Midterm artcamp … Colourful spring and moody muses!!

Theme for the last two days was Spring!! Before the kids are headway into drawing shamrocks and decoupaging mini eggs,  I thought we’d keep it simple and celebrated the start of growth and colour and new life 🌱 Recycling was a start!! We turned these ….    Into these beautiful wind catchers!  Edit        …

finnished sketch 

My mission this summer …. to get some long awaited pictures done of the kids…. Finished this one this morning ….. My daughter Ami x         I’m hoping to also expand my little commission art business as I enjoy bringing photos to life via sketch…. Support by visiting my art page ballyvoneenart ……..

hommage to the cow!!

I completed a commission for a man, his inspiration based on a bank of memories of growing up around the bovine beauties!! Bovine art is all the rage at present …. Inspired by the quizzical and whimsical  close up look of the cow, who’s curiosity pleases us on walks in the countryside …. leaning over…

My tree of life

    Often referred to as the cosmic tree or the holy tree i’ve always loved the tree of life symbol and was inspired last year to create my own!! My tree of life represents for me Mother Nature and human experience intertwined at spirit, reflecting the integral qualities of the universe, rooted in earth, reaching…

Revamped old dining table

My eyes rolled when I saw the old pine dining table in the hallway….  Another piece of furniture we have no room for? My husband is great for picking up stray bits… esp wood, and has great skill in bringing old pieces back to life … But this time I couldn’t see past the fact…

love the way…

love the way… the moon loves the tides unconditioning compulsive steady never doubtful or weak the way the sunflower does the sun inspired positive and strong receive love…. the way a hungry body does food with satisfaction fulfillment and ease the way the droplet and sunbeam fuse and arch into true colours that fill the…

love craft

Cannot believe how times fly! My daughter asked me,’ why do we have Valentines?’ my repy ‘Emmm Its a day to show we love each other!’ thinking to my myself gosh its Feb already! ‘Why is it called Valentines?’, she came back Well now….thats a good one… I said to myself, and out loud said..’..emmm’…

Suncatcher hearts and painted doilies!

Back to art today following a brief break. Inspired by all the heart craft on the run up to valentines, i am making suncatcher hearts later today with the younger ones. I pre cut the heart shapes for this group and they will glue on a selection of coloured tissue paper, to their own taste….

Back 2 Art group!!! 2015

So! We ‘re back to begin a new year of fun and creativity! Challenges will be to adjust to two age groups forming within the friday art group… Im hoping we can pair up for activities with an older and younger pair working together etc. For today I have finger painting mittens and crayon resist…

window painting !!!

When a friend recommended me to the local toy shop to paint the window i was chuffed!…and a little concerned as it was a first! It turned out very enjoyable, getting to map out a design on a large scale window, and assisting in the marketing for the premises and attracting the clients through the…

self reliance and creativity!!

Two years ago I didnt dream I could draw …. my doodles were scribbles and I left my artistic flair in choosing the interior colour scheme for my house, and kids birthday cakes! Driven though by a desire to have sketches of my children and coloured canvases on my walls ( and no budget to…