Crudoodle – Free Digital Stamp, Girl Talk

It’s time for a little girl talk. Did you ever make a telephone out of paper cups or tin cans and string, when you were little and then see if you could really talk through them?  I did.  They really work!  Of course, unlike in my new Crudoodle, the string has to be kept tight […]

New Art, Ice Cream Inspirations – Watermelon Ice

It’s the last week of Twinkle Twinkle’s Summer of Color 2, Ice Cream Inspirations.  I’ve had so much fun with each week’s flavor and this week’s was no different. This week our inspiration was Watermelon Ice. Watermelon Ice  Using the fabulous colors in the ice cream, this is the art that I came up with […]

Friday Art Feature – Sarah Aiston

Happy Friday to all of you lovely readers.   This week’s Featured Artist is  Sarah Aiston Artist Sarah Aiston When did you decide you wanted to be an artist?  Are you self taught or did you take art at school?  I was creative from a young age, I would spend hours drawing and making things. […]

Artists Card and Tag Tuesdays – Twas The Night Before Christmas

It’s Christmas in July! This week’s inspiration for your art card or tag is “Twas The Night Before Christmas”. Here are a few words of inspiration for you taken from the poem: Christmas, St. Nicholas, mouse, night cap, night, rooftop, sleigh, reindeer, stockings, chimney, wreath I made a greeting card this week using the words […]

Crudoodle – Free Digital Stamp, Flora Colored Version

This week’s Free Crudoodle Digital Stamp is a colored version of Flora.  I colored Flora today to use in a badge that I have created for the artists who have been featured in my Friday Art Feature. Flora, free Crudoodle Digital Stamp used in  “I was a featured artist  at Cruzines” badge. I thought Flora […]

New Art – Ice Cream Inspirations, Wild ‘n Reckless Sherbet

Making the deadline for the fourth week of Twinkle Twinkle’s Summer of Color Two by the skin of my teeth.  It’s been a busy few days around here. This week’s flavor was Wild’n Reckless Sherbet, full of bright blues, greens and hot fruit punch pink. Wild ‘n Reckless Sherbet The wild took over in my […]

Friday Art Feature – Teal Newcomb

Hi everyone!  How’s your summer treating you so far?  I hope it’s a lovely one. This week’s Featured Artist is Teal Newcomb I’m intrigued by the name of your website, Metal Kirin Illustration.  Where did the name come from?The name is meant to symbolise something like contrasting duality, Metal = modernity and industry, and Kirin […]

Artists Card & Tag Tuesdays – Christmas in July

Welcome to Artists Card and Tag Tuesdays. Artists Card and Tag Tuesdays is not longer running.  Thanks! July’s Theme is Christmas in July This week’s Inspiration is “Walking In A Winter Wonderland” Create an Art Tag or Art Card using the lyrics of Winter Wonderland for inspiration.  Then link your creation up below…. way below […]

Crudoodle – Happy Snowman & Something New!

It’s been hot and humid for the past two weeks and I’ve been doing wintery artwork to try to take my mind off of the heat.  This week’s free Crudoodle Digital Stamp is a Happy Snowman.  I promise he won’t melt no matter how hot the weather gets outside. Happy Snowman, Crudoodle Digital Stamp by […]

It’s Cold Outside…, I wish! New Art

The hot weather over the past two weeks had me hiding inside trying to stay cool.  It might have inspired other artists to create beautiful beach scenes or girls in summery dresses or bathing suits.  You would expect that it most likely would.  Not me.  For some strange reason, I ventured into this winter coat […]

Friday Art Feature – Marianne Mathiasen

This has been a hot and steamy week weather wise.  I hope if you’re having the same, you’re staying nice and cool. This week’s Featured artist is Marianne Mathiasen Artist, Marianne Mathiasen How and why did you become a fantasy artist?I have always loved fantasy art. As a child I loved fairy tales, and I […]

New Art – Ice Cream Inspirations, Strawberry Lemonade Punch

The third week of Twinkle Twinkle’s Summer of Color 2 inspires a pretty color combination of pinks and yellows in the ice cream flavor, Strawberry Lemonade Punch. Strawberry Lemonade Clouds by Tori Beveridge 2012 Here’s the ice cream that inspired it…it looks so delicious… Strawberry Lemonade Punch, the inspiration for  Week 3 of  Twinkle Twinkle’s […]