How to Make a Handmade Pom Pom!

Pom poms are really easy and very satisfying to make. I decided to spend an evening making some, because I felt like it! Here’s an easy method to made your own pom poms. You will need only… Wool… Cardboard… Scissors. – Cut two identical disks of cardboard with a whole in the middle, like ring…

Pretty, Simple, Handmade Card…

I have always, when time has permitted, made birthday, Christmas, and thank you cards. They are a simple, inexpensive way to show thought and consideration. I love this particular design which is simple, quick and so cute! All you need is… White A5 card, folded in half A6 backing colour, I chose brown packing paper…

MAMMOTH AHOY!

I am looking into a little study of Mammoths. They’re elephants with lots of hair and, therefore, have such great potential for fun, characterful illustrations! This quick, rough sketch is a starting point for, hopefully, some more developed sketches later on. To get to this point, I initially did finer sketches concentrating on the physical…

Coats like Dressing Gowns?

This winter, there has been an influx of coats which look disturbingly similar to the cosy, worn by many, loved by all, dressing gown. Maybe that’s been a missed market, combining the two, but are we sold on the look? From designers to the high-street, long, woollen coats with large open collars and a cinching…

When Fashion Falls in Love with Art… Burberry a/w 2014 Sings

This year had seen an influx of art designs and graffiti like prints and it is set to continue with Burberry’s Autumn/Winter 2014 collection. Bold artistic prints can be striking, however, they must be done in the right way. Zara looked to follow the graffiti style and meld with sports wear fashion material that has…

Pixel Painting

Sometimes, there are moments when we realise we like to be in control, that we like things neat, straight, oh, and colour, no matter how straight you are, we can all love colour… Pixel Paintings Collection. Acrylic on Canvas. 120cm x 80cm Intended image by artist, unintended images for viewers.

Sunday, A Day of Art

England was treated to beautifully sunny weather last weekend. It was a bit of a shock, my body hasn’t yet acclimatised to the possibility of sunshine and intense warmth, so I was happy to spend my Sunday afternoon, undercover, walking around Wimbledon’s Open Studios Art Show. (I’ll get used to the sun in small doses,…