Wednesday, 1 February 2023

Frosty Seedlings Collage

 I surprised myself by finishing the page I started last week in my sketchbook.  Still working on the winter garden theme and loving it!

    Some detailed shots... 

   ... the photo on the left shows 'Frosted Crystal' Distress embossing powder - I just love it's matte texture - so frosty!

I've also done some little ink doodles with a view to using them in collages.   These are currently on my desk, along with stencil brushes to be put away and the sketch book that should be back on it's shelf!

Some photo collages with the doodles for my velvet moth photography blog - the MakroTex challenge theme this week is 'collage'.   

I'm joining in with Julia over at WOYWW this week, a great place for seeing what other people have on their desks at the moment.


  1. Oh Diana your work is beautiful. I love your doodles and that 'frosted crystal' ep is fabulous - who makes it please?
    I love your winter theme, I can almost feel the cold air as I look at the work. Very atmospheric and so beautifully executed.
    Hugs, Neet 3 xx

  2. Everything on your desk is beautiful! I do love a bit of monochrome and yours floa5 my boat for sure. Especially love the cow parsley silhouette ink sketch, gorgeous!
    Hugs LLJ 10 xx

  3. Your little winter developments are truly beautiful. The cool colours so perfect. x x Jo

  4. I can only reiterate what others have said, your 'doodles' are so atmospheric . .
    Have a good week
    Christine #12

  5. Your drawings are beautiful, Diana, I love your winter garden.
    Take care and happy WOYWW
    Lynnecrafts 14

  6. Love your winter sketches. Cow parsley always fascinates in the winter. Have a great week. Angela #1

  7. Your collages are are so talented.
    Annie x #11

  8. Wow, Diana, these are just gorgeous! I'm so glad you're creating regularly again! Helen #6

  9. Everything is just stunning, it's a great pleasure to be able to see your beautgiful work. Sending hugs and wishing you a very happy woyww, Angela x9x

  10. I havent done much collage- this is inspiring! thanks Robyn 19

  11. Such a delight to just sit and absorb all you divine artwork - sigh. BJ#4

  12. Loving all the fabulous sketches and artwork this week Diana. Stay safe and Happy WOYWW. Sarah #7

  13. Well Diana, if my doodles were that successful, I’d be launching my own greeting cards range! I’ve never seen that textured embossing powder ‘out of its pot’ and in your hans it rally is frosty, how lovely. I have a winter garden that I can lift my head to gaze on right now…it’s not quite so beautiful!!

  14. I am swoooooning here Diana 🤩 what a feast for the eyes your post is 💟 how I wish we could reach in and touch all those lush textures ⭐️ colours are so beautiful ❤️ I've never seen that embossing powder before,thank you so much for sharing 😘I'm going to treat myself to some 😁 Thank you so much for your beautiful words over on mine ... Flooooobert sends yoooou his love 🐭 and me toooo with lots of hugs Tracy xxxx