I have three projects I want to showcase today. No 1 is finished while No 2 and 3 I am still busy with. (If you want to know what a W.I.P is have a look at W.I.P.s and vulnerability.) 1) Finished W.I.P. Oak leaf printing/painting. This one, I share with you, is part of the … Continue reading W.I.Ps: Printing, Dyeing, Crochet and Pastels.
Elgin and Grabouw
Roses on the roadside in Elgin, by Morag Noffke. Roses, roses, roses.My overwhelming memory of driving through the orchards in Elgin and Grabouw was of all the roses. The rose is one of my favorite flowers and they felt and looked so abundant lining streets. We were on the lookout for a private airfield that … Continue reading Elgin and Grabouw
Independent and Strong.
Daisy, 2015 pencil crayon by Morag Noffke I came into the world alone I stand firm Independent and strong Making my own choices They are my power I have roots That ground me And leaves That energize and restore me I hold my head of petals up To the Light I receive Its rays And … Continue reading Independent and Strong.
Light and colour, Art process and reflection.
Light and colour, colour burst, pastels, by Morag Noffke. I am enjoying playing with colour at the moment but I added a new challenge of using light. In this painting I explored a yearning that I have had: to paint light coming from behind the flowers from a light source, such as a window. I … Continue reading Light and colour, Art process and reflection.
Happy Mother’s Day
Photos by Morag Noffke Mothering and nurturing is something that we all need; and should do for ourselves. Today, being mother's day, I hope you know that you are special, whether you have cats, dogs or human children you are an important person in their lives. Thank you for your time and care which you … Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day
Victorian crafting Series with Ellie: Easter Eggs
... we scrapped dying and inscribing designs on the eggs and decided to draw designs on instead. This was a delightful solution and pastime.
Victorian Craft Series: Monograms and Cyphers — xYOOPxz
Welcome to the first installment of my Victorian Crafting Series working with Cassell’s Compendium of Victorian Crafts. Morag and I decided to start off with the Monograms and Cyphers because we anticipated that it would be a relatively quick one and also because it would give us something to use as a cohesive image throughout
Mistake in my painting…
Now that I have made the changes I am definitely happier with it even it might not be perfect. Thank you for your comments. I appreciate them.
Do you know how I painted my garden table?
The table before and after. Sitting outside at my table. Before I tell you about my creative process I want to tell you about our habit of sitting outside. I like sitting outside; either alone or with Derek, my husband, or with family or friends. We experience mild weather here most of the year … Continue reading Do you know how I painted my garden table?