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Waterfalls

I recently visited Canonteign Falls in Devon. Beautiful place with a playground area for kids too. This is a photo from the base of the waterfall. Sadly I didn’t have the energy to walk to the top but I suspect there are magnificent views. This inspired me to do a waterfall pinterest board with a …

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Ginger

My latest painting is a ginger cat on a glass mug and I added the goldfish bowl for a bit of character! Hope you like him. Trying to get the colour ginger was quite difficult, I used orange, white and a spot of brown in the end. However having looked at other people’s work ginger …

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It’s wet!

My new website is almost ready and I plan to launch it next week. After advice from friends, family and thanks to Phil Deem, Exeter Business Support I’ve added missing information and I think it looks good. I have gone for the paid version, so there is plenty of room for photos! I will let …

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Trying out new things

I’ve just had a lovely short break at The Manor House Arts, Crafts and Sports Hotel near Okehampton in Devon. It is a great place to experiment and have a go at new crafts or sport with tuition provided, without worrying if you’re going to be any good. In fact it’s where I did glass …

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Folksy Friday

Decided to do a Folksy Friday blog today. It is inspired by my first attempt at painting a horse, as mentioned in my last post, although a loose connection! I’m pleased with him and feel that I got the mane right in the end. So my theme for today is brown. I did say it …

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Folksy Friday

My blog today includes some of my favourite things I’ve found on Folksy. There are too many to list, so this is a very small selection! Brooch from Ellie’s Treasures Little Dotty Jewellery Acrylic painting on canvas by GweddusArt Isle of Wight Clock by Dew Drop Crafts

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