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April 2021


Rose with a collage from a supermarket magazine - then under a wet piece of glass


Rose has used a downloaded picture and coloured in to create a one of a kind birthday card,

and two photos of outside light painting with a yoga instructor 


A bird made of fir tree and leaves - then the photo is 'enhanced' to look like an oil painting



Jaz with handmade cards



Marion's foray into pressed flowers



Heidi has been taking some 'me time' with the Secret Sketch Party on Facebook. Starting with a cheeky tree frog - iris - daffs - all in watercolour pencils


Carrying on with a looser style again with watercolour pencils

Extreme looseness! watercolour


March 2021


Anne having fun with daffs - acrylics without pen, then with pen liner. And a pencil sketch.                         



 Deb's very first watercolour picture of a planter featuring alpines




An experiment in 'light painting'. Jaz using homemade twinkly lights with a slow shutter on her camera.






Marion's original abstract in gold, silver and black pens - Abstraction number 2 - Abstraction number 3   


  Easter Card by Marion - watercolour pencil and liner on buff card stock



Rose's birthday cards using her own photo and an app on her ipad - rooster collage



Heidi's month - pencil sketch of moorland with a sheep - collage based on a dream/nightmare

- a take on Mattisse drawing with scissors


Old photographic self portrait with spring flowers dropped in

- two crochet squares as the start of a blanket


Lastly, playing with paint sticks



                 Jaz has Xmas all sewn up!


February 2021


Wonderful still life in acrylic by Anne.

Family tree by Heidi. Acrylic ink and acrylic paint pens.

Macrame necklaces - Marion's Xmas present!

An experiment in ink separation, highlighters on kitchen towel roll and then water put on them to see how the colours run. Well done Jas.


A collage (magazines and string) of the 'welcome home' trees on the A30 by Rose. 

What can you make with post-it notes, wallpaper and ribbon? Loving it, Rose.


Rose playing with bubbles and food dye.


A graphite pencil drawing by Heidi for her Mum at Xmas.

Jas is using old Xmas cards for present labels.

Food dye and Rose's finger.

Part 1 - poster paints.

Part 2 - knocked back with white gesso.



Part 3 - stencil with paint pens and sharpies. A good mix from Heidi.

A lovely bright collage by Rose. The back ground is a black and white photo of Rose's garden wall and the sunflower is from a magazine.

Crochet 'news boy' hat by Heidi. Another pressie for her Mum!



December 2020 and January 2021


Anne has painted this poinsettia card


Another lovely close up poinsettia card from Anne


Bored with normal decs, Heidi decided to crochet around some baubles, and made a crochet star



Jas’s first go with watercolour pencils were her ‘magic’ mushrooms!

Jas’s second go was a robin


With some Vistaprint magic, Jas’s robin became Xmas cards

A Xmas star made of wood and painted red on one side by Marion


And Marion used a patchwork of material on the other side

Rose fashioned a book tree, sprayed painted it and added a star on top


And here, Rose shows us how to make the book tree