colourmepositive week 13

This week’s quote was by Proust and the challenge was to incorporate eyes. Various paints, Traci Bautista StencilGirl stencils, magazine image for the collage. week13 eyes.jpg

colourmepositive week 12

Last week’s quote was about spreading your wings to fly, and the challenge was to use wings (or was it a bird? Oops, not sure – to late now…). Various paints, collage paper, StencilGirl owl stencil for the wings.

week 12 wings


DP unplanner week 10

This weekend it was time to set up my unplanner for March with a month view calendar, a blank list for recording who knows what, and the first of this month’s PACs. I’ve gone for collaged gelli prints with stencilling over the top as a base for my pages. The theme is about finding value in the small things and I knew straight away what I needed to record. Every few years the migrating swallows find their way to our back yard for a rest on the washing line. It’s always amazing to see them – I have no idea how they end up in Patea, and why only every few years, but I am grateful they are an occasional part of our lives.


In my art journal

While I was doing the #colourmepositive challenge, I used my art journal to stamp off extra paint etc; I ended up with a bright floral background so used watered down gesso to knock the bottom half back a bit. I stamped my new Dyan Reaveley stamps, Lulu and Winston, onto card, coloured them with Distress Markers and cut them out. The quote is about Tony and I…

odd couple