Alhambra Painting

As mentioned in my previous post, I have always been a fan of the painterly style. I thought it would be a good time to try it out for this IDOT project, especially since I was in a painting mood. I just started out drawing the outline of this, but it wasn’t long until I…

Mood Boards

Somehow, I have ended up with two mood boards for this project. That’s right people, two mood boards = two projects. I might have double the workload, but it is so worth it. I am looking at two very different aspects of Edinburgh. City Warmth City Warmth is about finding the warmth you can find…

Face Embroidery

I started this project on Christmas Day 2017. It was the end of a bit of a tragic year for my family, so this project was to avoid a bit of a sad Christmas Day. This embroidery was inspired by a charcoal portrait drawing of my dad. My dad didn’t actually like the drawing, he…

Drawing at the Botanics

I can tell you, drawing flowers at the Edinburgh Botanical Gardens is a very nice way to spend a lonely Valentines Day. We were at the gardens for a floral inspired drawing project to get us to learn how to be more creative with our drawing techniques. Before we entered the garden, we had to…

On The Page

This project was one of the weirder ones at university. I think it wasn’t helped by the week six chest infection and the very bad cough that came along with it. But anyway, the aim for the project was about making and being creative with the odd bits and pieces you had and making them…

Observational Drawings

This week in my Textiles lessons, we have been focusing on observational drawings. I have never really enjoyed observationals until now because, at A-Level, you are allowed to use certain techniques that suit your topic.  I am just going to talk you through a few of my favourites. Black Pen and Water This is my favourite…

Three hours in Seville

If you ever see Seville, you will realise what a beautiful city it is. I have seen this city twice before, when the temperatures have not been in the high 30s and low 40s, hence the flying visit. The city is full of Moorish history, and you can see it in its architecture. The palace in Seville, the…