This will be quite a treat for anybody interested in German political satire (and, btw, in great graphical work): The volumes of the years from 1896 through 1944 of the German satirical magazine Simplicissimus have been re-edited digitally in a project funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgesellschaft (German Research Foundation):


ATC’s Numbers

For a swap at Artmix. Also suitable for this week's TMTA challenge in which I am participating for the very first time... ATC above: background is paste paper, stamp is A Capella. ATC below: background computer-generated and overpainted with silver-colored acrylics. Stamps are A Capella and Zetti. Text on ATC's reads: "We are more than... Continue Reading →

Blossfeldt Variations II

Blossfeldt is good for more 🙂 Seven charms made of mother-of-pearl discs, Blossfeldt images transferred to them, and small pendants using Artchix Studio's copper face beads, and wire. For a swap at ArtMix.

Blossfeldt Variations

Set of six ATC's using images by Karl Blossfeldt. Backgrounds are computer-generated in Adobe Photoshop with brushes by nejika, ginkgografix and brushworx. Stamps are Paperbag, Hampton, Zetti, and A Stamp in the Hand. The Blossfeldt images were transferred using a variety of media, like impasto gel, acrylic paint, and acrylic glossy medium. Johanna gets to... Continue Reading →

GPP Street Team – Make Some Noise

Michelle challenges us this month to add music to our blog musings... I have decided to go for my nostalgic self and bring you a memory of Alexandra, a singer and songwriter between kitsch and kool... who died in 1969 at the young age of 27 in a car accident. The American band The Czars... Continue Reading →

Something Different

Since I also like beading from time to time and spent some time with my small nieces who were beading away during last weekend, I was inspired to do this necklace. I took the pattern from a really nice book, "Bead Fantasies" by Takato Samejima, but used somewhat different beads and colors. I already had... Continue Reading →

Playing with the S C R I B B L E R

Have been having fun with this little gadget: S C R I B B L E R And because Johanna is giving away copies of her cookie cutter birdies, I thought I'd also give you a little gift. Bird drawn by me, edited in Scribbler.

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