Saturday, 21 February 2009

off with their heads

two more of my additions to moleskines for the exchange group 42, I am really getting through these quite fast at the moment, but I think I will wait for a couple of weeks before I post them, there is supposed to be a month between each addition!  I had fun doing these.
 Elvias theme is ' Farmyard animals' and Amys theme 'Red', so I did the playing cards painting white roses red from Alice in wonderland.

Tuesday, 17 February 2009

day 2 amaryllis

day 2 amaryllis
Originally uploaded by paintistworks
its hard not to make these plants look too priapic and I find I struggle with just using line, I usually work in blocks of tone when I draw...... so all in all this excercise is begining to be very interesting for me

Tuesday, 10 February 2009

tidying up

I have been arranging all my little bits and pieces , by colour ( which was fun ) but it hasn't left my studio any tidier............

Friday, 6 February 2009


an old print but so right for the weather at the moment.
too cold to take the dogs for a walk yesterday, but they didnt mind at all and just slept near the fire all day. Today they have been out and enjoyed the frozen crunchy snow.

"In the bleak midwinter
frosty winds made moan
earth stood hard as iron
water like a stone
snow had fallen snow on snow
in the bleak midwinter 
long,long ago "

Thursday, 5 February 2009

cold in the studio today

standing in the studio watching a poor sick crow, all fluffed up and miserable. I would help him but I'm not sure how.........