A while ago Hannah and I played with some marble inks. They were a lot of fun, and a lot of mess. The inks we used were pearlescent, which I think made them a bit tricky at times. We tried lots of colour combinations and papers, too much ink and not enough. Here are my share. Finally […]
This isn’t the first time I’ve written about this, and I doubt it will be the last. Freelancing has been a journey of discovery for me, not least the free time I allow myself. We all imagine we’ll do great things when we “have the time” and sometimes we do. Sometimes fear gets in the […]
I got angry with my shoes today. I realise there are bigger problems than what I put on my feet to go to a meeting, but it got me thinking. And I gave myself permission to be messy, and silly, and this is what happened.
We wanted to do something messy, and I had an idea. I’d been doing some “blind contour drawings” and suggested we try it with paint. Essentially, you’re drawing without looking at the paper. You can look at what you’re drawing, you just can’t see what you’re doing. A thousand times harder with paint, but so […]
I invited my brother over to make some art with me. I’d had this idea about bubbling paint, something which I’m pretty sure I did at infant school. It’s fun, messy and abstract. We accidentally ate more paint than is probably ok, but oh well. Read on to see our messes!
Going with an autumnal theme, we collected some leaves from the park, covered them with paint and experimented with printing them on coloured paper.