Strawberry Delight!

I am so excited, I have started creating textile patterns with my new found love for watercolor. My watercolor hobby started as an activity to do to keep me busy after work and to rest my mind after a busy day. I had no idea it would turn into such a fun and rewarding passion! This design started as a test on a piece of watercolor paper playing around with different techniques. I loved it so much that I decided to make a pattern out of it. Now I am waiting for my test swatch of fabric!

Strawberry Delight watercolor pattern, by Hillary Hopper

Blooming 2015

2015 Watercolor Flowers by Hillary Proctor

2015 Watercolor Flowers by Hillary Proctor

Looking forward to what 2015 will bring! With the engagement and wedding behind us, I am looking forward to focusing on work, personal life and family. Maybe my desire to make my watercolors into prints will happen this year! I don’t believe in making new years resolutions but I do believe in creating goals regardless if the year is ending or beginning.

In this piece I used a mix of red and purple to make a unique pink and gold gouache for the numerals. All my paints are by Winsor and Newton.

– Hillary

Floral Wreaths in Watercolor

Floral Wreath by Hillary Proctor

Floral Wreath by Hillary Proctor

It’s my latest obsession. Watercolor wreaths. As I teach myself modern calligraphy, I am creating wreath canvas’ for quotes to go inside. I am also hoping to get a better scanner so I will be able to make prints in the near future. Our office is currently going through an overhaul so that currently needs to wait a bit! My new desk arrived today and I cannot wait to put it all together.

– Hillary