Tuesday, 13 May 2014

Watercolour Notebooks

Hello!

I had a really funny conversation with my boyfriend last night about art lessons at school - I am the first to admit it was not my favourite subject. I lost count of the amount of empty wine bottles and fruit we were asked to draw - my shading skills were perhaps my particular weakness as my drawings often looked like the bottle was covered in plasters. 
I wasn't particularly surprised when he told me it was his favourite subject at school as it's now the main part of his job, however his reason for loving it so much did - "there wasn't ever a right or wrong answer..." A really interesting idea, but tell that to my art teacher!

I do remember being slightly better at watercolour painting though due to sitting with my grandma over the school holidays. It was this conversation that sparked a little research to see if i could find a simple watercolour set to play with at home at the weekend, which is how i came across this absolutely beautiful watercolour rainbow card on Society6 by MickLyn... It's simplicity and colours are absolutely beautiful don't you think?


watercolour card

Of course, i then spent the best part of the next couple of hours browsing for great watercolour (& effect) notebooks to share with you and hopefully inspire you to add a new notebook to your collection! These were some of my favourites:


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All products available on the world wide web - Feathers notebook via Nikki Strange, London Royal Guards notebook via Fox and Star, British wildflowers notebook via Victoria Snape, Blue tamago notebook via Lino Luna, Pale roses notebooks via Pineapple Bay Studio,Tropical fruits notebook via Cardboard CitiesGarden watercolour notebook via Twenty Fingers

Are you a fan of these watercolour designs? I think it'd be lovely to be as talented as these people and be able to design my own notebooks...one day!

xx

4 comments :

  1. Hi, Kerry. :) Just found your blog - I love your blog title...I love stationary SO much as well...
    And, you know Micklyn, the artist you were talking about? She's my Mom. :) So glad you liked her work, she is really talented.
    Great blog post - I'm a new follower!
    Tane ♥
    tangerinetane.blogspot.com

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    1. Hi lovely! I tried to reply last night but my comment disappeared :(
      Thank you so much for your kind words - i love stationery a LOT too!

      Your mom is one talented lady - i absolutely love the cards i found which sparked off this blog post! Having checked out your blog last night too, looks like talent runs in the family as you're a very good writer too :)
      Look forward to reading more from you
      xx

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  2. So beautiful things! I had art lessons at school too. I remember I liked them so much! I was always waiting for the next lesson. It was a good time. And now I am fond of term paper writing But I don't write as good as I want now.

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  3. Thank you! Very interesting post! You know, very soon will be a time of session for students. And I want to advise you to buy essays online I wish you good luck!

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