I wasn't intending to post again until the New Year but I just had to share some good news.
I had a couple of mixed media paintings in a small exhibition in a local cafe which is well known in our area for showing original artworks for sale.
I am so pleased to say that they both sold. If you are a regular visitor you may have seen them before but here they are in their frames.
I was a little sad to part with the first one as I loved it so much.
That makes four paintings I have sold in two months. I have mentioned before that I have been contemplating making my work available online but I am a procrastinator. Maybe this is a sign to make that BIG step...........watch this space.
It has been a long time since my last post. I have not been feeling very creative lately but I wanted to post one last time before Christmas.
I have had a Birthday since I was last here and I received a gift of some Portfolio water soluble oil pastels so I thought I would try them out but unfortunately I still couldn't get those creative juices flowing and produced nothing. However I did manage a Christmas themed tag (which did not include the use of the pastels).
I used a piece of corrugated card which I covered in glitter and the stylized Christmas tree is made from some leftover brown paper with random patterns stamped in black ink. I then distressed the edges with a distress ink pad.
I photographed this in terrible light and you can't appreciate the lustre of the tag. It looks much better in real life.
For my Birthday my daughter made me this lovely gift to put in my Art Room.
On that note I would like to wish all my visitors a very........