Muji colour pencils – Japan’s best kept secret?

I think so! I doubt many artists realise that Muji offer colour pencils, nor that they are actually pretty damn good! I discovered them a couple of years ago when I went on a birthday shopping spree in London and visited one of their stores. Had I seen them online, I doubt I would have … Continue reading Muji colour pencils – Japan’s best kept secret?

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Surface Pattern Design – My Journey So Far!

Back in September I talked about my new direction into pattern design. My journey has since continued, and every day I get more and more excited about it!ย One of the truly exciting things about using my art in pattern design, is that I can use it to unify all my other creative endeavours. Remember the … Continue reading Surface Pattern Design – My Journey So Far!

DIY leather pouch for cheap travel watercolour brushes!

You'll remember the bargainous travel watercolour brushes I discovered, which are in fact nail art brushes. I needed a swanky case for them, so what better project to use up some of my lovely leather than a pouch made to measure? Materials used: Leather Leather glue Clips Rotary cutter Awl Hole puncher Metal ruler Thick thread Wax … Continue reading DIY leather pouch for cheap travel watercolour brushes!

Cheapest retractable travel watercolour brush set!

SET OF 5 RETRACTABLE TRAVEL WATERCOLOUR BRUSHES FOR ยฃ3.43?! Crazy! But... they aren't actually watercolour brushes! Read on to find out more... The picture above shows my entire collection of travel watercolour brushes - the retractable type. Three are from art shops here in the UK: PRO ARTE RETRACTABLE ROUND #10 ยฃ12.95 lawrence.co.uk RED SABLE … Continue reading Cheapest retractable travel watercolour brush set!