Art and Crafts

Art and crafts blog posts about all things art, crafts and design by Annabel Potter. Includes other artists work as well as Annabel’s and art found during her travels.

Memories

Thought I’d squeeze in a 2nd post this month. With two weekends away & the hot weather making me feel shattered, my blog has taken a back burner! One of my weekends away was to London. I visited some art galleries, which are always inspiring and had the added advantage of being air-conditioned! Many years …

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All New

Last week was a week of new things, so I thought I’d write about some of them and would love to hear your thoughts 1) I had a go at painting in a different style, slightly abstract. This was in miniature form and started out with one of my bees and a rose, so initially …

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Mistakes can be good!

I’ve just painted a horse on a coaster and only when I’d finished him did I realise that I’d painted on the wrong side of the coaster! The fused glass coasters I use, hand-made in the UK by Bea Schirmer, have a shiny side and a slightly rough side. I usually paint on the rough …

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Experimenting

Oh dear, hadn’t realised it was quite so long since I wrote my last blog post! In my defence I have been away for some of that time and I’ve been experimenting with combining acrylic painting with glass painting. As you probably now know I love trying new ideas but this time I am sticking …

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