In the Water

A little contribution to Stempelvillage's "Kreativer Freitag": I have had this fish loitering around here for I think years - just the fish, attached to that piece of corrugated paper I had colored using acrylics. Something was missing, it was boring. I experimented a bit with combinations of different colored cardstocks and went for complementary... Continue Reading →

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On a Foggy Night

New challenge with Diana. She did challenge me this time, since she chose "Night" as a theme. Well, other than a pitch black hole I did not have any first associations with this... But then of course, Edward Hopper comes to mind, with his all-American icon of the "Nighthawks at the Diner". The next item... Continue Reading →

The French Lily

Here you go with my contribution for this week's WS challenge. A mixed-media canvas with lots of Fleurs-de-Lis. I have also used one of my cheap trick embellis I had posted before here. I painted and aged two of those pieces and attached them to the canvas; other than acrylics, I also used markers and... Continue Reading →

Turquoise

What does the color turquoise make me think of, asks Belinda on Wednesday Stampers this week... I have a very clear and lucid memory of a wonderful American Indian piece of jewelry hanging around my English highschool teacher's neck in the mid-seventies. Yes, it's that long ago that I went to highschool 🙂 I was... Continue Reading →

Cheap Embellishment Tricks

New Crusade over at GPP Streat Team. Of course I will participate in that 🙂 Have a look at some tricks I use. Textured paper: I have a Spellbinder's wizard and use it to texture found papers (like in brochures, give-away postcards, old magazines etc.) Here are some examples of what I use for texturing:... Continue Reading →

Egypt

Wednesday Stampers this week using an image of a scarab pendant and a 10 x 10 cm canvas matboard with acrylics and stamps. I printed the image out twice, clipped part of one off and transferred the other one using gel medium to the canvas. I then attached the clipped piece on top of that:

Art Received

Gaby, whose collage style I love a lot, sent me these wonderful ATC's all the way from Brazil. I really love them! Thank you so much!

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