Mermaid Blues 11″ x 14″ painting by tenukihandcrafts

Worried that I'd run out of space to store paintings, I started my working on canvas board. Mermaid Blues is one of my least mixed, mixed media paintings, using acrylic paints, Golden Green Interference, and Pitt Pens. This is another mermaid inspired from an art journal page. She started as a face near the bottom of … Continue reading Mermaid Blues 11″ x 14″ painting by tenukihandcrafts

Mermaid Flip Turn, 8″x10″ wrapped canvas painting by tenukihandcrafts

Mermaid Flip Turn This piece is a mixed media collage on an 8"x10" wrapped canvas. If you read all the way to the end, you'll find directions on the transfer paper collage technique. I used homemade acrylic paint sprays, using 2 ounce spray bottles I picked up at my local Daiso, Golden Fluid acrylic paints, … Continue reading Mermaid Flip Turn, 8″x10″ wrapped canvas painting by tenukihandcrafts

Enchanted by Dylusions

Hi how, friends. I've been enchanted lately with Dyan Reavely's videos on YouTube. I recently purchased some Dylusions goods. This weekend, I making journal pages using Dyan's art journal style. Here's my current page in progress. I've cut out a mermaid drawn a while ago in one of Tamara Laporte's classes. I'll color my mermie … Continue reading Enchanted by Dylusions

Mermaid, after Chagall

Hi ho lovelies, In my quest to settle into regular posts, I am starting a new feature: Art In Depth.  I'll get into the details of selected pieces of art. But first, a little trip in the Way Back Machine. All the way back to the mid-1980s, when I was in college, where I minored … Continue reading Mermaid, after Chagall