Vintage bicycle themed digital art journal page.
Digital art journal page, "Beualah's fascinator."
Hi art friends, The main lesson for Week 7 was with Wyanne Thompson, who works in giant wax paintings. Very cool, but it is not even remotely practical for me to have a large hot table in my studio. This is one of the few lessons where I watched all the videos because Wyanne's work … Continue reading Life Book Week 7
Hi ho friends. Life Book Week 9 had 2 lessons. This post is about the mini lesson with Effy Wild. I'm familiar with Effy's style, so I downloaded and reviewed the pdf and remembered that I'd painted over some journaling. This lesson was a great way to make use of the background. I mixed some … Continue reading Life Book Week 9
Hi ho, friends. Life Book Week 7 had 2 lessons. This post is about Tam's mini lesson, featuring a quirky bird. I loved her Quirky Birds lesson from Life Book 2014 and had a lot of fun with this one. I watched some of this lesson. This week was in the middle of Noir City, … Continue reading Life Book Week 7
Hi ho friends. Life Book Week 6 is a main lesson with Tam. I love Tam and her videos, but there were 2 hours of video and I had to get my household chores done in preparation for Noir City 2018 the following week, so my time was limited. I watched her intro video and … Continue reading Life Book Week 6
Hi ho friends, Life Book Lesson 4's teacher was Lucy Brydon, another teacher who is new to me. This was a lesson in making a page with experimenting with acrylic paint layers using a gel plate prints. This was a lesson where I watched the videos. The lesson involved making a number of gel plate … Continue reading Life Book Week 4
Hi ho, friends. Life Book Week 3's teacher was Ivy Newport, a new teacher to Life Book. This was another lesson where I read through the handout and took inspiration from Ivy's art. I was On this page, I'm still trying to integrate a more assemblage style into the week's lesson. I really liked using … Continue reading Life Book Week 3
Hi ho friends, Week 2's Life Book teacher was Andrea Gomoll. She's been a teacher on Life Book before and Ever After. I love how she works with watercolors, deepening the colors further than I thought possible. Her technique requires quite a bit of patience to letting layers dry then adding layer after layer of … Continue reading Life Book Week 2
Hi ho friends, For the past month or so, I've been enamored with Finnabair's style of mixed media portraits. They are a combination of portrait and assemblage art. Anna was one of the Life Book 2014 teachers and I loved her lesson, but never felt like I successfully made it my own. Check out her … Continue reading Don’t take yourself too seriously