Series: Wanderlust 2021 #19 I very nearly skipped this week's lesson. The new theme is "recycled" and Kasia used an old magazine to create the base layers of her page. The idea was to find an image small enough to use for the focal point of the page and then cut or tear ever increasing… Continue reading Wanderlust: lady in pink
Copic markers: skin - E04, E11, E21, E00, E000hair - V22, V25, V28, BV25, BV29dress - Y17, YR04, YR18shoes - E97, E99, E37cat - W2, W4, W6shadow - W00, W1, W3, W5skin - E04, E11, E21, E00, E000hair - V22, V25, V28, BV25, BV29dress - Y17, YR04, YR18shoes - E97, E99, E37cat - W2, W4,… Continue reading Just coloured: girl with cat
Title: Little tree boxMedium: three-dimensional collageCreator: Frances Bloomfield These may only be short blog posts but some of them take a ridiculous amount of time to write. Aside from my habit of composing sentences in my head several times before committing them to the screen, in the process of checking the links I inevitably end… Continue reading OPA: little tree box
Series: Wanderlust 2021 #18 This was a fun page to make. I enjoy using stencils and this has more stencils than I've ever used on a single piece before — seven in total — four on the background, one for the border, and two different butterfly stencils. Technically one of the butterflies used a mask,… Continue reading Wanderlust: butterflies
Copic markers: blue - B91, B93, B95, B97, B99white - N0, N1, N2black - W5, W7, W9grass - YG17, G07, G46, YG95 Supplies: digital stamps:Polkadoodles - Horacepens:Sakura - glaze - blackpaper and card:Neenah solar white 216gsm This image was coloured in January 2018.
Title: Earth 2/5Medium: collagraphCreator: Emma Cook One thing leads to another and after having my interest in lino prints rekindled and following more printers on Instagram I inevitably came across people using other printing methods, such as collagraph. One of those people was Emma Cook who, among other things, makes these lovely miniature framed prints… Continue reading OPA: Earth collagraph
Series: Wanderlust 2021 #17 I know that different mediums can be used on a gelli plate but I've always kept it simple with just acrylic paints. This was the first time I've used alcohol ink. The instructions said to use a light colour acrylic paint base layer on the plate — I think mine wasn't… Continue reading Wanderlust: ravens
Copic markers: skin - E000, E00, E21, E11, R20hair - YR27, E08, E19, E29green - G14, G07, YG67yellow - Y15, Y19, Y38black - T5, T6, T8 Supplies: digital stamps:Pixel Paperie - super kidspens:Sakura - glaze - black, clearembellishments:Wink of Stella - clearpaper and card:Neenah solar white 216gsm This image was coloured in January 2018.
Title: Christmas treeMedium: ceramic I was lucky enough to win this in an Instagram giveaway at the end of last year. I'd started following Cabby on Instagram after seeing her on "Home Is Where the Art Is" — a BBC TV programme where artists compete to win a commission. A lot of her ceramics are… Continue reading OPA: Christmas tree
Series: Wanderlust 2021 #16 Trees! A subject that I am a lot more comfortable with than faces — it's nice not to have to change the focus of the lesson — though I do have to work from a source photo to get something that looks natural. And props to Nicole for talking about what… Continue reading Wanderlust: white tree