For the last three days I took part in a collage workshop.
We were asked to do collages about our future hopes and dreams, using a variety of materials such as pieces of old magazines, handmade paper, chalks, charcoal, acrylics or ink.
I found the process of creating the collages extremely inspiring and also much fun.
Today I made these small sketches of everyday objects on collaged paper in postcard format. When I have time, I want to make a whole series of such small still lives…
Currently I’m working on a new acrylic painting. It should be ready for Christmas since it’s going to be a present for my sister’s new apartment.
She loves bright colours…
Some new sketches I did with acrylics and watercolours. My sketchbook’s getting thicker and thicker…
Well, Easter’s coming up and since I’ve got some fabric tape left I used it to decorate Easter eggs (which is something I really enjoyed doing as a child).
Here’s the DIY idea:
First paint the eggs with white acrylic colour.
Then cut out some small pieces of fabric tape and stick them on.
To finish off add some nice ribbons.
… are these small sketches of everyday objects.
Here are some of my latest sketchbook entries. These are just some ideas for oil paintings I’m going to do later.
I did these small sketches of different plants and flowers and their pods and seeds. I think nature is such a wonderful source of inspiration for art.
I’ve been painting quite a lot of abstract pieces lately so I decided to try something different. Still life painting is an interesting old genre in my opinion. For inspiration I was flicking through the recipe pages of women’s magazines: