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Wanderlust: garden of wishes

Series: Wanderlust 2021 #02 This was one of the lessons I was most looking forward to and to have it come so early in the course was a super motivational bonus ā€” no abandoning everything after the first week... I love Laly Mille's style and, while the soft, romantic feel is not necessarily what I… Continue reading Wanderlust: garden of wishes

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Artful Academy journal – October

Series: Artful Academy 2020 journal #11 Just as I got all caught up with the free art journalling challenge from Artful Academy, the rest of the year's lessons were cancelled. 2020 messed with everyone's plans and the last three months' prompts were another small thing that fell by the wayside. After a brief moment of… Continue reading Artful Academy journal – October

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Artist Soul canvas

Alongside creating the abstract landscapes and this canvas, Laly Mille also wanted us to start to identify our art language ā€” the colours, mark-making, textures, materials, formats and compositions that resonate. I'm starting to get a feel for the colours I like working with and texture is definitely something that is important to me. Mark-making… Continue reading Artist Soul canvas

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Artist Soul abstract landscapes

At the end of October, Laly Mille ran The Artist Soul online retreat, a short course packed with inspiration for creating abstract artworks. I am a fan of Laly's art style and have created a couple of pieces based on classes she has run before: river and rocks from Wanderlust 2019 and the more recent… Continue reading Artist Soul abstract landscapes

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Artful Academy butterfly tag

The final project from the Artful Academy Visible Image Mini Collection. This tag was inspired by the lesson from Veerle Moreels; I've always liked Veerle's style and borrowed a design from her for some of last year's Christmas cards. [Previous projects from this class include butterflies, Stampbord owls, a dragonfly and a hummingbird.] There are… Continue reading Artful Academy butterfly tag