Friday, 4 August 2017

The Secret Garden...

 

I love messing about with concertina sketchbooks.

Here's one I painted a few weeks ago, would you like a peek?

It's pretty long, so I had to photograph it in sections...

It really helped me to 'loosen up' and try out some mixed media techniques.

I think it has a 'secret garden' quality to it.

He does look a bit lost doesn't he!

The paper in Moleskine sketchbooks are such good quality, so it can handle quite a lot of layering.

I'm pretty heavy handed when I'm painting.

I think the colours are a bit tropical, I think I was looking forward to the summer hols!

And she's just a bit bonkers really!

Hope you enjoyed having a little flick through my book!

X

 

10 comments:

  1. Just love it. Mayb this is what I need to get back paining.

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    1. If this post has given you the urge to get the paint brushes out then that has made my day! Hope you have lots of fun x

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  2. I did enjoy a browse through your lovely book. My favourite bits are the colours and looking along each section

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    1. Thank you so much Lynn, thank you for your lovely comment x

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  3. Love love love!!!! The colours are just fabulous!

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  4. Love everything about it, missus. The colours, the shapes, the characters... Was nice to see it all. x

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    1. My pleasure me dear, thank you for your kindly comments x

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  5. I really enjoyed flicking through your delightful book. I flicked through several times ! I just love it x

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    1. That is so lovely to hear, thank you xxx

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