Friday, September 26, 2014

Mermaid Circus 3 journal class with Jane Davenport and Teesha Moore...


this is the first side and the backside of first mermaid.


second mermaid and backside


third and backside


fourth and backside

fifth and backside

sixth and back of journal

So much fun to do I had to force myself to stop with this one and I still have lots more to do with this inspiring class!

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Wood burning, W.I.P....




I have been inspired by Gustav Klim, yes Klim not Gustav Klimt!  Also a bit of Modigliani!  I have wanted to play with my neglected wood burning tool for so long and had this naked piece of wood hanging around.  It is not finished, I have a lot to do but so many things get in the way, I am learning that that in itself can be a good thing.  I have been paralyzed by the news and all of the frightening Apocalyptic crap that I couldn't move, like a deer in the headlights!  I am making myself move and move on! What will be will be I can't change a thing so I have to just do what I love to do and with what gives me peace!


And so I have added some more flowers and some color and another hand.

Monday, September 1, 2014

Printing on vintage French text...





Today I decided to try printing on vintage French text.  The top one is of a drawing I did and after printing it I used some pastel and graphite to embelish a bit.  The next two are of a mixed media painting I did on wood years ago, I just adjusted the color scheme on the third photo.  The last one is of a vintage photo I bought at an antique store.  I like the outcome and they are much better to see in person!

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Vintage 1929 envelope...


A watercolor inspired by an old children's story on a Vintage, 1929 French envelope.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Monday, August 18, 2014

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Queen Alice meets March Hare...



New 1909, vintage envelope art.  Queen Alice meets March Hare.  Graphite, colored pencil, pastel, DS gold gesso.  The envelope opened is approx.  5 3/4" x 6 3/4" I like opening the envelopes as the give me more drawing room.  I also like seeing the folds and aged areas, also the tears.  Obviously the opener of this envelope tore the side open to retrieve the letter.  Wish I knew what was written in that letter!

I was inspired by photo posted on Pinterest of Alice Liddell, it was pinned by Kay High.

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