Category Archives: Art Journal

Miserable, again! And some art journal pics…

DAMMIT!  Still not over the cold from hell and this morning I broke a filling. At least, I think that’s what happened – I’m not a dentist.  I keep cutting my tongue on it (yes, I know, leave it alone … Continue reading

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In which Our Heroine sees the Pain Management Specialist (again)

So today we went to the pain management specialist for a follow up  – after the Facet Joint Injections of a few weeks ago didn’t help.  So what WILL help?  We’re trying a new med1c1ne called Lyr1ca.  The only problem … Continue reading

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This week…

So this week in Jane’s Supplies Me class we’ve been working on blending pencil drawings and adding some watercolour. (one side of the face is deliberately left unblended to show the difference.  This blending was done using a cream prismacolor … Continue reading

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Drawing faces… and fingers crossed

Wonky weird faces, yeah, but recognisably FACES!  Most of these took under a minute.  No joking.  JANE is an AWESOME TEACHER!!  This is the first lesson we’ve had in drawing faces and she breaks it down so it’s very doable.  … Continue reading

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2002…Secret Valentine Swap and David Wiesner’s illustrations

It’s amazing what you find when you start to clean up… I knew this envelope had been sitting around for a while with cool stuff in it, and somehow it surfaced last week: [as always, clicky for biggy] It was … Continue reading

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“Supplies Me” – Jane Davenport Workshop!

I’m super excited to be taking part in Jane Davenport’s new online workshop, “Supplies Me”. When I met Jane at the Scrapbooking convention in Brisbane in June, she mentioned that this class was in the planning stages.  And now it’s … Continue reading

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Coloured pencil… “A Lovely Dream” workshop

I’m taking part in Suzi’s new class, “A Lovely Dream” – it’s an art journal workshop that goes from September to May – lots of stuff to do!  (And if you buy it before September 15 you get it $10 … Continue reading

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Drawings… from Suzi Blu’s class

So I’m taking Suzi Blu’s Self Guided Video Portraits Class – and learning more from her about drawing skills than I did from my TAFE teachers.  If they’d been anywhere NEAR as good at teaching as Suzi is, I probably … Continue reading

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Wheeeee! My Jetpens.com order arrived (at last!)

This  took aaaaaaaaaaaages to arrive – dispatched on June 25, arrived July 12.  Sheesh!  I did wonder if the sniffer dogs at Customs were taking a special interest in my impulse bought smelly pens…. (click for bigger if you need … Continue reading

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Where does the time go?

Last week seems to have gone by in such a rush!  Let’s see:   On Monday I went to the Scrapbooking and Papercraft show in Brisbane with the scrappy girls.  We left here at 5 am (after I hadn’t slept well) … Continue reading

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