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February 2015

Olympic medley

By |2017-01-10T11:06:39+00:00February 8th, 2015|Categories: by Andy, handmade|Tags: , , , , , |

One lucky buyer has just become the owner of 5 sets of Olympic stamps! I decided to put all the stamps into a single thank you note that looks like this This was done in biro and watercolour with collaged heads from the Evening Standard and some baby magazines. We've got quite a few of [...]

January 2014

Usagi challenges Tomoe

By |2017-01-10T11:06:40+00:00January 2nd, 2014|Categories: by Andy, by Elena, handmade|Tags: , , |

I've discovered that the very best thing in the world is creating art with my wife. We're so different. She likes colouring, I like drawing lines. This piece, based on Stan Sakai's Usagi Yojimbo, was drawn by me and I attempted to colour it too. After letting me make a mess of it, Elena gently [...]

November 2013

Hills by Elena

By |2017-01-10T11:06:41+00:00November 18th, 2013|Categories: by Elena, handmade|Tags: , , , |

Now that we're settled in to our new flat, I've had a little time to start to learn how to watercolour. I've been learning mainly from videos on youtube and this is my first watercolour landscape. It's not actually in Hanoi, but I'm still learning and maybe as I develop I'll start painting from real [...]

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