Monthly Archives: June 2012

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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‘Marbles’

At last a piece of actual work from me. It’s been a while and this one has been on the drawing board, slowly being worked on during that time. I’ve wanted to draw marbles for a while as I have … Continue reading

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Birthday Triat

Did that pun work? It was supposed to sound like ‘Birthday Treat’…ah well. I know it has long passed now but I thought I would mention that Mr. S., the lovely man that he is, gave me a Tria Marker … Continue reading

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A Memo on Moleskines

Moleskine notebooks and sketchbooks are the stuff of legend. Anyone who’s anyone has used them: Picasso, Hemingway, Bruce Chatwin, Van Gogh…and Salemskye. Yes, for my out and about sketching (of which I really need to do more and share more) … Continue reading

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Coloured Pencil Magazine

Each month I buy a couple of coloured pencil magazines digitally and one of those is Coloured Pencil Magazine. Recently I received an email from Sally asking me if I would like to be featured in the magazine under the … Continue reading

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Derwent 30th Anniversary Watercolour Tin

During my recent visit to the Cumberland Pencil Museum – have I mentioned that I went there recently…for my birthday? – I picked up a tin of 12 watercolour pencils that were released in 2011 to commemorate the 30th Anniversary … Continue reading

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Mezimbite Forest Centre

Recently an email came through this site to me from a lovely person called Karim who represented a project called Mezimbite Forest Centre. Their mission statement is simple and very direct: We believe poverty is at the root of ecosystem … Continue reading

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Derwent Carry-All

Firstly before I begin this post, I should apologise most sincerely to the lovely people over at the Cumberland Pencil Museum. They read my post about my recent trip – well, I did direct them to it – and while … Continue reading

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