Tagged with Painting

Little Lobster prints

Little Lobster prints

My little nephew is now 6 months old and his mummy was looking for some inspiration to brighten up the walls in his room now that he is taking more interest in his surroundings, so me and the kids decided to paint a canvas for him. Not only will it brighten up his walls but … Continue reading

Your photos on canvas

Your photos on canvas

I’ve been researching a lot recently about how to transfer my photos onto canvas and today I gave it a go. The results were mixed but I was not disappointed. I’d recommend giving this ago especially if you like a vintage feel, in fact I would go as far as to say, you gotta try … Continue reading

Home made cards

Home made cards

Normally with handmade cards from the children you get two choices, get them to make them themselves, although they may give up after the first two, or send a picture of your child off to a printing company and have it made into a card. Both are great, but this is just that little bit … Continue reading

A morning at Café Céramique

A morning at Café Céramique

A couple of weeks ago, for Madeline’s birthday, we went to Café Céramique at Festival City, a place where you can paint your own pottery. It’s somewhere we have been meaning to go for a while but never quite managed to get there until now. We’ve done a lot of ceramic painting in the UK so … Continue reading

Newly discovered paint-heaven

Newly discovered paint-heaven

I recently went into this little mall on Jumeriah Beach Road. Its close to Jumeriah Mosque on the same side. Its called Jumiera Center. Here I found a small bit of heaven – A shop with good paint and great solid canvas. The shop had everything in stationary and the art supplies was great. I … Continue reading

Fingers in red, yellow, green and blue

Fingers in red, yellow, green and blue

Today we made some fingerprint artwork. We used acryl paint and with pencil we painted sponges to dip the fingers on.  It can get a bit messy, specially with small children who can get their dirty fingers all over in a split second. If you have a damp cloth ready before you start you should be … Continue reading

A new painting

A new painting

I just finished it last night. Before I dared post it I had to show it to my neighbours. They liked it – or else they were just being friendly..  I guess its more blue and dark than im used to – It may have something to do with my cold and  feeling a bit sick.. … Continue reading

Monster madness

Monster madness

These paint monsters are so easy to do and are a great alternative to just getting the paint brushes out. With temperature rising here in Dubai it’s getting more and more difficult to entertain the kids. These straw blown monsters are great way to fill an hour or so, even for older kids ( I … Continue reading

Inspired by Dubai

Inspired by Dubai

A while ago  I saw a picture with “ladies”  – That inspired me to make theese two painting.  I made a similar one from same series of ladies,  and I gave that away to a dear friend of mine. Its a acryl painting 30×40 cm. canvas.  Hope you like it /// Carina

My Turquoise Moment

My Turquoise Moment

My latest painting on the wall. I love painting abstract – my inspiration comes often from nature. I never know how the painting will look like when I start. I just start mixing colours I like.  For the moment its Turquoise, white  and blue.