Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Face Mirror Makeover

A teeny-weeny makeover project I did a couple of months back. The daughter bragged about my arty skills to a teacher who promptly handed her this face mirror from her purse to refurbish.

Some sanding, a few coats of base paint, and then this simple minimalistic design did the trick. Unfortunately the yellow anthers against the mustard backdrop don't show up too well in the pictures.

Glad the teacher liked the finished look though. 😊


Thursday, March 23, 2017

Botanical Drawings

Lately I am leaning a lot towards botanical drawings. Given the paucity of time for my creative endeavours, these are quick, relatively easy to make and satisfy my creative cravings.

However some get long-drawn in their completion - like these flowering aloe vera.

Scraggly, thorny, unkempt aloe bushes on my neighbour's terrace suddenly sprouted these dainty long stems and bright red flowers, heralding the end of winter and the coming of spring. Sights like these reaffirm that faint flicker of hope and faith in the human heart. Which is why I named it Rise....



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