Girl About London Town: Old Royal Naval College

Girl About London Town: Old Royal Naval College

A couple of weeks ago London city became centre stage for anyone who enjoys a bit of history and architecture. 700 private buildings opened their doors to the public for the Open House event, that annually takes place for one weekend. Unfortunately, I hadn't planned ahead, so I was unable to see the peruse buildings. [...]

Mandala Monday

Mandala Monday

Many ginger and mint teas later I’m finally feeling better. And, with this flu-free news, I’d like to share my latest mandala; a bold colour palette, featuring three of my favourite shades. This took a lot longer to make as I got ill halfway through working on it. Nevertheless, after battling off the rusty feeling [...]

From Photoshop to Canvas

From Photoshop to Canvas

Like every other designer, I have a favourite tool that I always turn to when I’m drawing. It's like owning a dozen pencils, while most have hardly been touched, one presents itself as being over-sharpened and overused. My overworked digital medium is Photoshop's pen tool. I've mentioned this tool numerous times in previous posts. Today, [...]

Mandala Tuesday

Mandala Tuesday

Missing the intricacy of finely detailed mandalas, I sat down with my trusted tool "the mouse" and got Photoshop up and running. Ready to begin hours of working, drinking hot chocolate and web browsing. Adding my template and guidelines to a blank page, I set the path layer and highlighted the pen tool. Zooming in [...]

Flower Mandala

Flower Mandala

She’s gone missing. For a while, yes. I took a much-needed break, to catch up on my sleep and re-charge all my batteries. I did things the non-blogging way by not carrying a camera or taking pictures of everything in sight with my smartphone.  Back to topic, can you smell the beautiful blooms? I have [...]