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Favourite flowers

A few of my favourite flowers from RHS Harlow Carr to inspire some botanical sketches for the latest Fabric8 competiton

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Just make it down to Just Makers

I don’t think you need an excuse to go to RHS Harlow Carr as it’s a beautiful place, but if you need a bit more motivation then pop along to the Just Makers Exhibition there, where you will also find my designs until the end of Aug

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Day 17 of 100 Day Project

Day 17 of #the100dayproject allowed me to sit in the garden with my sharpies, sketchbook and son and do some quick sketches of the over grown garden that I probably should have been weeding instead.

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Day 15 of 100 Day Project

Day 15 of #the100dayproject allowed me to finished three dribble bibs, all with a green garden theme today as the start of new stock for ‘Yorkshire is our Wonderland’ at Just Makers, RHS Harlow Carr in August

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Day 7 of 100 Day Project

The first week of #the100dayproject is complete, and I’m having mixed feelings so far. On one hand I’m glad that I’m getting to try new techniques as well as some old faves, and pushing myself out of my comfort zone, but on the other hand I feel disappointed with most of the end results because I’m… Read more »

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Day 5 of 100 Day Project

  After struggling with yesterday’s theme I was quite relieved to pick ‘overheard conversation’ today. Although my final image was done digitally I always start by getting ideas on paper in my sketchbook, and after I’d heard a snippet of conversation when out at lunch with my mum I had to get drawing. ‘I’m as… Read more »

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Sunday Showcase – new sketchbook and crisis of confidence

Well I started my new Paperblanks sketchbook this week, and to be honest I felt a lot of pressure to get the first couple of pages filled with ‘good sketches’, otherwise I would have convinced myself it was only my combination of pen and sketchbook that allowed me to freely draw some of my fave… Read more »

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Saturday Sights – RHS Harlow Carr

It’s never a good sign to be woken up by too much coughing, especially as my hubby has been ill all week. I’m not good at being ill, and am a terrible patient so there was only one thing for it, time to get out of the house. I decided to drag poor Dan to… Read more »

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Friday Flowers

What a lovely day to get the inspiration going… after a long walk (well long hobble for me) to a local cafe and back, even if the pace got slower as I neared home, I decided to make the most of today’s sunshine and sit in the garden. With me I took some felt, thread… Read more »