Thursday, 23 March 2017

This week's theme: Pets!

A fun one this week. Anything pet related....favourite companion reptiles, cats, dogs, hens, chipmunks...etc...even some new ones we may not have heard of!

Wednesday, 22 March 2017

The Craft of the Chandler

Here is a word I did not know the definition of! According to dictionary.com:

Chandler : a person who makes or sells candles and sometimes other items of tallow or wax, as soap

Sunday, 19 March 2017

The Artist's World

We have visitors at the moment so difficult to get into the workroom for any meaningful collage. Here's one from the archive you may not have seen before.

the cobbler's dream

 
As Edgar A. Poe expressed it:
 
      Is all that we see or seem
      But a dream within a dream?

A collage of portraits ..


Since this is an 'arts and crafts' theme and I just can't stop painting and drawing the last few weeks, I thought I would include this gallery of portraits I made today ;))

Edwin Resisted All Suggestion That His Basket Weaving Made Him Squirrely

"Basket Weaving, an innocuous activity of early occupational therapy is also the go-to trope for all things mental and pointless.

Why? Where did it all go wrong? Why so much hate for basket weaving? And what does this do for the therapy modalities associated with it?"

To continue reading:

http://whereapy.com/blog/therapy-blunder-basket-weaving

Crafting with Carradine