Sunday, 11 June 2017

Catch up


Hi


I have been neglecting my blog and my loyal blog friends.

A big THANK YOU to those of you that have visited and left comments


I REALLY APPRECIATE IT.


I have a lot to share with you in this post.


Since I was last here I have been working in my 'Permission to Play' Journal 

and experimenting with watercolour.  A  medium that I am

not that familiar with.

Firstly I here is a couple of new pages in my journal.





I found the shape of the rabbit in the background which dictated 

the theme of the double page spread.

I have also been trying my hand at watercolour.

Here are a couple of small paintings  I have completed since I my last post.





I enjoyed playing with watercolours for a change and quite 

like the results.


Over the last few days I have returned to working in the 'Big Monster' colouring book

by Juliette Crane.

I have shared pages in the past but her are a couple I have recently completed
.

The first was completed in watercolour with a touch of glitter glue.



On the second I used watercolour, metallic acrylic and a touch of glitter glue.





In the back of the book there are some blank pages where you are invited 

to create your own characters. So here are a couple of my own.


The first completed in coloured pencil.





The second in oil pastel and gold metallic acrylic paint.

  


I hope you enjoy taking a look at what I've been up too.

XXX

6 comments:

  1. I just LOVE your characters! ♥♥♥♥

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  2. Your pretty lady in the first photo is gorgeous. A lovely dress and matching hair - so sweet (and snazzy :D))
    The paintings of faces are beautiful and the finished gold metallic lady is just wonderful.
    Cheers and enjoy the rest of your week :D)
    Always fantastic to see your progress pics too!

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  3. Beautiful work, all of it! I absolutely LOVE the red and gold lady - I'm always drawn to red and your colour palette is so sophisticated. I also love the little water colours, they are so delicate.

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  4. Wow, so much eye-candy here! Love all of it, with a few favorites: the first journal page and your own characters in the book.

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  5. Would never know that you unfamiliar with watercolor. You got some beautiful results, Carol! And your journal pages are just wonderful - so creative, so inspiring! Great blog post!!

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  6. Your characters are wonderful and very unique to you. Love each of them. Happy PPF

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