Since my last post in January, there has been a lot going on - so much that I've forgotten to post!Our son moved out leaving Julie and I free to re-assess our situation. So we did. We moved house, from central southern Hampshire to north Devon. It has been a long process. We had to… Continue reading Catching-up : June 2019
Back in January my second set of stamps was released with a show on Hochanda TV, presented by Lesley from Chocolate Baroque. This set has a maritime, or sea-side, theme influenced by where I live, on the south coast. The images start as a pen and ink line drawing, usually drawn with an old fashioned… Continue reading All at sea
With a month to go before those romantic wishes squeeze through letter boxes, or are furtively abandoned on desks, we are pleased to offer a range of cards to keep love on the boil. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to place your order. Cards are 5" x 5" and are £3.25 each, plus 75p post/packing.
Another date for your diary! Thursday 3 January 2019 - 16:00 GMT (4pm) My second set of quirky rubber stamps will be revealed on the Hochanda TV Craft Channel. Lesley, from Chocolate Baroque (manufacturers of quality rubber stamps!) will introduce the new range, and include some of her super demonstrations. Sorry, there are no sneak… Continue reading New stamp set release!
Watch us at 14:00 GMT, Saturday 22 December on UK TV - Hochanda Craft Channel - (Sky 673, Freeview 85, Freesat 817). Lesley from Chocolate Baroque, the rubber stamp manufacture, will be showing stamps in her 'Chocolate Baroque presents' range. On Saturday they will include stamps from Illusionary Artists (Andy Skinner and France Papillon) and… Continue reading On TV again!
Pen and Lens Artwork is the coming together of a team that has been working as one for many years. This web site is our temporary home until a custom site can be built. The initial ideas for the team is the formalisation of the production of whimsical house designs. Julie, as 'the Lens', spots… Continue reading What is Pen and Lens Artwork?
Well - I've spent the evening creating our window to the world. Pen and Lens Artwork Ltd., now has a Facebook page and Instagram account all of its very own - just search for our name in either app and we should be there. If you see anything that needs fixing, please let me know… Continue reading Hello world!
I am pleased with progress for November. Commissions continue to come in. Three have been completed so far, and another has just been started. Featured image is a previous commission, Black Rose. Well it is Black Friday. There are other tasks which I hope to get time to work on - a new web page… Continue reading Commissions continue – Black Friday
With the success of the first set of crafting stamps, we realised it was time to make things official. So we set up our business - Pen and Lens Artwork Ltd. I'm the pen, Julie is the lens. What we do is simple enough. Julie is a dab hand with the camera and captures images… Continue reading Pen and Lens Artwork Ltd
For six months I have been working with Lesley and David Wharton, of Chocolate Baroque, craft stamp makers. Back in March one of my quirky ink buildings was spotted by Di Oliver (Tando Creative) who suggested that it would make a good rubber stamp. She put me in contact with Lesley, and, after a phone… Continue reading Big Day