31 Mar 2014

Month in Review



I feel like every month is the same these days, I'm too busy, too stressed and just not feelin' it (and by it I mean life in general). I am very much ready for the next few months to whizz by in a ball of anxiety, stress, panic and whatever else decides to stop by as I attempt to make something of myself and finish my work. This whole degree show nonsense is not cool and I would rather take an exam anyday. Whoever thinks creative courses are easy needs a good slap, being creative every. single. day. is actually really hard work you know. I was really looking forward to the easter holidays coming up in a few weeks but i'm pretty sure most of it will be spent in the studio now! Though I am going to schedule in one or two days for pure sleep and netflix bliss, because what is life without netflix...





As usual here are a few instagrams that make everything seem a little prettier, thank god for filters. I made a cheeky little H&M home order this month as I just had to have that copper basket plus a few other little things, but who can resist when everything seems to be £2.99?? plus I love that you can use two discount codes at once! I had £5 off plus 25% discount making this lot less than £10, amazing! 
I've also been trying to eat well lately, I've made a lot of vegetable soups with rice noodles, tuna or salmon salads plus I'm a bit addicted to kiwi fruit and cherry tomatoes lately. The last image is some of my latest work... a 3D canvas sculpture/drawing thing, I'm not sure what it is but I love it and am currently making one that is 4 or 5 times the size to hopefully be the 'star of the show' in my final work (maybe, it's proving to be very difficult to work so big) It's making me miss good old pen and paper, as canvas that isn't mounted on a frame is such a huge pain to draw on! Hopefully it will all turn out okay as I've had a lot of compliments on people who are walking past my studio space to say they love my drawings! Now if only I could know that they would buy one off of me in the future ;)

No month in review post is complete without my blog sharing space.. even though I don't have much energy to keep up with my bloglovin feed these days there are a few blogs I always make time for.


Blogs to follow



Posts to read

How to re-establish yourself... from Well Meaning Being
Introducing: Flower Beauty... from Makeup life and love


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6 comments

  1. I always love your photos so much, you definitely don't need filters to make them seem any prettier! I hear you with the anxiety, it's so easy to become completely stressed out with work but I always find having a good structure/routine and eating healthy helps with balance a little :) Your artwork is stunning btw! I love the texture and how the pattern of the ripples create a lovely sense of movement, and there's such a great display and range of colour within the blue tones x

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  2. You are so, so talented! I hope things get a bit less stressful for you, I know how crazy life can get as well and it's always nice to destress especially when things get particularly hectic.
    Amber
    Lovely Notions

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  3. Whats the recipe for that noodle soup, it looks delicious! xx

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  4. Degree shows are so stressful and a pain in the ass - to put it bluntly! I hate all the stick us creative students get for taking an 'easy' course, by far are they easy, being in the creative frame zone 24/7 is tiresome and hard work. My last year was full of sleepless nights and too much fretting, but I can truly say it is so much worth it in the end!

    P.S thank you for the lovely mention, you have me blushing!

    Abbie x

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  5. Pretty photos Pretty post!
    http://roseandpose.com/

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