Showing posts from January, 2017

Painting the Moon


This week I played with my artist's masking fluid for preserving the moon and stars in this one, and our artist girl when she was just in sketch form.

It's a little bent because I forgot about the whole tape it down rule, but a frame would set it right just fine. The scenery was created with just a cheap set of water colour paints, a white ink uniball to add the tiniest stars, and the artist girl with Faber Castell PITT pens in both sepia and sanguine, and Copic markers. I have a mix of Ciao and sketch, and I have a lovely collection so far, but there's no such thing as too many, right? I've still got a list for more to capture into my artistic lair.

The bullet journal adventure is coming soon! I've been preparing extensively, with a gillion things pinned on my pinterest account, I've drawn up different layouts on loose paper to see what works for me, and a document full of notes to boot. I am so looking forward to having organisation in a beautiful fo…

Art x Nart Begins

Like Batman. But with art supplies. And a significant deficit in terms of financial resources.

Thinking about it I have almost nothing in common with Batman. But look, paint splatters!

I'm a thirty year old student, wife, and mother, about to kick off her first bullet journal to keep some sanity in what is set to be a busy year. I need to finish up my degree this year, and quite frankly if I don't 'schedule' everything to keep my family life and study life in order, while still getting to play with art supplies and stationery to de-stress, my head will explode, The Joker will take control of Gotham and all of my art supplies will scream in tiny unison.

I do a lot of art and craft, and every year or so my head is turned and I find a new form that consumes my imagination and free time, but that doesn't at all mean I lose interest in the art forms of my past.  I feel like somehow, one day, they might all come together, and culminate in something great.  Or maybe they'…