EDM #11 - draw your glasses or sunglasses EDM #11 - draw your glasses or sunglasses

Inspired by Greg , who did this older challenge on Saturday last, I found myself sketching my own sunglasses this lunchtime at work. I love...

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10:26 AM

Back at the watercolour again. Back at the watercolour again.

I haven't done ANY watercolour painting since the class I took at the start of the year. This is terrible. And of course I've forg...

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12:14 AM

An experiment in not spending money. An experiment in not spending money.

I was reading Apartment Therapy the other day and something jumped out at me: Buy Nothing Week. The idea is to have one week where you ONL...

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1:24 PM

Sketching in the British Museum Sketching in the British Museum

My life drawing class left the studio and headed to the British Museum on Friday. It was great fun although a bit overwhelming - so much to...

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11:35 AM

Some swap goodies I made. Some swap goodies I made.

I recently did a Craftster swap and my partner has received her package, so here's some of what I sent. A wallet made from a tube map an...

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8:50 AM

Reasons why today is a good day Reasons why today is a good day

Apple phoned to say my Macbook is ready. Hurrah! I'm going to pick it up soon. No more tiny netbook screen, no more GIMP, I'll ha...

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1:26 AM

Something I crocheted Something I crocheted

If you like crochet at all, you must go and check out Bee's blog, chaincreative . Bee is the lovely lady who taught me to crochet at Lo...

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1:40 AM

Drawing the sports pages again. Drawing the sports pages again.

I discovered today that The Sun does a football supplement on Mondays to report on the weekend action. I stole my workmate's copy to dr...

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1:02 PM

EDM #206 - "we call it..." EDM #206 - "we call it..."

I'm aware that some people in the USA have this sport that they call "football". It is NOT football. Football is what they m...

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1:40 PM

Almost forgot... Almost forgot...

Happy St Patrick's Day! (Card courtesy of my mum, expertly and seamlessly altered by me in Photoshop.)

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1:19 AM

Neil the chicken Neil the chicken

Here's Neil. I made him last night while watching 90210, the new series, which is terrible but for some reason I keep watching it every...

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12:55 AM

Life drawing Life drawing

Life drawing class was fantastic last night. The model was a bit older (late 40s to early 50s) and curvier than the ones I've seen so f...

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2:23 AM

Playing with my waterbrush. Playing with my waterbrush.

As much as I love my waterbrush, I've only ever used it with watercolour brushes and never with "real" watercolours, so today ...

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10:22 AM

EDM #2 - draw a lamp. EDM #2 - draw a lamp.

Just a quick and silly doodle while I was finishing off an assignment for tomorrow. This one is another oral preparation, this time about v...

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4:41 PM

Things I am not allowed to eat, and the reasons why not. Things I am not allowed to eat, and the reasons why not.

1. It's Lent. Everyone in my office (religious or not) gives up something. This year my 'things' are biscuits, cakes and takea...

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4:28 PM

Melville Melville

A city from my head. It would have been even bigger and busier but my pen ran out of ink :( Click to make it bigger.

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4:20 PM

Hurrah for leaving everything to the very last minute! Hurrah for leaving everything to the very last minute!

As part of (yet another) assignment, I have to write a piece on Brazilian festivals (Carnival etc). That bit's fine. We also have to p...

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9:37 AM

Doodling in class again. Doodling in class again.

We had to do presentations tonight (the thing I have been dreading and procrastinating about for weeks) and one girl, Natasha, played the gu...

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1:54 PM

Rollei 35 & Mario baddy - separated at birth? Rollei 35 & Mario baddy - separated at birth?

I was talking to my husband this morning about the Olympus Trip 35 and how cool it is, and he told me about the Rollei 35 which is also co...

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1:18 PM

Some useful mantras. Some useful mantras.

Repeat to self: "I am not interested in Adobe Illustrator." "I am not interested in drawing cartoon people." "...

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8:25 AM

EDM #211 - draw a microwave oven. EDM #211 - draw a microwave oven.

Not a "proper" drawing this, but I thought I'd have a bit of fun - I was heating up a beef enchilada for dinner and thought I&...

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12:52 PM

Joining the ranks of the Holga owners! Joining the ranks of the Holga owners!

I love quirky photography, and I especially love vintage-looking images with saturated colours and light leaks and maybe even double exposur...

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12:38 PM
 
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