Artistic Compromise

When I started out making cards, it was just an outlet for my artistic cravings that was pent up in me for so long that I never even knew I had them! Since I started turning my card fanaticism into a tiny business though (only in size not in hours spent...), I have been confronted … Continue reading Artistic Compromise

Make a joyful noise!

There is a very talented 16 year old violinist called Mathea Goh, who also happens to be my niece :), who has just won a prestigious award in Singapore! This award is given yearly to a violinist or string player who has shown a consistent track record of outstanding musicianship and performance. I am so … Continue reading Make a joyful noise!

Watercolour cards

I decided to try my flower shading skills again to see if I have progressed, although I don't see why I would have, as I still haven't started my water colouring lessons that I have waiting for me on Creativebug! But there is this beautiful lily in my garden that has been calling out to me … Continue reading Watercolour cards

Swan Lake

I'm off to London this week to participate in my cousin's hen night, but I was also very lucky to manage to get a ticket to see Swan Lake, at the Royal Albert Hall! I can't wait as its a special massive production with over a hundred swan dancers! I'm so excited I was inspired to … Continue reading Swan Lake

Life imitates art

Its a been a busy week with my mum here from Singapore, school events and a visit with our friends to Munich, visiting the modern art museum... and great Asian restaurants! Here are some pics from my visit to the Pinakothek der Moderne museum in Munich. This is my mum looking at a painting by Matisse … Continue reading Life imitates art

Learning from the best

I bought some Tombow pens awhile back and while I love their colours, I have never really managed to use them to blend as well as I hoped. Then I stumbled upon Heather Telford's tutorial on using Tombow pens and her creations came out so beautifully that I decided to try her technique! I do … Continue reading Learning from the best