Egg Decorating

With no young children in the house it always feels like you’re missing out a bit at Easter so this year I took advantage of an online competition to indulge in a bit of egg decorating.  The prize was tickets to Newcastle Noir so the theme was detectives. I went for the obvious choice of Hercules Poiret having failed at another obvious choice Sherlock Holmes … Continue reading Egg Decorating

A Lovely Way to End the Week

Earlier this year I entered the Great British Postcard competition  – Sadly my entry wasn’t shortlisted but this morning I received an email informing me that my design was selected to be in a pack being sold via the Big Issue shop – Very proud – especially as the money is going to a great cause.   Not bad for my first entry since Take … Continue reading A Lovely Way to End the Week

Great British Postcard Entry

I posted details of this competition earlier in the week so thought I’d pluck up the courage to enter. The gallery is great with designs from very talented individuals who have managed to create much more professional designs than my coloured paper creation but hey ho it was good prompt to get me to try something a bit more than doodling. And its bizarre to … Continue reading Great British Postcard Entry

Call for Budding Artists – The Great British Postcard Competition

Whether you sketch, doodle, draw or paint the Great British Postcard Competition is now open for entries.  The organisers are looking for a unique perspective on the UK. Head judge is John Lyndon (Johnny Rotten) so I’m guessing they’re after something a bit different. If you fancy entering you can find details here – They also have a selection of entries in the online … Continue reading Call for Budding Artists – The Great British Postcard Competition