This part of my blog is all about the things I collect or the things I make myself. I love so many things, I paint and draw and want to learn oils and pastels. I knit and crochet but want to learn tatting. I embroider and can turn my hand to most things given a chance. So much still to learn and do. I live in hope of some day reading all my books, learning all I want to learn and now I am learning to blog. You will often find my original poems, poor as they are I offer them here. I also appreciate other people art and will feature things I find that I have enjoyed. That includes pictures of fairies and fantasy or maybe just anything beautiful.
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Monday, January 15, 2018

Some new sketches and stuff..............

Some new things for me, I collected a load of beach stones last summer and some were very flat and smooth. I thought I would try to paint a few and when I get good maybe some jewelry.
Like that will happen haha.
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I am partial to the bee, but his yellow is not quite good enough yet. I have bought so many products this winter and yet, never quite the one I need haha.
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On the back it says Bee happy.
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Meanwhile from my sketch book ideas I have made a few cards. Not quite perfected that yet.
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Then from my sketch book I have been using some of my new products. The glitter and silver and gold. On the Unicorn white puffy paint
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Some still need working out and some have yet to have colour added
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These are ideas I am working on.
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Here are a few sketchbook pages.
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I have to think that the things I am drawing now is a far cry from the first few books that I did.
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I am colouring with various things from watercolour to pencils. Still figuring out what works best.
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Just a few things that's it for now. I have asked Ann from Annsdoodles for ideas for products and she has been very helpful. I admire her work so much and would love to get some of the same results. Ah well keep on trying.
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  1. Cute much crafting as I do, I have never gotten into making cards. Great job.

  2. Great job on everything Janice!!! love it all! I really do! Big Hugs!

  3. Thanks so much for visiting my blog, Janice! I absolutely love your art and your style! Do you sell any of your illustrations? I think they're professional quality. Mine are usually copies of someone else's work. I'm not good at "making stuff up". :) I look forward to seeing more!


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