Author Archives: janeperkins

New Website Launched!

I am delighted to announce that my new website launched yesterday. Woohoo!! The old site was looking cluttered and tired. I’ve reduced the number of images and text, and the new site looks cleaner and more modern. I’m so grateful … Continue reading

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Introducing Fallow

Introducing my next ‘fabulous beast’, Fallow… I managed to buy some more superglue today to stick on the remaining snowflakes. The little saucer (see previous blog) has become the moon…

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A Good Progress Day!

Life’s a funny thing! Yesterday I was working on the Fallow Deer and nothing went right. But today, everything went just as I hoped! Yesterday I applied navy tissue paper to the background with some scrumpling for texture. I then … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Ideas

After a very quiet and unusual Christmas, it’s been wonderful to start work again. A break of a few days has enabled me to look at work-in-progress with fresh eyes – to see things which need changing, which I’d been … Continue reading

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Introducing Bourbon

  Better weather has at last enabled me to take a photo of my recently finished lion. (I like to take the photos outdoors in natural light and we’ve had such dull, dreary November weather lately!) This is the first … Continue reading

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Happy Days!

Today I’ve been putting the final glue layer on the new lion – not usually my favourite job. However, it’s been such a gloomy, windy, rainy November day that I’ve really enjoyed being cosy indoors, working with classical music on … Continue reading

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Thank you!

I’ve almost finished working on the first new work for the “Fabulous Beasts” exhibition – a lion. (Image coming soon.) It’s so wonderful to be working again! I’m still working on a commission I started some months ago but cannot … Continue reading

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News, Ponderings and Happiness

My RSI is improving and I’m able to work again in short bursts of 20 minutes at a time.  This has made me so happy! I’ve been able to start working towards the 2021 exhibition at Powderham Castle, about half … Continue reading

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Frustration!

My RSI persists…I’m planning an exciting exhibition for 2021 to be shown at Powderham Castle (which has stood at the heart of my village since mediaeval times.) As you can imagine, I’m very frustrated that I can’t get started on … Continue reading

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Work on hold…

Unfortunately I am unable to work at the moment due to RSI (repetitive strain injury).        I can use voice recognition technology for typing but so far, I’ve not been able to find a voice-activated glue gun! I … Continue reading

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