Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Knitty Gritty

I took a notion to try out some knitting. My mum taught me some basics a few years ago and I knitted a small scarf then never bothered again. Maybe it’s age, maybe it’s my restless mind or maybe it’s … Continue reading

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New Year!

With a new year comes some little changes. I spent nearly 2 days clearing out my drawing area and reorganising things. It probably looks no different to the picture in my About Me introduction but to me, there’s a massive … Continue reading

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SalemSkye’s a Twit!

Quite by accident and a byproduct of me having to join Twitter to support Book Group Online (they recently had a revamp, launched a Facebook page, fab place to discuss books…) who just launched their own Twitter page, SalemSkye now … Continue reading

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Colour Hue Test

This is kind of fun. Based on the Farnsworth Munsell 100 Hue Test, this colour test asks you to move the tiles in each section into hue order, the first and last tile are fixed, and then you score to … Continue reading

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The Guardian – How to Draw series

I stumbled onto this little wonder the other day and thought you might like to delight in it too. The Guardian newspaper have a How To Draw series featuring childrens’ book authors/illustrators and the images they are associated with. It … Continue reading

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A Long Holiday – Sketches

Family S. went off on holiday to Loch Long this summer. We all had a fantastic time – how could you not in a location like this?         Our cabin was right on the beach. With a … Continue reading

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SalemSkye on Facebook!

I am very pleased to announce that SalemSkye now has a Facebook page. It won’t replace this blog and won’t contain the detail on works or reviews that this blog does, but it will offer support. It is also going … Continue reading

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Salemskye – What a card!

I recently completed my first doggy commission, the beautiful Snoopy, and thought that I should have something to link back to me when I handed the painting over to Snoopy’s lovely owners. So in a fit of complete vanity, I … Continue reading

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Doodlemum

I don’t read womens’ magazines or gossip mags. I don’t watch gossipy, celeb, reality-type shows. But I do like trivial fluff from time to time and for that I turn to the Daily Fail’s gossip column on their website. Usually … Continue reading

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Some Fun…(warning: explicit content!)

  Isn’t that lovely? I know what you are thinking…paint? Pan Pastels? Nope. Eyeshadows. My lovely new 120-colour palette that I have purchased to replace the dozens of broken-lidded, dusty, clumsy, falling apart eyeshadow palettes that I have cluttering up … Continue reading

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