Blockhead

Have you ever experienced the urge To create a poetic, titanic, splurge Of emotion and passion Of great clarity That moves all your readers And speaks to the soul. But then you set paper to pen (Or these days your laptop opens) And instead of a torrent A trickle comes forth Your words remain twisted…

Saved

  Tick   Tock   What time o’clock   I really should be asleep   But then I remember I’ve missed a key app   Not followed on twitter   Not loaded my shop   I’m bleary and sleepy but I carry on   Lit up by the back screen   And powered on and…

From the heart

A good friends birthday today. Here is a close up off the car just made for her. I’m using scraps from my digital doodles from a couple of weeks ago. Let’s hope she likes her present.

Violet verse

Forgive me the vanity of publishing my verse. I’m enjoying writing it so much. Sorry! This is somewhat gloomy, I admit, but it’s meant to be. About the impact anger has in ones circle, I wrote this today. What do you think?? Herding cats Is there a well of anger A source that bubbles up…

Beached

A sunny day in Brixham. Not much to say except I had lots of time to chat with the boys, increasingly interesting. They are lovely. And here are some pictures taken at the beach in a fit of artyness and then messed around with. I am increasingly interested in pattern and printing – must have…

Holes

Holes were today’s theme. One appeared in our hall floor this morning. How kind of it to drop in. Other Half soon saw it off with the help of some plywood and a hammer. The other hole is less tangible but harder to mend. Elders best friend moved to a new school today. Best friend…

Singalongasongofsixpence

So, here’s a quick tutorial, Stitch style. I used an old frame, bought in a charidee for 50p and, using watered down PVA Glue, I covered it with old gold tissue paper. I left it to dry and went to work on the picture. This was a product of a digital sketch of a bird……

Watch the birdie

  A swift (geddit?!) project based on my birds. I’ll write up the tutorial soon but here’s some pictures…

Homeward bound…

A day of mixed emotions here. I hope your day was clearer. On the one hand I have had a mentally stimulating day, discussing and learning about the latest technical developments in my chosen field. The course was in a very chi chi hotel in Big London so this morning found me Paddington bound on…