Author Archives: annielynrosie

About annielynrosie

rosiepink is a mother and daughter team.

Colourscape & inspiration from sampling

above: Colourscape in felt I was fascinated by this colourful photo of Chilhuly Glass.  I love the transparency of the glass and the way the overlap gives a secondary, and sometimes tertiary, colour. But how to achieve that effect with … Continue reading

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Fourth Quarter Challenge 2019 Colourscapes

This challenge is inspired by our trip to Mottisfont Abbey where Kaffe Fassett exhibited over 70 glorious items including furniture fabric, clothing and wall hangings. “I create in palettes of colour because that is my main obsession.” Kaffe Fassett We … Continue reading

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Cityscape

Some cities in the UK have evolved over several centuries so that old and new buildings are often knitted together – this gate is in the city of Salisbury. Councils invest in sculptures, green spaces, floral displays and bunting to … Continue reading

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Third Quarter Challenge 2019 – Cityscapes

This is going to be a real challenge!  We looked for pictures by forum members but cityscapes are as rare as hen’s teeth! However, we did find this lovely felted picture by Ann (Shepherdess)… …and Marilyn’s ‘Windy City’ cityscape… …and … Continue reading

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‘Waiting for the Surf’ – a seascape from inspiration to completion

Last year we visited St Agnes, in Cornwall, on a day when there was a cloudless blue sky and a sea breeze.  So for my seascape inspiration I chose two photos of St Agnes beach and a photo of Annie’s … Continue reading

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Second Quarter Challenge 2019 – Seascapes

An old music hall song’s opening line is: “Oh, I do like to be beside the seaside”.  And who doesn’t? So this quarter the challenge is to make a seascape and it doesn’t have to be just ‘sea’. You might … Continue reading

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Landscape Challenge – Uffington Horse and Some Tiny Abstract Landscapes

Lyn I took inspiration, for the ‘Landscape Challenge’, from an old photo of my dad stood in front of ‘The Long Man’ of Wilmington in East Sussex.  The figure is carved into the chalk hill and is approx 235 feet … Continue reading

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