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*sigh*  I didn't get to any desks other than Julia's last week.  I'm sorry if I didn't return your comment, but your visit was very much appreciated.  Mum took today's photo...

You can see the start of an art journal page with inktense pencils.  It's taken two sittings to get this far as my arm/wrist aches.  I'm looking forward to adding the water as I'm excited to see the colours come alive...

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  1. A lovely splosh of rainbow colours once you add water, I guess. x Jo

  2. Lovely colours, love the sample swatches, and all the artwork along your shelf. Have a great week, Hugs, Shaz #36 xx

  3. Glad you can get your WOYWW picture taken for you and still join in. The colouring looks great and it's always nice to have something to look forward to.

    Kate #68

  4. Looking forward to seeing how it progresses.

    Hope you have a happy WOYWW. Sue #33

  5. What a lovely big work space. Hope your arm feels better very soon. Hugs, Chris # 23

  6. Ooo lovely, I don't have Inktense pencils, I bet they are wonderful. Happy WOYWW.

    Cazzy x #70

  7. I will be a beautiful rainbow!
    Thanks for letting me peep over your shoulder.
    Have a good week.

  8. Love the splashy thing at the back and all the little canvases.
    Look forward to seeing more of your journal.
    Hope you have a good crafty week, Angela x 39

  9. What a wonderfully colourful rainbow of a desk this week, Laura. Love it! I have got some Inktense pencils and they are fabulous once you add the water! I use them for my coloured Zentangles.

    Happy belated WOYWW,
    Shoshi #32


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