I have admired altered books for several years. I tried my hand at it once, but I didn’t get far due to lack of knowledge and skill. Last week I picked up the how-to book I bought umpteen years ago and learned that I don’t need a rocket […]
I made this page in 2011. Turns out I was wrong about the career path. Careers aren’t what they’re cracked up to be. How would I know though?
I was trying a drip technique with fluid acrylics. I kept adding paint until my little bottles were empty. I was happy with how it turned out, but I decided the sides of the canvas needed some color. That’s when I messed it up. I ended up with […]
I signed up for a free online workshop hosted by Karen Abend, called Sketchbook Revival. I did this because I have a habit of signing up for things that I don’t have time for. I’m lucky to have remembered about this one at all. Today I watched the […]
It occurred to me that while the paint is drying on one canvas, I could begin another. That is what I have done. These two pieces have a relationship. They look better to me in real life than they do in the photos. As I look at them, […]
I continue to work on these two. I find myself just doing what feels right. Some flecks of pink might come next.
I worked on this one over the course of about three days. I used Sargent Art White, Grumbacher Red, Liquitex Basics Mars Black, and Liquitex Basics Cerulean Blue. I added torn pages from a philosophy encyclopedia and a title from a book of sheet music. I used stencils […]
I finished my two 10 x 10 canvases. I’m happy with both of them and will try to sell them when I get around to re-opening my Etsy shop. I’m currently working on this larger piece. We’ll see how things go.
I’m diving in to mixed media this year! I’ve signed up for two online learning experiences: Donna Downey’s “Inspiration Wednesdays” and Tamara Laporte’s” Lifebook 2016.” I spent a small amount of money on both of these series of workshops/demos, and I can consume them in my own way and […]