I thought I might pop in and say 'hello', lol. I have been rather busy over the last few weeks trying to complete my portfolio for the remainder of my drawing unit @ uni. Actually, to be fair, I've been procrastinating and putting this off to the side, but not doing much else. Why? Well, these last few weeks I've been supposed to draw -- the human image. Now, don't get me wrong - there are some very good artists who can draw exceptionally good images of people ... I'm just not one of them. I never have and never will be able to draw a picture of a person which looks closer to reality than the average primary school child. A little better than a stick figure ... but nothing close to accurate. And getting those proportions right?? - Forget about it!!! Lol.
Unfortunately this means that I have another six drawings (I did one very rough, gestural drawing last night), three more of which need to be of people - one of a head - and then another three of varying things, needing to arrive next Friday down south. I am seriously considering sending my lecturer a request for an extension - or at the very least an email letting her know that while I may be able to get it in the post by next Friday, I don't believe they will be arriving by that date. At least I only have this assessment task left - then on to so writing subjects! Yay! Much better in those!
Anyway, craft wise I don't have a lot going on. I bought three template patterns today at the local patchwork & quilting shop: the drunkard's path, flower templates and a Hanabi (fireworks) templates set. I am thinking the drunkard's path might work for the H2H quilt, but not quite sure yet.
I've also been working on some granny squares for a little blanket my daughter can use for her dolly's - she will be 3 in 5 weeks (Yikes!). I only just learnt how to make this block the other weekend, so it has been interesting, though I seem to be able to pick up fairly easy patterns and just run with them without having to check the pattern every so often. I am using a mix of three variegated yarns by Carnival. Just something bright and cheery. Nothing fancy, lol. I have 10 made - 6 to go.
For FNSI tomorrow night I am thinking I will work on my 12 inch block swap for this month (yes, a little behind, but if I can get this made tomorrow it will be in the post on Monday), and cut out some hexi's for the Vignette Hexagon Quilt. Either that or I will get started on a couple of flannelette long pyjamas for my daughter and my cousin's son. The weather is getting chilly here and I think the kids will be needing them soon!
Toodiloo for now - will update on the weekend how my FNSI went! How's your week been?