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Craft-a-Doodle Book Review

A few months back I got an advance copy of Jenny Doh’s new book Craft-a-Doodle, because I am one of the 18 contributing artists! I am happy to be a small part of this pretty book, because I really like … Continue reading

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Art Journal Peek | Painted Patchwork & White Flower Pattern

Hi, thanks for stopping by and being part of my creative journey! This page is a more or less even, continues grid pattern that I enjoyed filling with watercolours. A painted patchwork maybe? I love grids, any kind of grid. … Continue reading

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Journal it! 19 Perspectives in Creative Journaling

Book review time today again. Yay! I’ve been reading and enjoying Jenny Doh’s book Journal It! and thought you might like it too! It’s one of those books with techniques from many different artists, showing bits of their individual style. … Continue reading

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Mom’s Ballpoint Pen Mandala

My mom has a inspiration notebook, mostly for embroidery ideas. It’s where she write down quotes she wants to embroider and where she sketches out ideas sometimes. Recently she showed me these mandalas that she’d doodled and it made me … Continue reading

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Mandala drawing #2: snowflakes

Begin doing what you want to do now. We are not living in eternity. We have only this moment, sparkling like a star in our hand – and melting like a snowflake… Francis Bacon These two looks like snowflakes in … Continue reading

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Peek into my art journal: a yellow flower

This page started as a big flower doodle, drawn with black ink on watercolour paper in my art journal. It sat like that for a while until I decided to make it a yellow flower. I like colouring my own … Continue reading

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Doodles on loose paper

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Filling a paper with colours is calming

Right now I’m just making background papers to make other artsy stuff with. It’s a fun and calming activity. You should try it. Just take any paper, and fill it with colours! Spreading acrylic paint with a plastic card, doodling … Continue reading

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An illustrated life by Danny Gregory – a book review

Early this summer I read through Danny Gregory’s latest book An Illustrated Life – Drawing Inspiration from the Private Sketchbooks of Artists, Illustrators and Designers (2008). It’s a big book, a coffee table paperback with 270 pages to look through, … Continue reading

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