sticker.
I got this far in January but i’m posting it here, because I want to save the new year for new things.
This post really belongs in jan/feb 2018, but December needs all the jolly things it can get. The impulse shopper came home with half a pad of paper. Its american i think, its called parchment and in a weird size. I was wondering what to do with it, and decided to make a book – I’ve wanted to try Coptic Binding for a while now. And books are special things so it’s interesting to make them. Read the rest of this entry »
(Well it was going to happen sooner or later)
Have a warm and well feed mid winter season.
These three are host, tea and water. They are proofs for working on cutting techniques and to see the behaviour of he press. More work to be done in the new year (and over winter break).
Part of the narrative of the origami pot is that the Dragons have left off hunting the Fiery Pearl to stop for a cup of tea. Therefore the Pearl has to go somewhere on the pot and I’ve put it is on the lid.
The question though is how and where and when? Read the rest of this entry »
I’ve been doing a lot of hurry up and wait recently and taking up some of that time, when the brain isn’t up to anything more, doing even more crochet.
Nigel 3.0 has got rather boring (250 + stitches per row), but there are is also some amazingly hideous yarns out there to break me out of a rut. Read the rest of this entry »