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For today’s selfie, I snapped a photo of myself pulling a face, and then sketched it on special paper. Here’s my photo…I just used a 6B pencil to do the shapes and shading. I only coloured my lips with a dab of water-colour. Just for fun, I did this composite that is part photo, part sketch. […]
A little late in the day, but I couldn’t miss a day of my “A Sketch a Day” commitment. Here are a few of my tools for creating art (I didn’t know what else to draw in a pinch!). No deep thoughts to go with this – it’s a new set of watercolour paints, so there’s […]
Eversince I reacquainted myself with a sewing machine in 2011, I haven’t bought ready-made Christmas decorations. During my first Christmas in New Zealand, I sewed stockings, hearts, birds, wreaths and even placemats and coasters! I have since added just a little every year, tweaking them with new skills (and ideas) I have gained from my sewing experiments. But you don’t have […]
per·co·late (pʉr′kə lāt′) 1. to spread throughout; permeate 2. to become active or start bubbling up, as coffee in a percolator