Cats are a joy to draw. Some of my favourite cat illustrations are comforting images in The New Yorker magazine. Cats are cosy and coiled or beautiful and streamlined. They represent both home and the wild. … More Drawing cats
I keep meaning to make signs around the house reminding me to let go, to take a deep breath or to be kind to myself. So this week as I turned to collage for relaxation it felt like the perfect opportunity to make a sign. I have piles of The New Yorker magazine which I … More Making useful signs for my home.
This week my street celebrated a Creative Day, with our locked-down neighbours sharing artwork and music on a street WhatsApp group! … More Our street’s Creative Day via smartphones
Ways artists can stay inspired in confined spaces, looking at limited surroundings with fresh eyes. … More Ways to keep doing art in lockdown
You can make art while reducing the impact on the environment and your wallet! I made the collage below from bits and bobs I found in a charity shop, plus some scraps of paper and my partner’s old denim jeans. Discarded denim instead of paper, for example, creates great seascapes and skies. You can draw … More Art from recycled materials