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Artful Academy journal – May

Series: Artful Academy 2020 journal #6 May's prompt was "quotes" so I really couldn't avoid using words on this one. Trying to find a quote that wasn't over-used or twee or without any meaning for me was difficult though; I have a few collected in my notes, but nothing was speaking to me. But there… Continue reading Artful Academy journal – May

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Wanderlust: floral memories

The guest instructor for week three of the Wanderlust "floral" theme was Mou Saha (website, Instagram, YouTube). Me and watercolour are not really the best of friends. I can use it, but unless I'm making pretty background papers for other projects, I'm rarely completely happy with the results. I know it's just a matter of… Continue reading Wanderlust: floral memories

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Tea bag art cards

The things we do for our art. Specifically, emptying, washing and drying used teabags. Ever since I came across Ruby Silvious and her tea bag art, I've wanted to have a play. Now, you can buy unused tea bag paper, but it's hard to find in non-industrial quantities. I did find one art place that… Continue reading Tea bag art cards

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Stained glass robins

When I got this stamp, I did think that I would end up making more card variations with it — the stained glass style does lend itself to lots of different mediums and experiments — but then I didn’t actually need any more! By some miracle, I managed to make more cards than I ended… Continue reading Stained glass robins