Yearly Archives: 2017

Blind Drawing: Good Practice

Tapping into the creative or right hemisphere of the brain can allow us to visualize and draw shapes, contours and lines better. This exercise helps do all of that. Continue reading

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Proverbial Thursday – Global Wisdom

I find there to be profound wisdom in proverbs, sayings and quotes and I marvel at the way they are so succinct in communicating messages to the reader. Mostly anonymous, these global words of advice come to us from past … Continue reading

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Celebrating Diversity in Blogging

Celebrating an achievement in Blogging for 2016! Continue reading

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Monday Mystery Photo – Last Week Peru

Do you know your way around the world. Test your geographic knowledge with Monday Mystery Photo. Linkbacks given for correct answers. Continue reading

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Rosemaling and Art Coloring in Designs

Colouring in can be very relaxing and a way to engage with art in a non-threatening way. Particularly for those who might think they aren’t artistic. My Rosemaling colouring in designs allow you to familiarise yourself with the forms and begin to understand this art. Build your confidence in drawing with this lovely Norwegian folk art. Continue reading

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How to Design your own Artwork – Week #2 Design Challenge

Learn how to design your own artwork examining the elements and principles of art and how it applies to design and to Norwegian folk art. Continue reading

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Proverbial Thursday – Wisdom for All

I find there to be profound wisdom in proverbs, sayings and quotes and I marvel at the way they are so succinct in communicating messages to the reader. Mostly anonymous, they come to us from past generations and from across … Continue reading

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Monday Mystery – Supplementary photo

Can you guess the mystery location of my weekly photos? If so, I will link back to your blog the following week. Continue reading

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How to Design your own Artwork – Week #1 Design Challenge

There are a variety of elements used in every artistic design or piece. Principles applied to the elements bring them together in an eye-pleasing cohesive unit. Knowing this can make the difference between being able to produce an attractive or disjointed piece. A design challenge can improve your skill level, inspire you to extend yourself, and give you confidence in your designing skills. My focus is on traditional art but this challenge could apply to any artistic pursuit. Continue reading

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Proverbial Thursday – Global Words of Wisdom

I find there to be profound wisdom in proverbs, sayings and quotes and I marvel at the way they are so succinct in communicating messages to the reader. Mostly anonymous, they come to us from past generations and from across … Continue reading

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Travel theme: Paths

There are many paths to take in life. Here are a few that I found delightful. Continue reading

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Monday Mystery Photo – Last week Mestia

Each Monday, I post a mystery photo, or occasionally a mystery object. I invite you to leave a comment if you think you know the location of this week’s photograph or indeed what it might be. If you guess correctly, … Continue reading

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Proverbial Thursday – Global words of Wisdom

I find there to be profound wisdom in proverbs, sayings and quotes and I marvel at the way they are so succinct in communicating messages to the reader. Mostly anonymous, they come to us from past generations and from across … Continue reading

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Monday Mystery Photo – Last week South Africa

Test your knowledge of Geography and see if you can determine the location of the Mystery Photo. Submissions very welcome. Continue reading

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A Good Match

A good match goes together like birds of a feather! or Gog and Magog The Music seems to agree too: Nothing can separate the mermaid from her rock or good friends:  we are a Good match! Not something to take … Continue reading

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