I may have a slight case of the Summertime Blues. All I want and need right now is more summer.
I can feel life slowly starting to shift around here. The mornings are damp, the air has a crispness to it and there is talk of going back to school. I have four weeks to go until September and my plan is to savour every minute.
Cool refreshing water, grass tickling my toes, the colourful pop of flowers, blue sunny skies…
Inspired by my mood, this weeks colour palette is brought to you by the colour Blue.
Life is just a bit crazy around here these days with guests and a never-ending stream of kids in my kitchen.
I have taken to working in small short bursts that do not demand too much concentration. Small scraps of painted cut art are working in my favour. When I finally do get a moment of uninterrupted time, I can put them all together into something that works.
I have also continued with my sketchbook explorations inspired by Lisa Congdon’s Creative Bug course.
Blogpost all about it here
Playing with patchwork and motifs in my art journal.
Playing with patchwork and motifs in Photoshop.
My head is spinning with applications for these designs. As a surface pattern design I can see them on rugs, fabric, ceramics, paper and even stationery,combined with some fun hand lettering.
I feel a September project slowly starting to develop. I love a new project – almost makes me happy and excited for the Fall to roll in.
Until then, you can find me in the lake!