Sunday, June 12, 2011

Attempted a drawing

Was a cold and rainy day here yesterday so sat down in the lounge with my pencils and started a drawing, I would  like to learn how to paint properly so am going to start sketching stuff into a book, but this I had just grabbed a lined page and started sketching, not great but better than I expected LOL

Sunday, June 5, 2011

Hello from my poor neglected blog

Well its been a long time since I posted anything here.  Actually its been a while since I have been creative at all unfortunately, you know sometimes we get a lot of lemons all at once which take a while to turn into lemonade, and I prefer to keep this blog a happy place.    BUT its time to put on the "big girl panties" and get back into my creating, its the one thing that normally helps when the going gets tough.  I do have some pictures of Craft Group stuff to show and a wee dabble in the clay which I have been attempting.  Sooo the first pic is of a head I have been playing with, I made some eyes a while ago which really are not big enough for this poor guy but I did want to see how they baked up etc and if it was worthwhile me making some more, which it is as the price of eyes is horrendous.  So this guy is just to test the eyes and give me some practice again, I'm still not very good at this clay stuff but do find it enjoyable - I always seem to get characters out of the clay, doubt you will ever see any pretty fairies here LOL LOL.....   sorry about the pics today is overcast and not much light to difficult to get reasonable pics.    I have to thank Jodie Creager for her awesome DVD on making heads which has helped me get a reasonable mouth going, mouths are my nemesis but I think after watching her fantastic DVD I might be able to get it right. 

 I had a dabble at making a softee type "something"  LOL was a lot of fun but I still have to finish the final stuffing.

Next pic is of an awesome quilt one of the girls has made at Craft, I just love it and what a heap of work in it but perfect for a Granddaughter.  I am seriously tempted to have a go at this myself, I have 5 Granddaughters, I wonder if they would like something like this, I do need to make all of them a quilt at some stage.

Next up - the girls have been making Jill Maas patterns again and here are a few of the characters.

 Next up is a bag Berryl made - lots of work in this one