As some of you may know I'm a huge movie fan and also a total geek.
Every year I keep a new film diary to keep track of what I have watched, where I watched it, and how I rate those movies.
I have decided that for 2011 I would put this diary online. So here it is...
Entries will be live from January 1st 2011.
Thursday, December 23, 2010
Having little to do is great - I've been so productive these last few weeks!
I hate to think of what it's going to be like next year when I'm back at college. All these creative juices are bound to dry right up...
Anyway, here's a terrible photo showing the new small drawing I've started. Pleased so far.
Wednesday, December 22, 2010
Tuesday, December 21, 2010
Again, being bored I thought I'd try something a bit different for me - a simple study of white still life.
Not looking too bad at the moment, but a lot of work to go. Terrible photo quality too so I apologise for that.
Reference photo here on WetCanvas
Monday, December 20, 2010
Thursday, December 16, 2010
Very pleased with this. About 2 hours or so work, all in HB pencil on cartridge paper.
There are a few things I wish I'd done better, such as the eyelashes, but I got stuck and didn't know what to do.
Wednesday, December 15, 2010
Tuesday, December 14, 2010
- Make enough felt plushies (at least 15) to list on Etsy and make at least one sale before I go back to college in April
- Complete at least one full size painting in acrylic (A4 or larger)
- Finally experiment with the watercolours I bought an age ago
- Do one finished drawing/sketch a month
- Finish one amigurumi animal a quarter
- Take photos and print them on hard copies once a quarter
All achievable? Let's hope so!
Monday, December 13, 2010
Wow, I'm not letting up on this new crochet skill with my third project fully underway.
Let me introduce you to Sniffer. He's a small and friendly pup currently half finished.
I'm really enjoying this one and it's my first time changing colours on the go.
He should be finished shortly.
Saturday, December 11, 2010
Wednesday, December 08, 2010
Tuesday, December 07, 2010
Friday, December 03, 2010
So, here's my first finished crochet piece. He's Stumpy McDoodle (although he didn't actually end up that stumpy!), and he was an enormous learning curve.
There are a lot of mistakes in there (mainly the fact that I didn't realise you had to weave in the end; I just cut them off so I'm expecting him to unravel anytime soon), but I am pleased how he came out for a very first project.
Wednesday, December 01, 2010
After finally managing to teach myself the very basics of crochet, including circles and tubes (which believe me were the bane of my life until I got them right!), I have taken on my first proper amigurumi patter - this polar bear.
Here is where I'm at so far:
Looks like a fish, not a polar bear!! That is supposed to be his head and the start of his body.
Here's hoping it starts to look more bear-like as I continue!