Month: December 2017

DIY – Laminate artwork and make binder inserts with scrapbook paper

DIY – Laminate artwork and make binder inserts with scrapbook paper

I started drawing with watercolour medium and I wanted a neat way to store my artwork without having to go buy special art inserts or binder.  I am not making a portfolio here.  I am just doing so I won’t have my art all over […]

School Girl Watercolour

School Girl Watercolour

Another watercolour drawing!  I used Winsor & Newton watercolour 12 colors pack.  I first used light pencil drawing with a mechanical pencil because it seems better while erasing. After I finished colouring which was very relaxing, I use white highlights all over to complete the […]

Art Journal Page with Paper Dolls

Art Journal Page with Paper Dolls

This is a simple art journal page using Tim Holtz paper dolls as the focus points.  It is a very simple mixed media project using gouache paints as the background. Materials: – Moleskine 3×5 inch Art Book – Gouache paints – Ink pads – Tim […]

Trying out gouache paints

Trying out gouache paints

I will say this with great enthusiasm, I LOVE gouache watercolour paint.  I have been watching a lot of YouTube videos of artists using them, and what struck me that one YouTuber said they dried out matte and can very reactivate with water, which was […]

DIY – Creating a coaster using glass beads

DIY – Creating a coaster using glass beads

I wanted to use my collection of glass beads and a coaster for my desk.  I love handmade things on my desk and I wanted to add to my repertoire of creative things.  So I had burlap sheets and lots of cardboard pieces.  I hope […]

Watercolour Drawing Cat & Gift

Watercolour Drawing Cat & Gift

In the second half of the Artist Loft watercolour paper I drew a simple drawing of a cat and a gift box.  (Click for first half.) However, I wanted the lines to be black and prominent.  Embossing the lines worked great, especially  since it resists […]