Sunday, 3 January 2010

Happy New Year

Happy New Year to you all... It's about time I added something to this sadly neglected blog! I have decided to join Kate Crane's monthly calendar challenge, it was something I half-heartedly attempted last year, but didn't manage to finish. So I hope the support of a challenge will keep me going this time.

I decided on icy colours for January - to match the current weather - and a motive of clocks to represent the preciousness of time. The background was created by spraying a mist of aqua Creative Colourspray over Tim Holtz timeworks masks. I then masked off the calendar squares and buffed blue PanPastel over the page before shading each box with blue metallic coloured pencil. The lettering was done by hand.

And what exciting news for the first entry of 2010 - the arrival of our 2nd granddaughter safe and sound at 10am! Mother and baby both doing well.


  1. Welcome to the 2010 365 art calendar challenge. Delighted to have you on board, and what a great calendar page to begin the year :-) Don't worry - we won't let you give up this time LOL! Congrats on the new grand-daughter, what a lovely way to start the year x

  2. What a great 1st calendar page - definitely matches up with the weather outside... Congratulations on your new grand-daughter and Happy New Year....Kirsti..x

  3. Thanks for visiting my blog and leaving your sweet encouragement.
    I'm so glad I saw your gorgeous calendar. I hope you will keep up with the project and continue to share your results.

  4. Thanks for visiting my blog and leaving a comment. Your January pages look great. It will be fun seeing tehm all at the end of the month....x

  5. This is wonderful, I love this idea.

    Think I'll have a go and see if I can make a whole month of Art Journaling.

    Best wishes



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