Creating A Life Less Ordinary Through Art / creative corner - watercolours

Finding Nemo Meets Dylusions

This is what happens when Dylusions' Under the Sea critters meet the theme "movie quote".

I know its the seaguls that are famous for the quote "mine mine mine..." but I'm sure the little crabs said it too! As well as "hey hey" :) lol Will just have to watch the movie again!


The background was made using Distress Ink Sprays (Dylusions Ink Sprays and watercolourscan also be used) then stamped with the...
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Scribble Sticks go to the Circus

My latest art journal page for a swap with friends for the theme of "circus".

Hand drawn and painted onto Liquitex acrylic paper using Dina Wakley's fabulous Scribble Sticks with a waterbrush. I also used Winsor & Newton Watercolour Paint Sticks (not much this time, mostly used Dina's) and Dylusions Paint Pens(the red and white) for a few details with a splash of white acrylic paint for the fabric....
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Calypso

Calypso was my inspiration for my art journal page. She is a Sea Goddess well known for sinking ships, making big waves in stormy seas and putting curses on pirates. The theme "goddess" was for Tash's journal - part of the AAJS.

This first photo is a work in progress pic with my original sketch behind. I used my favourite paints Tambi Gansai and the Distress watercolour markers with a few other...
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Full Moon DAJ

My latest magical piece of art is this beautiful painting of the Moon and Earth.

Created for the theme "Moon" in a DAJ swap (deconstructed art journal)... basically you create an art journal page back and front, 8"x8" in size.

The whole piece was hand painted with the gorgeous Gansai Tambi watercolours, stamped using Distress ink and white Sharpie used for the highlights and a few details.


The trees...
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There's an Elephant in my Journal

I love elephants. They're incredible, kind, compassionate and strong with such beautiful wise old eyes and big hearts!

I've drawn so many of them often over the years including this one I sketched in pen and wash the other day.

I drew the elephant a tad crooked so decided that he's just scratching his leg on the tree!

My ellie and mouse were drawn with a Derwent Graphic Line Maker in .3 and I used a...
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