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Tuesday Talent – Simply me and her

After a bit of a crisis of confidence at the weekend, my sketching hand seemed to come back to life yesterday when I decided to pick an old and battered sketchbook off the shelf, change my pen and sit in the glorious bank holiday sunshine. This means that today was a sketching day to continue… Read more »

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Tuesday Talent – Twenty Fingers

I’m surrounded by strong colours and fabrics at the moment as I prepare my stock for a new shop, Just Makers, opening up in Harrogate soon but the gorgeously bright and quirky designs of Twenty Fingers is enough to distract me from my studio and make me smile: 1. I love the vast range of… Read more »

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Tuesday Talent – Green Girl Canvas

At the moment I seem to have a fascination with pattern and surface design, and although I’m used to travelling everywhere with my sketchbook and pen I have found that recently I seem to be doodling patterns a lot more than just my ‘realistic’ and pre thought out compositions. I have been working on some… Read more »

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Tuesday Talent – Wobbly Jobbly

What a fab idea that I’ve not seen before – accessories for your portfolio! Why not show off all your hard work, and if anything deserves a treat it’s your work so go on treat your portfolio to a great portfolio bag. I’ve just made a bag for my sketchbooks as my portfolio is digital… Read more »

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Tuesday Talent – Three Red Apples

I’ve had a busy start to the week so for a bit of downtime before bed I’ve decided to do a bit of sewing with my embroidery hoop and brightly coloured threads so when I stumbled upon Three Red Apples on Etsy I just had to share these fab and ready to hang gems of art:… Read more »

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Tuesday Talent – Corella Design

If you’re a regular reader or have looked at my Accidentalvix Etsy shop you will know by now that I love to sketch animals, so I had to share with you the whimsical animal illustrations from Corella Design for many reasons, but here are just a few: Each animal is brought to life and given it’s… Read more »

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Tuesday Talent – The Little House Martin

As you may have gathered by now, my new passion is for screenprinting and aside from the gorgeous fabrics of Blueberry Park that I have become familiar with I have discovered a fab shop on Etsy called The Little House Martin, full of amazing hand printed fabrics from Leanne Fanny from right here in the… Read more »

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Tuesday Talent – Short Cuts Laser

I had great fun designing my screenprint at the Blueberry Park workshop I did a couple of weeks ago, and it pushed me out of my gocco comfort zone which uses my detailed illustrations and fine line sketches, and made me simplify my ideas. This led on to me creating a pattern with birdhouses and… Read more »

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Tuesday Talent – Pamela Jones Art Studio

As I am sat at home resting and recuperating (or at least trying to) I’m feeling quite calm and enjoying sketching with my feet up so I thought I’d choose some serene watercolour paintings from Pamela Jones Art Studio to showcase today: Painting with watercolours is always something I admire as it’s never been a medium that… Read more »