A trial mandala

Created with the aid of a set of compasses and some inspiration from Daisy Yellow. Advertisements

Welsh House : Stamp 22

In a spirit of “use what you have”, I have decided to look back at the past few years of my escapades out and about. Today I decided to start with this photo of houses taken whilst crossing over to Barmouth, Gwynedd, Wales when I cycled with M and Mr. T last Easter on a…

Japanese Fabric stamping studies

I found some all sketching from the C&G days – I think it was done in a class when our teacher wanted some peace and quiet – and thought some of them may be interesting made into stamps. I have found another source of reasonable value erasers to carve from WHSmith. They do have a…

Yellow basket : Stamp #12

When we redecorated our bedroom a few years ago we bought various bits of vintage furniture and this Lloyd Loom Chest was one of the purchases.It still had the original upholstery and although it was slightly stained we decided to keep it. I love the art nouveau design and was surprised I hadn’t used the…

Doodling and Carving

My friend C, who can be found over at Cheshire Cheese has been setting herself all kinds of creative challenges and coming up with some wonderful images and following that up with ideas for stitch. This month she is following an exercise from a mutually owned book: Finding Your Own Visual Language by Claire Benn,…