Wednesday, 4 May 2016

Altered Cabinet Card

Finding old cabinet cards and giving them new life is always challenging and fun.  I hope everyone has a good time with this challenge!

Wednesday, 27 April 2016

BIRDY, BIRDY


Our theme for this week is BIRDY, BIRDY and I'm sure your creativity will  shine as you get cracking with all things BIRDS.

Have fun.

For credits pop along to Taluulas

Wednesday, 20 April 2016

The Three Muses Challenge - CROCKERY

This week at the Muses the theme is CROCKERY.  Any type of crockery will do - teacup and saucer, teapot, coffee pot, bowl, mug.  Have fun.  For details of sample picture, click HERE

Wednesday, 13 April 2016

ABSTRACT

Abstract is pretty much that which is thought to be apart from specific objects or actual instances.  Believe it or not, this started to be geometric, and somehow ended up here!   Now I'm not sure it's actually abstract!   I'm looking forward to seeing the other entries.   I hope you all had a good time with the challenge.

Wednesday, 6 April 2016

STEAMPUNK HATS


Hi, it's me Ann, and this week my challenge to you is to create a STEAMPUNK HAT. 

I'm sure you will have loads of great ideas for hats but just in case you need a little help to get you started here is a sample for your inspiration.

Enjoy!

This is Miss Isabella Pink and if you would like to know who she is then pop along to Taluulas 

Wednesday, 30 March 2016

FRIENDS


The theme for our challenge this week is FRIENDS, so will it be old friends, new friends, pen friends, blog friends ..... 

I'm sure you'll have loads of great ideas but just in case you need a little help to get started here is a sample for your inspiration.

Has anyone seen my red handbag?

Enjoy!

If you want to know who these partners in crime are just pop along to Taluulas for the back story.  

Wednesday, 23 March 2016

The Three Muses Challenge - Dance

This week at The Three Muses the challenge theme is DANCE.  Any type of dancing will do.  Have fun and click HERE for details.

Wednesday, 16 March 2016

TRUNK/TREASURE CHEST

A trip down memory lane to grandma's attic.  See my blog for credits  http://indybev.blogspot.com

Wednesday, 9 March 2016

The Three Muses Challenge - ANYTHING WITH WINGS

This week at the Muses the theme is ANYTHING WITH WINGS.  The sample picture takes a Mail Art  look but, as long as there are wings, anything will do.  Have fun.  For details click HERE

Wednesday, 2 March 2016

The Three Muses Challenge - Something Blue

Ann (Taluula) is still away, travelling around New Zealand for six weeks.  She has left this beautiful sample picture to inspire us this week.  The theme is SOMETHING BLUE.  Include shades of blue in your artwork and have fun along the way. 

Wednesday, 24 February 2016

ALPHABET SOUP

While looking for a dictionary page with "maiden" on it, I came across the word "magniloquence".  It's new to me.  Isn't it a wonderful word?   Art just opens our eyes in so many ways.  I hope you've enjoyed your art journey this week!  Credits are on my blog http://indybev.blogspot.com

Wednesday, 17 February 2016

The Three Muses Challenge - LOVE

This week at the Muses the theme is LOVE which could mean a belated Valentine, or something you love doing or love seeing.  The choices are endless.  The lady in the picture loves her art and, as the quote says, art is the only way to run away without leaving home.  Have fun.  For credits click HERE

Wednesday, 10 February 2016

The Three Muses Challenge - Go Fish

This week Ann has supplied the sample picture even though she is now touring New Zealand and will be away from her home in England for seven weeks.  The picture is not linked to her blog page but I know that this beautiful digital painting is a Taluula original.  She has used her own photo of a townscape and treated it to some digital magic. 

Our theme is "Go Fish" and anything fishy goes!!  Have fun.

Wednesday, 3 February 2016

GYPSIES

Gypsies, sometimes called Travelers or Romany, are a fascinating and colorful people.  Hopefully everyone will have enjoyed bringing them to life in their art this week.  For a bit of a story about them, see http://indybev.blogspot.com

Wednesday, 27 January 2016

The Three Muses Challenge - Doors, Doorways.

This week the theme at the Muses is DOORS/DOORWAYS.  Any door will do.

Click HERE for details.

Wednesday, 20 January 2016

I'M SCARED OF


Hi it's me Ann, and this week my challenge is for you to journal some of what scares you most.  As always, I'm sure you're creativity will be overflowing, but just in case you need a helping hand to get started here is a sample for your inspiration.

Enjoy!

For credits please pop along to to Taluula's.

Wednesday, 13 January 2016

VINTAGE COLLAGE


I've chosen VINTAGE COLLAGE for the theme this week at the Muses.  I'm sure you won't need it but just in case you need a little help to get you started here is a sample for your inspiration.

Looking forward to seeing what you create.

Enjoy!

If you want to know who this handsome chap is why not pop along to Taluulas.




Wednesday, 6 January 2016

HEART

I chose a whimsical approach to my challenge this week, but I'm looking forward to all sorts of hearts from all of you!

Wednesday, 30 December 2015

The Three Muses Challenge - Take Time

It's time to bring out all those New Year resolutions!  Time is our theme this week at the Muses.  Anything goes.  (I cut a skirt for the lady who was previously showing her knickers).  Click HERE
for details.  Here's wishing our friends a very happy and prosperous New Year.

Wednesday, 23 December 2015

ALTER A MASTERPIECE


Hi, it's me Ann, and my challenge to you for this Christmas week is to mess up a master or to ALTER A MASTERPIECE.

This is one you can have lots of fun with I'm sure and I can't wait to see your artwork but just in case you need a little help to get you started here is one I made earlier.

If you can identify this wanton woman or who painted her AND also for credits just pop along to Taluulas 

Have fun.

Wednesday, 16 December 2015

RAINBOWS

Rainbows are such magic things.....variegated highways in the skies.  It occurred to me Santa and his reindeer might like to ride the rainbow highway on their way to take toys to children everywhere.   That's my fantasy, and I'm stickin' to it!   I hope you had fun too!

Wednesday, 9 December 2015

The Three Muses Challenge - The games we play

This week at the Muses the theme is "the games we play".  Any game will do - bingo, Scrabble, crosswords, jigsaws even Snakes and Ladders and playing cards.  Have fun.  Click HERE for details.

Wednesday, 2 December 2015

MARRAKESH


My theme here at the Muses this week is MARRAKESH with its heat, colours, sights, sounds and smells.

I'm sure you'll be bubbling over with ideas for something to create but just in case you need a little help here is a sample to get you started.

Enjoy!


Wednesday, 25 November 2015

FLYING

This would be the next best thing to flying dreams.  I'm looking forward to some alternative forms of flying this week!   Thanks for participating.

Wednesday, 18 November 2015

The Three Muses Challenge - Transportation

This week at the Muses the theme is TRANSPORTATION.  Any means of transportation will do - cars, buses, trucks, bicycles, planes, trains, trams .... have fun!!  For details of sample picture click HERE

Wednesday, 11 November 2015

QUIRKY ME


This week, my challenge to you is to own up to something quirky that you do and then to 'spill the beans' in the form of a journal page.   I know you all have a quirky side and so all you need to do is come clean about at least one of your quirks.

But just in case you are a little shy to get started let me be the first to publish my journal for your inspiration.

Have fun!

For credits and to know my true level of quirkiness just pop along to Taluulas

Wednesday, 4 November 2015

WINDMILL

 I hope you've all enjoyed a visit to windmills, as they are quickly passing from the American scene.  See my blog HERE for my memories and credits. 

Wednesday, 28 October 2015

The Three Muses Challenge - HAUTE COUTURE

This week at the Muses our challenge theme is HAUTE COUTURE.  I have chosen the  days of Jane Austen and the Bronte sisters.  Feel free to highlight any period in fashion history.  Have fun.  Click HERE

Wednesday, 21 October 2015

ARTIST OR ARTIST STYLE


This week my challenge to you is to take inspiration from a favourite ARTIST or ARTISTIC STYLE.

I can't wait to see who inspired you but just in case you need a little help to get you started here's a sample for your inspiration.

Visit Maggie Taylor here Maggie Taylor

For credits pop along to Taluulas.

Have fun.

Wednesday, 14 October 2015

CASTLE

Who hasn't dreamed of mysterious castles and handsome princes.  I've shown you my castle, can't wait to see yours!  

Wednesday, 7 October 2015

POSTAGE STAMP PEOPLE


Hi, it's me Ann, and this week I'm challenging you to create POSTAGE STAMP PEOPLE art.  As always, I'm confident you'll have tons of your own ideas for this one, but just in case you do need a little help to get you started here's a sample for your inspiration.  :D

Have fun!

To know the story behind this little encounter and for credits why not pop along to Taluulas.

Wednesday, 30 September 2015

The Three Muses Challenge - MUSIC

This week at the Muses the theme is MUSIC - anything to do with music - musicians, music manuscripts, musical instruments.  Have fun!  Click HERE for details.

Wednesday, 23 September 2015

APPLES

I hope everyone enjoyed a trip to the apple orchard.   It's a nostalgic time of year for me.  For credits (and memories) see my blog here.      
Bev

Wednesday, 16 September 2015

SHADES OF WHITE

Hi, it's me Ann, and this week I'm challenging you to create artwork from SHADES OF WHITE. 

As always, I'm sure you will be bursting with ideas but just in case you need a little help to get you started here is a sample for your inspiration.

Have fun

Pop along to Taluulas for credits.


Wednesday, 9 September 2015

The Three Muses Challenge - Autumn Leaves

This week at the Muses the theme is AUTUMN LEAVES.  For details of this sample picture, click HERE

Wednesday, 2 September 2015

Three Muses - Freestyle/Quote

Now here's a bit of wisdom for everyone!  I'm proud to open the challenge, since I just finished upgrading to Windows 10, and my screen print is miniscule.  I hope by next year I will be able to find the &^%$ start menu and change it.   As of now, they seem to have it successfully secreted, Lord knows where.  I'm quite grumpy, as you may notice.    Credits are on my blog for this one here

Wednesday, 26 August 2015

SUPER POWERS


This week my challenge to you is to choose your self a SUPER POWER  and then to show us what it would be.

I'm sure there will be no end to the number of ideas for a super power you will have, but just in case you need a little help to get you started here is a sample for your inspiration.

Have fun!

Pop along to Taluulas for credits and to see the extent of her super powers.

Wednesday, 19 August 2015

The Three Muses Challenge - BACKGROUNDS WITH TEXTS

This week at the Three Muses our theme is BACKGROUNDS WITH TEXTS.  I love using texts in digital art and I hope you will enjoy them too.  Have fun.  Click HERE for details.

Wednesday, 12 August 2015

FEATHERED FRIENDS

This is where my muse led me for my feathered friends challenge.  I can't wait to see where your muse has taken you!  Story on my blog HERE .  

Wednesday, 5 August 2015

WEATHER .. OR NOT


This week I'm challenging you to create art inspired by the WEATHER in your part of the world.   As ever, I'm sure you will have lots of creative ideas for your art but just in case you need a little help to get you going here is a sample for your inspiration.

Looking forward to seeing how the weather is treating you.

Have fun!

For credits and to see more about the British weather pop along to Taluulas.


Wednesday, 29 July 2015

BLUE AND WHITE


My theme for you for this week is BLUE and WHITE which I'm sure will inspire you to create some wonderful art but just in case you need a little help to get you started here is a sample for your inspiration.

To see why I chose blue and white as my theme and for credits please pop along to Taluulas.

Have fun and enjoy!

Wednesday, 22 July 2015

The Three Muses Challenge - BOOKS

This week at the Three Muses the challenge theme is BOOKS.  Have fun working a book into your artwork!  For details click HERE - Enlarge for a better view.

Wednesday, 15 July 2015

STREET ART

Some people find clowns frightening -- and I'm not so sure they're wrong.  I wouldn't want to meet this guy in a dark alley!   Big brother and little sister are being very brave!  For more info, see my blog HERE

Wednesday, 8 July 2015

Three Muses Challenge - Stars

This week the theme for our challenge is STARS - stars of the celestial variety or stars of stage and screen.  Have fun!  For details of sample picture click HERE

Wednesday, 1 July 2015

BEATLE SONGS


Hi, it's me Ann, and this week we have BEATLE SONGS as our theme at the Three Muses.   As always I'm sure you will create some wonderful imagery, but just in case you need a little help to get you started here is a sample for your inspiration.

I'm posting early this week as I am traveling to Greece for a couple of weeks' holiday in an hour or so ... taking my own Euros!

I'm sure you will know which song this one is inspired by but if you need a  hint (and for credits)  please pop along to Taluulas.

Have fun!

Wednesday, 24 June 2015

APPLE

There's no smell sweeter than an apple barn, unless it's apple pie in the oven!  For credits, see my blog HERE

Wednesday, 17 June 2015

The Three Muses Challenge - FISH

As mentioned in the sneak peek, we often use fish in our artwork but they rarely have starring roles.  If you would like to know how Harry and Sally were created, click HERE  Have fun.

Wednesday, 10 June 2015

MALE OF THE SPECIES


My challenge to you for this week is to create whatever takes your fancy on the theme of the MALE of the species.

I'm sure you'll have lots of great ideas but just in case you need a little help to get you started here is a  sample for your inspiration.

Have fun!

Don't forget to pop along to Taluulas for credits and to see who else might be lurking there.




Wednesday, 3 June 2015

Three Muses - Circus

I always loved Emmet Kelly, and Barbra Streisand's "Send in the Clowns" never failed to remind me of him.   I hope you all enjoyed the circus challenge!
(I'm opening the challenge a bit early.  I'm on my way to my grandson's 40th birthday dinner!)

Wednesday, 27 May 2015

The Three Muses Challenge - WEDDINGS

This week at the Muses the theme is WEDDINGS.  My sample doesn't have a happy ending.  Make sure to read the lyrics above!!  Click HERE for information about this picture.