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Daily Spitpaint - "Butterfly Dragon"

30 minute speed paint for Daily Spitpaint under the topic “Butterfly Dragon”. I was watching a David Attenborough program yesterday and it said that when caterpillars go into the chrysalis their bodies break down into a kind of soup of cells and dormant cells start to collect to form the new body of a butterfly, nature is so amazing it’s ridiculous. 11 more words


Exercise – Making a mock-up – Ex8, part 3, I1

For this exercise you are going to mock-up a book cover.  From your book shelves or the library choose a book title that appeals to you  Read the blurb on the back of the book (or the whole book if you have time).  

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Daily Spitpaint - "Fox Spirit"

30 minute speedpaint under the topic “Fox Spirit” for Daily Spitpaint … had such a craving for black and white today!


Waterstones Cambridge

Will you come and join me and Carolina Rabei this 4th of July at Waterstones in Cambridge?

We will read, sign and draw for you.


Cabbage Moon by Jan Wahl

For those unfortunates who have never read or possibly even heard of Cabbage Moon by Jan Wahl, there is something magical about this children’s story (published 1965). 122 more words


For my Dad – a painting of memories

A few weeks ago I was walking through Barnes & Noble when the book “Wherever You Go?” by Pat Zietlow Miller and Eliza Wheeler caught my eye. 193 more words