I'm trying to get back into my art. It's a little hard to feel motivated at the moment, so I thought I'd take a few online courses to get some inspiration. I love to watch other artists work..... Tam from Willowing is one of my favourites.
Recently she offered some discounted classes so I enrolled in "Winter Soul Flakes"
The 'Lollypop" girls she creates are so cute, I just had to give it a go.
We had recently moved him closer to us, straight from a three month stay in hospital. It was decided he could no longer remain independently living in his house, so we placed him in a nursing home that was just down the road from me. A two hour trip to visit now became only 5 minutes! We spent a lot of time together and became even closer than before.
So....life has been hectic lately. Having my Dad in hospital and subsequently moved to a nursing home. there hasn't been much time for art ....or the teaching plans that have been burbling along for such a long time. No matter....priorities
I did manage to do a little bit of digital art though. I purchased a new app called 'Sketchbook" which I can use it on both my IPad and my computer. The comput...
For experimentation, I have a lovely, inexpensive A4 grid pad. The grid helps me get used to height and width of the letter forms for any particular style. Without a guide I find that my writing tends to change size and slopes down the page as I write, so the grid helps keep me in check!
Inspiration for my lettering play comes from.....(see pic below)