Category Archives: My Art

Some more Tea Bag Art

A few weeks ago I experimented with painting on Tea Bags , and I really love using them.      I decided to do some more, opening them up and pasting them onto paper as a support.              I’m kind of … Continue reading

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Tea Bag Art

Trawling Pinterest for ideas on art using recycled or found materials, I came across the work of Ruby Silvious and other artists creating art on used tea bags:    I was instantly enchanted. I know, it sounds bizarre, but it’s actually really … Continue reading

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Upcycled Abstract Art Project 

  I seem to accumulate a lot of postcards. It’s true that I collect art postcards (as seen below on the back of my door), but I also have a huge number I have been sent and given. My mum gives … Continue reading

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Butterfly Box

my current obsession with nature in my library is not yet exhausted, and I wanted to do something else with butterflies. I love those old framed butterfly collections, but I don’t own one and I’m not planning on taking up … Continue reading

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Sketchbooks and Art Journals

My one and only New Years Resolution this year was to draw or paint every day. I started on the 3rd of January, and so far so good! But this is not the first time I’ve tried such a resolution, … Continue reading

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An artwork in progress

Those of you who follow me on Facebook may have already seen this, but I thought I’d share it with you here with a bit more explanation. I often get asked questions like “how do you know when an abstract … Continue reading

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Abstract Art

One of my favourite zen relaxation techniques is to paint something abstract. I find it very calming and cathartic. Initially my abstract painting was something I did just for myself, and not something I ever showed anyone, certainly not exhibited … Continue reading

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Inspired by Cezanne

I’ve been reading up on impressionist and post-impressionist art lately and got really inspired! Time for a still life of apples, inspired by Cezanne! I used charcoal and acrylic paints on a small canvas. The composition was purely from my … Continue reading

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