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Well I had a wee bit of spare time yesterday and decided to work on a few things to add to my Etsy store. So for the next week or two I am going to be working on a heap of paper products like the cute little birdie gift tags, my first attempt at a… Continue reading Tag You’re It…
Abstract acrylic on canvas. I might actually get around to finishing this off one day... ♥♥♥ Just remember kids...I am not a photographer 🙂
Infographic from http://www.overstockart.com Click and have a bit of a look. I really like this infograph, really helpful to find your style. XX Ruby. ❤
Love the old postcards, such a pity we don't send these kind of things anymore. I am so torn between old stuff and new stuff. I don't think I could decide on my dream house, I would need two dream houses...one very modern and minimalistic, and one full of old vintage shabby chic stuff. Right… Continue reading Pretty Vintage.
Most of us rarely get to see street art that isn't crap some bored pre-teen did. Above is just a few examples of some really impressive street art. Maybe I just need to get out more, and I might see some of this stuff. Congratulations to these street artists, they brighten up our days. Not… Continue reading Street Art
I haven't done any art for about a week now due to a fantastic dose of the flu...could be worse though. So I have been very slack with posting on the blog this week. But I should be back on Monday. Or I will be back on Monday, with some original art...hopefully. See you on… Continue reading Robot Love
Some very very quick sketches on the ipad (53 paper, or paper53? Whatever).
Sorry for so many posts today...last one until Monday I promise (unless something really interesting comes up)...This Owl is another example of the app Paper for Ipad. Refer to previous post. Just having a heap of fun with the Ipad and Paper... So have a great weekend all. (I really wanted to say all y'all,… Continue reading Ipad Owl.
I have just discovered an app called "Paper" on the Ipad. It might take a bit of practise but I am really enjoying it. The basic app is free with additions available...the additions start at $1.99 and go up to $7.49. Really worth a look and a play. Have fun people...if you do have Paper… Continue reading Paper 53.
Well, clearly she went to the horse races last night, it is written all over her face. So go and be silly and ridiculous at the races...why not? What could possibly go wrong? Night night! Ruby Canoe...xxx...
Flowering tea balls are usually served in containers made of glass so that the flowering effect can be seen. The flowering balls can usually be reused two or three times without the tea becoming bitter. It is unknown if the tea balls are from modern China or much older. So give it a try, you… Continue reading The Amazing Flowering Tea Balls.
NEVER STOP CREATING
Well, last night I was a little bored, not that I didn't have anything to do, just didn't want to do it...so I gave the blog a bit of a face lift. I hope I haven't confused too many people. I'd really like to know what you think about the change. I think this format… Continue reading A Change Is As Good As A Holiday.
Just have the frame to complete and then it's all done. 🙂
I think we should all stay up late and draw. By Jay Roeder. Visit Jay Roeders page for some fantastic illustrations. And buy some of his stuff. xx
I have completed a bit more on this piece. A bit of a close up of the paper boat, which I am very happy with. Tossing up whether or not to add a neck and a shoulder with a tattoo of an anchor on it...I might just pencil it in and see how it looks.… Continue reading Paper Boat Girl. In Progress. Updated.
Just started this one today. I never like a picture in its first stages, so I am not too excited by this pic, but it has potential. A lot of hours and a lot of detail to go. I will try to do a bit more tomorrow, but in the mean time...I am off to… Continue reading Work In Progress.
Oh I had to laugh the other day, going through some old school stuff and found my sketches from the subject loosely titled "Fashion". I'm guessing it is aprox 1985. I'm sure we could probably guess just by looking at these two pics. This one is my favourite. I was a little put out… Continue reading Fashion Sketches From The 20’s and 80’s.
Once upon a time there was a little girl. She loved to be outside when all her friends wanted to watch the television. She didn't care at all. She, in fact, preferred it. She preferred to be alone in the wild wild woods. She proclaimed the woods her realm. She walked those woods like she… Continue reading Hair Moose And A Fairy Tale.
Going to give this one to my little sister. ❤ Thinking of doing a series of cards cause my Etsy shop is doing soooooo well, nottttt! Lol. But one day I will sell something...as God is my witness Rhett I will sell something...Next week I will actually put some effort into putting these black and… Continue reading Vintage Ad Art
I always sing this to myself (and sometimes, annoyingly, outloud, as I do not have a musical ear...so I am told...but they do say I improve greatly after the second glass of wine) whenever I see anything that belongs under the sea. Now you can sing it, in bed, when you are trying to sleep… Continue reading Under Da Sea
Did anyone notice the cameo appearance of Maat the cat just hanging out on her pillow?
So I am totally going to need glasses by the end of the year, my eyes are so tired after these...this problem is not stopping me from watching a Project Runway marathon of season 10 (I think). Every time I watch Project Runway I feel like I just wanna sew and design and totally feel… Continue reading Beards and Octopus. Octopus Beards. Bearded Octopus.
Loved the finished product. I was seeing dots for hours after finishing this (background is full of about 4 million dots give or take 3.9 million). Have a great day! ❤
A lot of my illustrations have long curly hair, at the moment. I've found some awesome examples. Very sorry, but some of these do not have sources to credit. If any illustrations pictured here are yours and you do not want them here please let me know immediately and I will remove them, but they… Continue reading Ya got curly, ya want straight. Ya got straight, ya want curly.
This is Maxine... As some of you might already know, I love Where The Wild Things Are...and I always wanted to be Max in the story and travel in his little boat, so here is Maxine! I love it but I think I'll make the crown a little more solid. Anyway after completing the… Continue reading Maxine, She Is A Wild Thing.
This illustration can be found in my Etsy shop http://www.etsy.com/shop/RubyCanoeDesign?ref=si_shop Oh My! Just couldn't resist posting this (very long) pic of a Cupcake For Everyday Of The Month... It, conveniently, provides the recipe too! That is so nice. So give some of these a go and let us all know how it went. Most don't look to complicated. I… Continue reading A Cupcake A Day, For A Whole Month.
Luggage means travel. When I see these old suitcases I just imagine the things they've seen and the places they've gone. Who owned them so many years ago? Who owns them now? Would the original owners be happy we have discovered new ways to upcycle these little wonders, truth be known they probably couldn't care… Continue reading Let’s Go On A Little Vacation!
Gotta love an old camera or three. http://www.etsy.com/shop/RubyCanoeDesign?ref=si_shop Cameras; they can capture some awesome images. And some not so awesome images. We're all in possession of a crap photo or two, the ones that were taken without the double-chin filter on the camera (product does not exist) or the photos with you posing in your… Continue reading Well, ya get what you pay for, right?
So where is this little one off to? Off to Etsy to find a new owner? http://www.etsy.com/shop/RubyCanoeDesign?ref=si_shop Just click and have a look around the Etsy shop. Please help to support small business by clicking, liking, commenting and sharing. Thanks All Love Ruby.