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Bee on blackberry flowers

Series: The Daily Marker Art Card #05 I used the full version of this digi stamp to make a birthday card for my mum last year. I coloured this one without looking back at what I'd done before and it turned out completely different: none of the colour choices or shading patterns are the same.… Continue reading Bee on blackberry flowers

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Beach girl

Series: The Daily Marker Art Card #04 The Paper Shelter is another reliable creator of interesting digi stamps. I really ought to put together an up-to-date list of suppliers I use; a few have unfortunately closed down in the last couple of years. I added texture to the hair with a sharp coloured pencil, the… Continue reading Beach girl

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Wanderlust: doorway patterns

The guest instructor for week three of the Wanderlust "Patterns" theme was Kellee Wynne Conrad (website, Instagram). Kellee's lesson was inspired by traditional tile patterns and the first thing we had to do was create our own. I've done a little bit of stamp carving before — including making the swallow stamp for my "two… Continue reading Wanderlust: doorway patterns

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Wanderlust: journal boxes

The instructor for week two of the Wanderlust "Patterns" theme was Eliza Trojanowska (website, Instagram). I always have a problem with the projects that tell you to make something meaningful to you. That is a sure-fire way to get my inner cynic going and, at the same time, set me into full-on over-thinking mode. Meaning… Continue reading Wanderlust: journal boxes