123 Challenge for April

Hello again for another month of exciting challenges! The criteria for this month’s 123 Challenge is: colour=MINT, word=BELIEVE, technique=BEADS Okay….so you’re now asking, “Gi, where are the beads??!!!” Ahem, I took some creative licence with it this month for 2 reasons. Firstly, I put rocks on last month’s challenge, so putting actual beads on thisContinue reading “123 Challenge for April”

123 Challenge for March

It’s time to catch-up on this! Here’s the March challenge criteria: WORD – actually this time it’s the numerals 1 2 3 COLOUR – metallic blue TECHNIQUE – incorporate organic materials Many great prizes again this month and more fabulous examples from the diverse and talented Creative Team. ANY medium will be accepted as longContinue reading “123 Challenge for March”

Art Journal in an hour

I had my cranky pants on yesterday, you know, bit of this and bit of that…blah blah blah So I decided I needed to let the crankies out on a journal page and grabbed by latest prompt from A Year in the Life of an Art Journal. So I gathered all my fave sayings fromContinue reading “Art Journal in an hour”

Motivation : Where it comes From

Working from home has its benefits and also its challenges. And I get distracted….. A LOT!!!! So late last year I decided to revisit some old favourite books I purchased in 2008 when I was in Denver in the U.S.; ideas and principles which have stayed with me up to now. “The Art of PersonalContinue reading “Motivation : Where it comes From”

RISE : an art journal page

If you’d like to play along this year, go to A Year in the Life of an Art Journal. I’ve been half-heartedly playing for a few years now and the Creative Team are no short of EXCELLENT in interpreting the prompts and sharing their skills. Here is the cover of my Art Journal for thisContinue reading “RISE : an art journal page”

New Challenge for February

Time for a new artistic challenge! CRITERIA THIS MONTH: WORD – fresh or free; COLOUR – fuschia; TECHNIQUE – fraying or frills. Any format, any size, any media. Great prizes up for grabs, or just do it for fun (God forbid!! “Fun” you say?) Check out the contributions by the Creative Team at 123 Challenge.Continue reading “New Challenge for February”