Monthly Archives: January 2013

Design & poem

I entered my Simon’s Cat poem today so will see if that goes anywhere! You can see another couple of entries below mine. Then I’ve done a small design which I came up with in a meeting at work – … Continue reading

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Landscape part 2

I did some more on my landscape – I think it’s finished and will take it back to my next class to if the teacher has any other ideas.

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Landscape memory

I don’t have a chance to draw by hand today so from memory drew my landscape on my phone. Once you’ve spent time thinking about and drawing or painting a subject, it’s quite imprinted on your mind. br />I might … Continue reading

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Landscape part 1

We had to take a photo of a landscape we knew to art class tonight. I took this lovely photo of the River Alde at Snape in Suffolk. We all then just had a go. I’m enjoying mine but taking … Continue reading

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Et voila! Enjoyed it but was ready for a glass of wine after having both made them & transporting them on the tube! I’m very pleased to say that children & grown-ups all enjoyed them!

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I once borrowed my friend Kate’s Biscuiteers book and have had a couple of goes – here are my Royal wedding (Will & Kate) & Jubilee (crowns & corgis!) biscuits from last year: It’s my godson’s 1st birthday tomorrow, and … Continue reading

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Scottish shortbread

I’m off to a Burns night dinner tonight and wanted to take something vaguely Scottish. I came up with stem ginger shortbread in “thistle” shape…

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Plus d’oranges

Still got oranges and marmalade on the brain. I think there’s lots of creative potential in them so am still enjoying experimenting with colour and pattern.

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I felt like drawing something on the tube today and Oranges are still at the front of my mind, having spent hours slicing and cooking them to make Seville orange marmalade and cake at the weekend. This took about 10 … Continue reading

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I’ve been a good student and cleaned up my watercolours – I must have had them for about 25 years & I’m quite surprised by the vibrant colours that came out! I also had a go at a “colour wheel” … Continue reading

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