Well…not really 🙂 ! I have to admit I adore books. Not brand new… spine not yet broken books. I love books with a musty smell, pencil notes in the margin and foxing (is that the correct term?) on the pages. A few years back I bought a book for 50p in Belfast …falling apart but over 100 years old …how could I resist? But it’s been sitting doing nothing for three years. So in order to give these old pages a new life …I decided to do little watercolour and pen art on them. I like the way they’ve turned out. If you’re interested in having your own wee piece of history … just get in touch !
Well…that’s another two hour teaching session under my belt!! 🙂 This time we had both deaf and hearing people painting together (with our BSL interpreter!) at a Deaf Awareness Week event. We had a wonderful couple of hours using the Sostrene Grenes art materials! We started out by drawing practice, then progressed to techniques of applying the watercolour paint and finally the small group produced some wonderful floral rings! It’s amazing to think that some of these people have never painted before!! Wow…very impressed! Well done x
… You are invited to my online Watercolour Spring Sale this
Sunday 18th March 2018 9pm GMT …
Why buy a print when you can treat yourself (or someone else!) a one of a kind original watercolour?
… remember there’s more people on the attending list – than there is artwork available. First come … first served!
Watercolour Spring Sale
It’s been a while since I posted anything … just been a wee bit busy. Here’s a little collage of art … will be back really soon!! 🙂 Moyra
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The above abstract painting called ‘The Gathering’ will be up for auction on Thursday 9th March in Belfast (see below for details) or check out Ink Monkey Facebook page