Sunday, 17 June 2018

Midsummer soon

A Colour me positive 

Green frame, red background, stem & water droplets. Quote: each day provides its own gifts. Marcus Aurelius

And a documented life 

Theme:  Zentangles. Prompt:  Make your own Affirmation Cards. Technique:  Doodling on watercolored scraps. Quote: “It’s the repetition of affirmations that leads to belief. And once that belief becomes a deep conviction, things begin to happen.” – Claude M. Bristol

And that's us half way through June! The longest day is just around the are my holidays!

Thursday, 14 June 2018


Catch-up of art prompts galore....

JUNE 4-10 is: COMMUNICATION//SCAVENGER:, Yellow, Blue, Something geometric, Washi tape, A quote, A pocket

Ticket or ticket stub, Something from a recent shopping trip, Make some marks,

Add a border

Blue and yellow washi tape that I have stamped......

JUNE 11-17 is: Circles// SCAVENGER: Beige, Deep green, Junk mail, Something coffee or tea stained, Something exotic, Sewing ephemera, Use a napkin, Paint dabbed with crumpled paper, Masking tape , Image transfer (any method) 

Dark green inks applied with crumpled paper, assorted circles, stamping & doodles.

Wednesday, 13 June 2018

AJJ 23

Snatched art moments as Bill is away on a golfing trip.....

  1. Image: toothbrush/toothpaste. Word: freshen. Prompt: write down five weird things you like. Technique: paint with a toothbrush. Quote: Sometimes we are taken into troubled waters not to drown... But to be cleansed.

Im so glad I prepared a load of background pages earlier in the year!

Tuesday, 12 June 2018

New pages

Life documented week 22

  1. June theme: Zentangles  Prompt:  To make simple patterns Technique:  To use a variety of black pens to create your zentangle doodles. Quote:Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit. Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever, even if your whole world seems upset.  Saint Francis de Sales. 

And week 23

  1. Theme : Zentangles. Prompt : Zen in the Chaos. Technique : Splash paint, ink, watercolor or  colored pencil and draw in the spaces.. Quote : Painting calmed the chaos that shook my soul. Nikki de St. Phalle

Saturday, 9 June 2018


Another colour me positive post....and a Roald Dahl quote.

Looks like summer is coming to an end in Scotland but it's been marvellous whilst it lasted!

Wednesday, 6 June 2018


Golden orange frame. Image: musical instruments. Quote: Creative isn't the way I think, it's the way I live. Paul Sandlip

AJJ 21

Image: spotlight. Word: focus. Prompt: write about five things you need to do more of and five things to do less often. Technique: use texture paste to create focus on your page. Quote: people who shine from within don’t need the spotlight.