Posted in April 2012

Day 28: Inspired by a flag

Day 28: Inspired by a flag

  Rather than a flag I did the college crests of St Catharine’s College, Cambridge and of Cambridge University itself. Confession: I did these for my MA graduation about a month ago but they fit perfectly here! [This post was originally published on my Tumblr account on the date given above: I imported it to … Continue reading

Day 27: Inspired by artwork

Day 27: Inspired by artwork

Jackson Pollock. I achieved this effect through a means of sponging (white onto my blue base) and splatter (everything else). I’m pleased with how these turned out, especially after I mattified them. It looks like I just used real paint! [This post was originally published on my Tumblr account on the date given above: I … Continue reading

Day 26: Inspired by a pattern

Day 26: Inspired by a pattern

Poppies (print from BM-203). I thought that using a stamping plate was a fair way to interpret this challenge! [This post was originally published on my Tumblr account on the date given above: I imported it to WordPress, with some small edits, in late November 2012.]

Day 24: Inspired by a book

Day 24: Inspired by a book

  Nails on fire (‘The Hunger Games’). I read the first book in the series just recently and was very happy to read about Katniss’s nail art! I think it’s the first fictional nail art I’ve encountered… This is probably more biker chic than Capitol glamour but I liked it anyway. [This post was originally … Continue reading

Day 22: Inspired by a song

Day 22: Inspired by a song

Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (I wish it hadn’t smudged when I applied top coat! Too impatient!). I LOVE the Beatles! [This post was originally published on my Tumblr account on the date given above: I imported it to WordPress, with some small edits, in late November 2012.]