Flamingo Collage

Well, flamingo’s seem to be the order of the day!

I’ve been working on some flamingo themed artwork and products and this collage is one of my first pieces. I am very pleased with him and he seems to be becoming a springboard for some other work. I especially like the way the foil paper I’ve used on his neck takes on the look of his feathers 🙂FlamingoI am pleased to say there is beginning to be some flamingo related work for sale in my online shop, for example the writing paper set below. 🙂P1380219

Large Pattern – Colour Mixing 2

Pattern 1Here’s the next stage of colour mixing for my large pattern and showing you how I mix the pinksPattern 7For this pale pink I wanted I’ve mixed with a large dollop of white, a very small amount of cadmium red and crimson.Pattern 6It’s very important to do it slowly as you cant go back, you just have to start again.Pattern 5For the darker pink I added more of each of the reds plus a touch of Ultra-marine  Pattern 11Pattern 13I’ve found with practice I can mix any colour I Like 🙂

Block Print Cushions Commission

I’ve just completed an order for three of my Orchid Print Cushions which were featured on my blog a while ago as a print demo. My customer went away very pleased.

I’m glad I remembered to photograph them before they went to their new home!