Dragon Sketching

I took some time out today to start sketching some dragons. It was a lot of fun to get back into my art and enjoy the process of creating on the page. Below are some photos of my first dragon portrait. It’s an idea that I’m developing and hope to create a far more intricateContinue reading “Dragon Sketching”

Art-ing again

I’ve had a big break from drawing, painting and pretty much anything that equates to visual art. But recently, I’ve needed to feel my pen and pencil glide across the page and see immediate results of my creativity in action. Writing novels is great fun but it is a long (and sometimes lonely) process. IContinue reading “Art-ing again”

The Novelist’s Helper

Tonight, I’ve been writing up my outline cards for Chapters 1 through to 23 of The Misadventures of Tuppence Weatherstorm. And I have a little helper. Miss Poppy is The Novelist’s Helper! I’m pretty sure she’s been giving me cat advice on the ragdoll cat in my story. She tells me to relax and haveContinue reading “The Novelist’s Helper”

My Inner Child Art Mandala

In 2012 I created the above mandala on white acid free paper and colour ink pens and some watercolour pencils.  It took hours but I did not notice the time passing as I was totally involved in the intricate detail of what I was creating. When I was a child, I dreamed of becoming anContinue reading “My Inner Child Art Mandala”

Yes. I can!

Yesterday, I had an overwhelming urge to sit for hours and play in my visual dairy.  I started with the outline of a circle and absolutely no idea what I was going to create.  All I knew what that I HAD to put pen to paper. Many hours later this image appeared with the wordsContinue reading “Yes. I can!”