My mermaid is coming along. I’ve been working on the ocean background – a collage of blue and turquoise papers.
Playing with paint and fabric…….stay tuned to see what these become! Want to know more about how I created these? Check out this post: http://creativeedventures.blogspot.com/2011/07/playing-with-paint-and-fabric.html
Had this all set to post and then apparently forgot it in my drafts file so here it is now: These are some paper quilling pieces I’ve been working on. I just need to decide how I want to use them in a project(s). I’m thinking of a spring scene or two and maybe a [...]
I don’t usually share my sketches. I’m not sure why but I’m pretty shy and insecure about sharing them with others but I’ve been doing more of it lately and decided I really needed to suck it up and finally let others see some of them. This is one I’m working on of Eldon [...]
Whew! I’ve been having internet issues and wasn’t sure I’d ever get this post up! I wake up frequently during the night most nights and often when I do, some kind of inspiration hits for a creative writing or art project. About a week ago, upon awakening at around 3 am, the thought that jumped [...]
There are the cutest little mini canvases that sit on easels. They sell them at Michaels as well as at my favourite dollar store Dollarama. I love playing around with the small size and seeing what I can come up with. I think these are pretty close to being finished but I want to leave [...]
Here’s what I’ve done with my tiles for Reece’s Rainbow so far. Have you been working on yours?
Today I was playing around with some scraps of Lutradur. On these pieces, I applied acrylic paints, alcohol inks, stamped in a resist technique with gel medium and with paints, and used a blue Derwent Inktense pencil on it that I softened with water. These were cut into strips (using Fiskars mini scallop paper edging [...]
I’ve decided to start sharing WIP It Wednesdays on my blog from now on. Every Wednesday I’ll be sharing my current “works in progress” with you. This piece is going to be a Welcome to Underland sign for my daughter’s birthday party. This is what I began the other night on our show demonstrating some [...]
The next stage of this piece was for me to add some pieces cut from magazine pages (sequinned fabric picture for her legs and rosettes from a shirt for her ears) as well as some metal tape for her tail. Then I went on to use watercolour pencils to add a layer of colour onto [...]