Soul Silhouette

A quite long standing swap debt needs urgently to be paid... here it is: It is quite small, a little collage on canvas board using an image I vectorized in Inkscape; I hope Diana will like it at least a bit 😉 (Sorry once more that it has taken me soooooo long...). The flaming heart... Continue Reading →

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Blue Needs Red

New challenge at the Wednesday Stampers: Blue. I usually prefer the warmer part of the color spectrum, and am rarely seen to dive into the blues and greens. When I do, I like to use a lot of contrasting reds 🙂 Here, the background is mostly blue and computer generated. The stamp is again Paperbag... Continue Reading →

ATC’s – Stamped on Fabric

Via Artmix - as well as answering the Wednesday Stamper challenge: 2 ATC's, stamped on fabric. Fabric first got images transferred to it using gesso transfer. Stamps: Paperbag, MM, A Stamp in the Hand. Oil crayons, my own scaloped edge paper (Basic Grey, scaloped using cutting plotter), sequins, tiny watchmaker parts and copper heishi beads... Continue Reading →

Edward de Bono’s 6 Thinking Hats

A "last minute" entry for this week's theme at Wednesday Stamper. I am late in uploading this... I created it as a tribute to Edward de Bono's wonderful work in the area of lateral thinking and creativity. He invented the "6 Thinking Hat" method for creative thinking or problem solving. Have a look here.Thanks for... Continue Reading →

Les Fleurs du Mal

... that's what I thought of when I created this piece. The flowers are made from plaster bandage. Unfortunately, the large black flower at the bottom can hardly be seen in the scan. For flower centers, I used two vintage glass buttons from the 1930's. Wednesday Stampers' theme this week.

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 →

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