Category Archives: sketching

Inspired by Billy Connolly…

My husband and I watched a brilliant programme on TV recently. It was all about three new portraits of Billy Connolly in celebration of his 75th birthday. It’s well worth catching up on if you can. Whilst showing us his … Continue reading

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Week off from the office….

I am lucky to be granted plenty of leave from work (not enough of course), and I always take it! My husband doesn’t get so much so this week I have been home alone and I must admit I’ve had … Continue reading

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Cat money box

I’m not a great fan of cats although there have been a couple I’ve met who even I can see are quite nice. But, many of my friends love them and are actually quite bonkers about them if truth be … Continue reading

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Homer the Hedgehog

Many years ago I used to have a stall at local craft fairs and I sold greetings cards which I had drawn flowers, I had them copied on to card and then I  hand painted each one individually…. well I … Continue reading

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Art Competition

Every year my work place holds a National Arts & Photographic competition and I usually enter a few drawings and a few photographs. I’ve won a couple of times over the years, the competition is pretty fierce! Well, this year … Continue reading

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Tree Box

A recent week off work gave me plenty of time to be creative. But we did have a couple of days out and one was to a most amazing place, if you ever visit Surrey, England it should definately be … Continue reading

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Felt pen decorated box

Oh I know I have posted lots of blogs about decorating boxes, I love boxes and drawers and things for putting things in…I don’t think anyone can ever have too many! Also, these boxes from The Works are really great, … Continue reading

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