From Brazil

Today I was joined by lovely Adriana from Brazil for the COPIC Certificaton Class at my home in Berkshire.  Adriana and her husband were delightful and thankfully their english was brilliant! Adriana kindly gave me the card below, which is an easel card but I have led flat for scanning. Have fun with your COPICS. Happy Colouring, Wendy Continue reading..

Autumn COPICific Retreat

Well only 8 weeks until the next COPICific Retreat and i have lots of fun lessons planned including colouring with difficult reds, painting with Copics, Colouring trees and lots more.  I currently have just FOUR places available so early booking is recommended!   The weekend will be at the Milton Hill House hotel near Abingdon in Oxfordshire and is a beautiful setting.  Details of Continue reading..

Sushi Uptown Girls

Having had an enjoyable weekend with friends I thought I'd share this card:)   I hope you like it and that you're having an enjoyable weekend too.  The image is Chelsea and Lauren Sushi Girls from the Uptown Girl range which has been coloured with Copic markers and illustrates paper piecing technique.  http://www.stampsandmemories.co.uk/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=400_406&products_id=4392 Happy Continue reading..

Christmas is coming

A friend on facebook recently told me it was just 149 days to Christmas (must be around 146 now) and no I haven't counted on my calendar to check - I'm just taking her word for it!!!  Anyway if like me you have quite a few cards to make it'll soon be time to start creating.  This new stamp reflects the true meaning of Christmas and was a delight to colour with Copics.  If you like the stamp Continue reading..

New Copic Book

Copic Colouring Guide book - Level 4 Fine detail has just arrived in stock.  Final book in the popular Copic Coloring Guide series. Fine Details is written with the experienced Copic coloring artist in mind. This publication highlights all the important finishing details that will complete an image and give it a polished, professional look. In chapter one, light source is discussed in depth showing Continue reading..

Autumn 2013 COPICific Retreat

Anyone interested in the COPICific Retreat 2013? I'm planning classes and we'll be:- Class 1 – Basic Blending techniques Class 2 – Colouring Metal Class 3 – White Christmas Class 4 – Learn the tricks to help you colour with reds Class 5 - O' Christmas Tree.... Class 6 - Painting with Copics Class 7 - Make a Gift... I'm going to be a fun COPICific weekend! If you Continue reading..

August 2013 Events

Stamps & Memories are on the road again in August -  On Sunday 11th August, we'll be at the Stamperama, Stevenage show.   and on Saturday 17 August, we'll be at the Kintbury Stamping & Cardmaking Show at Kintbury Coronation Hall, Inkpen Road, Kintbury, Hungerford, Berks  RG17 9TZ On Saturday 17th August 2013        Show opens at 10:30 and closes at 4:00pm  Includes Continue reading..