Hi ho art friends. Almost 2 years ago, I took a class from Tangie Baxter called "As If By Magic" a short 4 lesson self-study class on making junk journals. I put the journal together from my stash of half-finished art works on water color paper and scrapbook paper. For some reason, the class just … Continue reading My latest obsession: junk journals
Hi art friends, Today's post is a peek into my art studio with some of my works in progress, some of my favorite art supplies and my print and scan station. Covered with stuff, as usual. I tweaked all of the photos in digiKam, adjusting the curves and using the Vintage filter. Happy arting!
Hi art friends, The assemblage art continues as I work on incorporating this style into my art. You may recall from a couple posts ago, that I edited this image in digiKam for use in my digital photo collages. Here is the actual work at the stage where I glued down all the elements and … Continue reading WIP scalloped assemblage
Hi ho art friends, This gal is my first attempt at creating a Finnabair-style portrait. And, as with the WIP Mermie painting from the last post, this gal sits around and then I work on her and then she rests. It's tough being a Party Girl. For this piece, I used a canvas board, Jane … Continue reading WIP Party Girl
Hi ho art friends. Today's post is about a work-in-progress, although I've been working on this one for a rather long time. It's probably been in progress for over a year, along with 2 other mermie portraits. I like her enough to keep working, but the painting hasn't come together yet. I thought by posting … Continue reading WIP Mermaid painting 1
Hi artsy friends. I don't know about you, but I get restless with just making the same kind of art. I've enjoyed making art dolls and picked up a few new patterns recently and started with this doll, Cecily. I purchased the pdf pattern from the NLH Designs Etsy shop. Cecily is a steampunk dragonfly … Continue reading Dragonfly art doll