Kicking Off Succulent Saturdays

When it comes to choosing house plants my tastes to date have been pretty limited. In most of the rooms of our house you will find a Peace Lily (botanical name Spathiphyllum).  Apparently despite the commonly known name they aren’t actually lilies but are in fact a member of the Araceae family and according to NASA they are one of the “Top Ten Household Air … Continue reading Kicking Off Succulent Saturdays

Great Art Blog

So I’m not one for new year’s resolutions but this year I’m determined to find time to read and explore art blogs and videos from others. I love finding new art blogs and some of my favourites are those posted by art suppliers/retailers and groups who offer online courses.  You’ve may have noticed some of the Cass blogs that I’ve linked to in the past … Continue reading Great Art Blog

Playing with Leaves

I completed these back in November when the autumn leaves were littering the pavements.  I was enjoying sketching but thought I should mix things up a bit.  Came across them today so thought I’d post them. I started off with blue writing ink which worked quite well Then tried liquid watercolour which I’d picked up in Tiger – comes in an ink type bottle.  The … Continue reading Playing with Leaves

Starting the New Year Afresh

Now that the craziness of Christmas is over time to get sorted for the new year. I always start by filling in dates on my calendar, a desperate attempt at organisation that usually helps make sure I don’t forget birthdays, theatre bookings, etc. I posted some free downloadable calendars last month but just in case you missed the posts – here’s to a great 2019! … Continue reading Starting the New Year Afresh