I had someone else planned for today , but I have been following Louise Tate on facebook for some time and noticed today that she has her own advent challenge going on. She is doing an Animal Christmas Alphabet. As
I’m a dog person. Our family always had dogs, all kinds of dogs. The boring ones that were the canine version of Kim Kardashian (popped out babies – needed loads of attention) and the completely barking mad ones. The husky
Since going on holiday and painting a dozen or more little watercolours for Running with Brushes, I have been somewhat busy. I have a book cover to finish, some interior illustrations for the book to complete, illustrations and design for
Going on holiday with a sister who has just started a charity painting initiative, could be viewed as a busman’s holiday. As it turns out, it was more of a brushwoman’s holiday… The beauty of Vandy’s approach to these little
I recently wrote about my sister. The one who has a gazillion ideas a second…. She once told me that one of her employees confessed to flinching every time she said “I’ve had an idea…” because they figured it would
Meet my sister, Vandy Massey. One of those people who has a gazillion ideas a minute. Her grasp of financial maths is amazing – Her spreadsheets are works of art and a wonder to me (the member of the family
When I was in high school, I lusted after and received for my birthday…a book. At the time it cost a small fortune and my parents’ eyes probably watered at the price. But it was a book and in our
If you got a puppy for Christmas and are now regretting the midnight pee runs, imagine if you had suffered a mad moment and purchased a yeti? Massive hairballs under the sofa and lots of broken furniture await you in
I was at the zoo, drawing the elephant family and they weren’t taking it lying down. In fact, once you try to pin down a pose you realise that these supposedly slow giants, move all the time, and not necessarily slowly.
I previously posted about my struggle to loosen up and throw paint around. It seems like I used to be able to go wild. Going through a stack of old work, I found these loose watercolour studies from an Art College assignment.