Flower – Mechanical Pencil Drawing

I did this drawing when I hadn’t really got anything in front of me that was suitable to draw. I find that when I am drawing from my imagination I often end up with flowers coming from my pencil, and that’s exactly what happened this time. I did this with a mechanical pencil and I…

Veggie Quesadillas

There are many different recipes for quesadillas and I found it very difficult to find one that was perfect for the ingredients I had in my house. So I used a few different recipes as guidance but made the rest of it up! I made them with my sister which was very fun. My Mum…

Glass Fusion Creations

This summer I attended a glass fusion workshop run by Suzie Lavendar Contemporary Glass (http://www.lavenderart.co.uk/) which was very good. I hadn’t done much glass work before and the activity set was fairly simple – suitable for beginners – but very effective. After looking at some examples which Suzie gave us, I decided to make a…

Aztec Animal Drawings

Here are two Aztec animal drawings such I have done recently. I really enjoyed coming up with the patterns and colours to fill in this giraffe and sloth. My surroundings always inspire my art, and the inspiration for these drawings came from my duvet cover which has an Aztec elephant design. 😊 I hope you…

Experimenting with Photography

I have a mind which is often prone to over thinking and one of my ‘over thinking thoughts’ is ‘what is the point of art if you can just take photos?’ It might sound stupid, but a while back, my mind couldn’t leave this thought alone. Now I have reached the conclusion that although photography…

Miniature Slate Painting

While I was in Wales this summer I picked up a couple of lovely little pieces of Welsh slate at a very beautiful place called Colby Woodland Gardens. When I found them I thought: ‘I could paint something on these’ but left the idea alone for quite some time. However, it was soon to be…