Holly and Lights

Hi there, this month, as we creep closer to Christmas I thought we should get a little festive. I began by sketching out some holly and some lights, you could easily use a holly leaf stamp instead of drawing. I outlined each item with Letraset Fineliners, the 0.3mm and the 0.5mm. I then selected several […]


  Good morning all, hope you are all having a good week It’s that time again where I get to share with you all Before I start: If you are looking for the winner of my last giveaway, please checkout the details on my BLOG HERE. This week I am using another of the fantastic single […]

Adding Texture to Fur

Hi, It’s Enfys here today with a quick little video on how to add some texture to fur on all those cute animal stamps. This little bear is a digital image from the Winston CD rom by Polkadoodles   Before you grab a coffee and watch, I have a giveaway on my blog today, go […]

Fall Stamp Art Layout

  I adore the changing colors of fall!  The oranges, rusts, burgundy, faded and dark greens; even purples!  The layout is done by stamping with coloring and blending. I know my students are afraid to do any kind of blending with ProMarkers.  I tell them they can just start out by coloring as though they […]

How to create 3 different textures, using a one colour blender set – Promarkers

I can’t believe it’s that time already! It’s time for my next instalment! This week I am using one of the fantastic single colour Promarker blending sets from Letraset. You get 5 different shades of the colour and a blender pen. These blending sets are fantastic sets as all the work of picking the right colours to blend, […]

Manga Character Design: Magical Girl

Today, we are going to talk about that bastion of anime and manga, the iconic and well-loved flagship of Japanese cuteness and ‘moe’ sensibilities… the Magical Girl. It forms a huge part of many ‘Shoujo’ stories and can happen across different settings and time periods as a form of escapism and empowerment of a lead […]

Tonal Value: Lighting A Scene #6

Welcome back to this series of posts on lighting scenes! This time, we’re going to be doing something a little different… It’s been a while since the last post, so here’s where we left off! The tasks I identified at the end of the last post were the need for colour variation, and a few […]

Making Washi Tape from Safmat

Hi everyone, it’s Enfys here, today I am sharing a video about Safmat – the wonderful, versatile self adhesive printing film, I wanted to show how easy it was to make your sentiments – print your own poems, sayings, personalize your greetings, and layer them anywhere on your card to be totally transparent. Or make […]