5 things I liked this week – 2.2.18

1. The last few days of Lisa Congdon’s pattern month, I loved doing cups and house plants (blog post coming tomorrow). 2. There’s a new painting month on Creativebug for February, this time it’s acrylic paint and is taught by Courtney Cerruti. 3. Some good runs. 4. Finally getting round to having a go at…

Concertina book

Concertina book from J Lacer on Vimeo (bit jerky, sorry, it’s not the best video but on the plus side, it’s short!) I worked my way through Lisa Congdon’s Creative Bootcamp over on Creativebug, sharing the various pieces I did in my Sneak Peaks (here, here, here, here and here) but I never did blog the final…

Sneak peak – going ‘outside’

This week on Lisa Congdon’s Creative Bootcamp, it’s all about going outside. In the video lessons, Lisa draws outside but also works inside too, from photos and I’ve had to do the latter this week, as the weather hasn’t been very good and I haven’t had much time. The two photos I worked from were…

5 things I liked this week – 27.1.17

1. Going out for a family meal at Byron’s, which is an odd thing to like, as I don’t like burgers and I couldn’t eat one of their chicken burgers at the time, as my TMJ was really bad (I ended up having a side of macaroni cheese) but it was just nice to get…

Sneak peak – even more inspiration from Lisa Congdon

I’m still doing Lisa Congdon’s Creative Boot Camp over on Creativebug. This week was about messy sketchbooks, which are old books that you repurpose as sketchbooks to practice and be messy in. Above is one of my attempts.

Sneak peak – more Lisa Congdon inspiration

I’m still working through Lisa Congdon’s creative boot camp over on Creativebug. This week has been about colour, particularly about the effect of muting various colours with white. The piece above was inspired by her work. The creative boot camp has been perfect timing for, what for me, is a really difficult time of year…