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Playing with Marbles

Here is an in progress still life “Playing with Marbles and more Milk Bottles” . I am experimenting with using both Acrylic Paint and pen and ink.

I'm Losing My Marbles! No, wait. There they are.

I am trying to finish a few more pieces to add to my display at an art fair in September. So, I’ve set Harper’s portrait aside to work on pieces that I can offer for purchase. 301 more words


Tutorial: Turning marbles into planets in Adobe Photoshop

I have always loved marbles! They are so pretty, with their almost infinite amount of colours, patterns and textures. While I was at the National Glass Centre in Sunderland this year on holiday, I came across lots of marbles, and it occurred to me that they could play the role of planets in a space-themed image. 493 more words


Marbles and Milk Bottles

My sketchbook work this week continues and is inspired by a simply beautiful still life of a milk bottle filled with a collection of marbles. I really enjoyed playing around with the shadow using black and white and have yet to do my favourite which is adding the colour to the marbles. 29 more words

Breasts, Marbles and Heidi

Looking back from today’s world to the mid 1950s in the twentieth century is instructive. Throughout the school system, from kindergarten to high school, there was a strong arts program that featured daily music and art classes. 1,224 more words

winter marbles

something was drained
more was left unsaid
i couldn’t keep it together
and watched as the marbles spilled
and rolled away.
lost under the sofa, the arm chair… 86 more words