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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