A Rusty Tutorial

I've always been fascinated with rust: the amazing texture, the beautiful contrast of colours (especially when it appears on bluish backgrounds), and the general atmosphere of historical mystery suggested by its presence. Over the years, I have tried a few ways of imitating rust in my artwork and crafts (burnt sienna acrylics, grainy orange embossing [...]

My First (of December) Tutorial: Gift Card Holders

'Tis the most festive month of the year. Happy First of December, everyone! Oh how good it is to finally open the advent calendar: to press into that first window and hear the slight popping of the perforations giving in to reveal a festive image, or – even better – a sweet. After all, I've [...]