Monthly Archives: October 2013

The Scene is set at the Crafts Study Centre

It’s always nice to get an unexpected invitation to something, even if it is because you are on someone’s database.  I was surprised and pleased to get an invite to the Private View of a new exhibition at the Crafts … Continue reading

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Dabbling with daubing – rubbing out mistakes

Arrghhhhh! I have made a mistake on this painting.  I got a bit carried away and overworked the central vase, but fortunately I have managed to scrape most of the paint off again so once this has dried out a … Continue reading

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Dabbling with Daubing – back in the saddle

It’s been a while since I last did any work on my painting as I have been busy doing some other things just recently.  Still, this hasn’t been a problem as it has allowed the paint to dry out a … Continue reading

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Giraffes on Parade

Never let it be said that I would knowingly miss out on seeing something weird and wonderful – particularly if it is free!  Today, against my better judgement, Mr PP and I went into our local town of Horsham, battled … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Horizon

This week the photo challenge is Horizon, here’s what they said… Horizon. The space or line where the sky meets the earth. So many places where the sky meets the earth around the world, and millions of interactions between two elements. … Continue reading

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Needle Puppies

I have said before how much I enjoy trying out something new, and today was another one of those lovely learning days. Today I spent the day in picturesque Petworth learning how to make a 3D animal using the technique … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge – The Hue of You

A bit late…again, but I am feeling quite purple today.  I love purple which makes me feel calm and empowered. I also love Alliums which look like the most glorious fireworks exploding in the garden. See more from this weeks … Continue reading

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