“A piece of art is never a finished work. It answers a question which has been asked, and asks a new question.” Robert Engman
Another milestone. They seem to come around a little quicker every year. Is that possible? My WordPress blog turns FIVE today! To mark the occasion, here is a slideshow of a few of my favourite paintings from the last year.
I am celebrating my anniversary with a 25% off sale on Etsy — a thank you to my readers and followers for your encouragement and support over the years. Apply the code [ ArtCaveTurns5 ] at checkout to get 25% off the listed price of everything… paintings, cards, even commissions! The offer will run until the end of March 2017.
“They didn’t want it good, they wanted it Wednesday.” Robert A. Heinlein
I tend to thrive on deadlines, creating them for myself even if I don’t have to because it makes me more productive, but this month I have no projects demanding urgent attention. And I’m still managing to get a few things done.
Here are a couple of little drawings I’ve just finished and listed on Etsy:
I’ve been getting reacquainted with working in pen and watercolour. It’s been ages. Too long, really. So I thought I’d ease back into it with a few abstract patterns. One thing led to another and the four mini (3″ x 3″) artworks below are now for sale on Etsy.
Today is my little blog’s fourth anniversary🎈🎈🎈🎈 and so I thought I would go back in time to the very beginning. Here is my first post from 13th March 2012. Have a creative day.
A couple of years ago, I started an illustrated journal. I was inspired by Danny Gregory and his book The Creative License and I wanted to see if I could draw.
One month and 19 sketches later, I drew Villa 10…
…and the road home (among other things).
I enjoyed sketching so much that I decided to take an art course at the Design & Arts College in Christchurch, New Zealand.