The day I discovered ACEO cards

Check out these teeny tiny mini paintings! Aren’t they so cute! Today I’m halfway through a personal challenge to paint 50 ACEO paintings. What is an ACEO? An ACEO is a little tiny work of art. ACEO stands for Art Card Originals and Editions. Collecting them is a craze that is sweeping the UK. IContinue reading “The day I discovered ACEO cards”

A work in progress 

5 weeks to go and the countdown is on!  I didn’t quite gauge how much work would be involved when I signed up for the Country Living Mag Christmas Fair this November.  But I am enjoying the challenge of ‘quick-decide-what-your-actual-style-is-and -stick-to-it-then-make- a-tonne-of -art’  That was the biggest challenge – learning what art style of mineContinue reading “A work in progress “

How to frame your canvas paintings 

I’m so excited to have learned today how to frame canvas artwork…on the cheap! Let’s face it , they look 100% better within a frame , and framing artwork can be your biggest outlay. So thank you B&Q store for providing all the tools I need . Here’s a quick run down … Buy someContinue reading “How to frame your canvas paintings “

Lessons learnt

I am sat on my sofa in the midst of a building site that is my new lovely house,drinking mulled wine tonight as I write this. Today was Grassmarket market day. Its March, and it’s rained all day. I’ve had fun however . I’m going to share what I’ve learned today as an amateur inContinue reading “Lessons learnt”