Thursday, November 23, 2006

Nice one!

You are the Star:

You are The Star

Hope, expectation, Bright promises.

The Star is one of the great cards of faith, dreams realised

The Star is a card that looks to the future. It does not predict any immediate or powerful change, but it does predict hope and healing. This card suggests clarity of vision, spiritual insight. And, most importantly, that unexpected help will be coming, with water to quench your thirst, with a guiding light to the future. They might say you're a dreamer, but you're not the only one.

What Tarot Card are You?
Take the Test to Find Out.

Friday, November 17, 2006

Big Excitement

Biggest news of the weekend for me - I'm featured in an interview with Artella Daily Muse. Here's the details with a link two a free two day subscription:

"You will be in the Artist Profile of the Day this Sunday, on November 19th. So, if you'd like to see it, then sign up for a free, 2-day membership to the Daily Muse either on Saturday, or Sunday, whichever you like. Here's the link for you:


Also, the DailyMuse shows up much better in Internet Explorer than in FireFox, so you probably want to open up that link in IE."

I can't tell you what a boost this is to me - just what I needed. It's all come about through an art deck that I participated in - will get some pics and tell more about it in the wild blue yonder of when I have more time........

It's the weekend!

Oooooooooh - made me gasp with delight - shame the little boy one is all sold out!

The teapot artist is Andy Titcomb

Thursday, November 16, 2006

Uncanny timing

Sometimes it's unbelievable

'Judging yourself for what you haven't yet accomplished, Laura, is kind of like taking rocket fuel from the rocket so that it might fly higher.

I said, "kind of."

The Universe

Thoughts become things... choose the good ones! ®

The rocket needs fuel, Laura, and you deserve a standing ovation. I know. '

Exactly what I needed to know from

Sunday, November 12, 2006

Waving not drowning

Not a whole lot of art going on here - adjusting to my new life - but I'm determined to get a bit in! Even showed an altered book to a largely non comprehending audience in my first team meeting - have to get them used to the concept first..... one person seemed to switch onto it very quickly though.

Anyhow - here's some old stuff just to be getting on with

An altered playing card around the Lammas Fair at Ballycastle (think cinder toffee and a mass of wasps....)

My entry into a monochrome deco - one of the first I ever did

Bit of a green theme here then eh? Missing my arty times with everyone

Friday, November 03, 2006

03-11-2006 16;54;56

03-11-2006 16;54;56
Originally uploaded by lalheg.
OK - I'll give a prize to the first person who correctly guesses how I created this background

Great poem

" Neil Gaiman

The Day the Saucers Came

That day, the saucers landed. Hundreds of them, golden,
Silent, coming down from the sky like great snowflakes,
And the people of Earth stood and stared as they descended,
Waiting, dry-mouthed to find what waited inside for us
And none of us knowing if we would be here tomorrow
But you didn't notice it because
That day, the day the saucers came, by some coincidence,
Was the day that the graves gave up their dead
And the zombies pushed up through soft earth
or erupted, shambling and dull-eyed, unstoppable,
Came towards us, the living, and we screamed and ran,
But you did not notice this because
On the saucer day, which was the zombie day, it was
Ragnarok also, and the television screens showed us
A ship built of dead-man's nails, a serpent, a wolf,
All bigger than the mind could hold, and the cameraman could
Not get far enough away, and then the Gods came out
But you did not see them coming because
On the saucer-zombie-battling gods day the floodgates broke
And each of us was engulfed by genies and sprites
Offering us wishes and wonders and eternities
And charm and cleverness and true brave hearts and pots of gold
While giants feefofummed across the land, and killer bees,
But you had no idea of any of this because
That day, the saucer day the zombie day
The Ragnarok and fairies day, the day the great winds came
And snows, and the cities turned to crystal, the day
All plants died, plastics dissolved, the day the
Computers turned, the screens telling us we would obey, the day
Angels, drunk and muddled, stumbled from the bars,
And all the bells of London were sounded"

Just saw a reference to this on Pixeldiva and had to post it - wow!

sorry about the lack of art or any other communication - life's a bit hectic with a new job so I'm hoping to get caught up a bit over November