Copic Marker Mermaid

Hello hello. A few of you may know I just took the AMAZING Mermaid Circus class online with Jane Davenport and Teesha Moore - swoon! I've had a ball, though in the usual Sparkle Tart fashion I don't think I'll ever finish all of the lessons! One of the challenges was to draw a face and shade using Copic markers, I won't be telling you Jane's secrets for doing this but I will be showing you my results. Now if... Read more →

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Doodling for Beginners

So you've seen some truly fabulous doodling on Pinterest and Google Images and you'd like to try it for yourself, but one problem - where do you start? Well if you are a doodling newbie then start here, but be sure to check out my section on DOODLING as this page is really only a very brief introduction. What Is Doodling? What is a doodle anyway? Wikipedia defines a doodle as: 'an unfocused or unconscious drawing made while a person's... Read more →

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Copic 'K' Journal Page

Today I thought I'd share a page from my Copic Art Journal. YES this did take a while to finish, but as you may know, I was recently 'out-of-action' for a total of 3 months and not able to do much except lay in in reclining chair (it was a looooong 3 months) - so I had time to spare and not much else to do :O) This page kept me happily busy for a while between the doodling and... Read more →

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Bloom Journal page

Magicals - Journal Page I was completely chuffed when Tracey (the owner of Lindy's Stamp Gang) asked each of the Design Team members to create some projects for display at CHA 2012 Winter. I've been playing with Zentangling lately so thought I'd combine my Magicals (fabulous powder paints) with some tangle inspired designs and came up with this - it's totally different from anything else LSG had on display, but I don't think that's a bad thing. What I used:... Read more →

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