Wednesday 25 July 2018


Week 27:

Yellow orange frame. Be on a flower. The wisdom you seek is within you.

Week 28

Blue frame. Tents under starlit sky. I have loved the stars too fondly to be afraid of the night.

Week 29:

Pink frame, runners on the start line, quote: knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom. Aristotle

Saturday 21 July 2018

Life documented

July: travel Theme: Travel. Prompt: Make a (watercolor) sketch of one or more buildings you like. Technique: Urban sketching. Quote: I want to make memories all over the world

I've used the business card for a local hotel where we like to dine on 🍕 pizza!

Prompt: create a whimsical scene. technique: mixed media collage. quote: follow your soul. It knows the way.

Prompt: Use your own photographs. Technique: Creating a multidimensional page using layering and ephemera. Quote: “Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colors. And the people there see you differently, too. Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving.” Terry Pratchett

Meanwhile we are having a fun time with the puppy!

Friday 20 July 2018


I'm having another go at posting as Blogger app is still being a problem....

Art journal journey 

  1. Image: ampersand. word: include. prompt: write something with the secret message hidden in the words or use symbols like a secret code. Technique: use hand lettering somewhere on your page. Quote: if your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete. Buddha.

  1. Image: flag or symbol. Word: honour. Prompt: write about the best thing that happened this week. Technique: incorporate tissue paper into background. Quote: The greatest way to live with honour in this world is to be what we pretend to be. Sophocles. 
  2. Image soap. Word:  Clean. Prompt: write about your relationship with cleaning . Technique: find a way to use soap on your background. Quote:: soap is to the body what laughter is to the soul. 
  3.  Then fate had a hand in the next one as I had some James Bond 007 images!   Image: movie or cartoon characters. Word: entertain. Prompt: write about your favourite types ofbooks or movies include the characters. Technique: incorporate a stamp. Quote: if you don't see yourself as a winner, you cannot perform as a win. Zig Ziglar.

Sunday 15 July 2018

Holiday time

At the hotel in Northumberland....

Comfy. back seat.....


Monday 2 July 2018


yellow frame, image teacup and teapot, quote: you can't get a cup of tea big enough or a book long enough to suit me. CS Lewis