Thursday, March 31, 2011

portraits & bookmarks

Got around to painting our self-portraits (after Warhol) today. Used watercolours. Enterprise club also finished off the felt bookmarks.

Am also feeling a little bit of a 'victim of my own success'! I was told by a publisher today reference my book - 'A is for Art'- that 'you seem to be having success self publishing...why do you feel you need a publisher..?'!! Yes 50+ copies is great but I was hoping that it would show that the idea has fantastic potential given the right backing and promotion.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

a la warhol

Further forays into pop art - this time trying to emulate the repeat portraits of Andy Warhol.
Drawing over photos through carbon paper has given us the images. Next, we'll be painting them.

Monday, March 14, 2011

first folksy sale!

As it says - 'A is for Art' is still selling- well over 50 copies now!
Must get my act together and try agents/publishers again.

Friday, March 11, 2011

felt flowers

Been stitching and sewing again today - continuing with our secret (!) mothers day gifts.
They look quite good en masse (hastily thrown into an old pot).

Sunday, March 6, 2011

folksy shop opened!

The scribblzndoodlz empire expands! I've opened up a shop on folksy;
Same sort of stuff - just an alternative outlet for those who prefer to spend in good old pounds and pence!
Am still working out how to get a 'folksy' badge to pop-up on the sidebar - any help gratefully received.

Saturday, March 5, 2011

robot cards

Have just listed some cards in my Etsy shop. Each one is hand-drawn (not printed) and bears a line illustration of a 'bot with spot colouring. They are supplied complete with envelopes in random packs of 3 (though you can stipulate whether you would prefer boy or girl 'bots). A bargain - 3 original pieces of art for little more than a coffee and sandwich!

Friday, March 4, 2011

felt stuff!

This week has seen members of the Enterprise club begin making felt bookmarks - we're on a roll after selling all of our phone charms within 2 days!
In yr5 we have started to create 'artificial' flowers ready for mothers day gifts. The children found them a bit difficult but they persevered and hopefully a bunch of them should hide any faults!
We plan to wrap the 'stalks' with wool/string/thread.