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Rose Petals from Heaven. Arthenice Home Page. December 2012. I'm so glad the world didn't end yesterday, there's so much I still have to achieve.

December 2012

My word for 2012 was complete, although I have to confess that I probably haven't remembered that since about February. I had to scroll back through old blog posts to try and find it! I'm thinking that maybe having one word for a whole year isn't really me. I'm much more of an all-encompassing kind of gal, don't like to restrict myself. And seriously, what was I thinking? Part of me is a bit disappointed in myself but the rest takes a more philosophical approach. Is there a word that sums up the opposite of distraction. I really need to go and do something a bit more productive. 03/03/13 - 10/03/13. My sculptures integrate ceramic, which is the primary medium, with wood, fresh water pearls, semi-precious stones, gold leaf and oil paint.

03/03/13 - 10/03/13

They are made complete with secret compartments which serve as hiding places for multiple and often times personal meanings. My recent work is based on narratives drawn from personal and historical events that are overlapped with subconscious images. The figures are like actors on a stage, enigmatic yet tense while being enveloped or encrusted within layers of overgrowth concealing a world within. - Richard Cleaver. Tim's Sally. CarolDesjarlais. May your pens be mighty swords of truth.... and Grace!.

CarolDesjarlais

Oh, such balm and beloved pen friends I have. Bless our pens. Here, Dear Reader, is something to swallow like sacrament, or sparkle in your mouth like magic elixir that cause bursts of longing in your heart. Crazy Art Girl's Musings. CAROLYN SAXBY MIXED MEDIA TEXTILE ART. My Portfolio « creativemarama. My snake book featured in 1000 Artists’ Books My snake book titled You, Me, Us,We featuring digital prints of wooden type on handmade papers from the Zizania Paper mill in Dargaville, New Zealand is featured in 1000 Artists’ Books published in June 2012 by Quarry Books.

My Portfolio « creativemarama

Glen Skien. Deeann Rieves: Artist. Book Jewelry. Patti Medaris Culea - dolls, doll maker, art dolls, doll patterns. Blissful Pumpkin. Serpent Mandalas. Artful Evidence. Background uses Dylusions colour wash sprays in Lemon, Amber & Hot Pink.

Artful Evidence

Over this is a flower stencil by Crafters Workshop applied using Archival Deep Purple. There is also a tiny script stamp (Prima), stamped in Archival Magenta Hue. Sentiment stamped in two fonts, first part is Traci Bunkers "Blind Melon" Font, second part is a Darkroom Door font. Font painted with Cosmic Shimmer watercolour in Purple Violet, and outlined with a Black Posca Paint pen. Main image is by Stampotique, coloured with Cosmic Shimmer Watercolours in Purple Violet, Ruby Red & Golden Scarlet.

{Words of Me Project} PioP. W Y A N N E. Home - .journal girl. (celebrating creativity) Jane Davenport Artist - Artist, Art Journaler, Artventurer, Artrepreneur, Artomologist. Twinkle, Twinkle. Art stuff. life stuff = THRIVE stuff. - mystele. New File Folder Journal ... again. I just can't seem to get enough of these File Folder Journals.

New File Folder Journal ... again

I think this is the 5th or 6th one I have started. Circles also seem to be one of my obsessions lately. Here I have gotten a page all set up for journaling. I have been adding lots of fun additions such as sewing sequins on to a page. To see more of these journals, just scroll down the page to see previous blog posts. Workshops for the File Folder Journals will be offered at these locations - Workshops. Celebrate lives, friendships and happenings with an Art Journaling & Mixed-Media party, tailored to meet your special occasion.

Workshops

Here are some ideas we can explore during an event, sometimes more then one depending on the details. Get introduced to the wonders of Art JournalingLearn how to bind your journal of watercolor paperLearn the art of Altered BooksLearn transfer techniquesFind out what ATC (Artists Trading Cards) is all about.22 Page Layout from one CTMH $12.95 paper pack. (not included in the price of event)2 and 1/2 hours – $25 per person Please Email me @ debis7860@yahoo.com for more info and to save a date. Peaches and sky. Vintage resources. Alisaburke. Cats. Hello my dear friends, this morning the postman brought me something special.

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It was mail from Lalaland aka England. Altered Bits: Free Vintage Photos, Free Medical and Anatomy Photos, Free Background Images, Free Paper Textures, Free Images, Free Backgrounds, Free Altered Art Templates (Artist Trading Card Envelope, Altars) Free images of the moment:

Altered Bits: Free Vintage Photos, Free Medical and Anatomy Photos, Free Background Images, Free Paper Textures, Free Images, Free Backgrounds, Free Altered Art Templates (Artist Trading Card Envelope, Altars)

Ink About It! We've been very busy since attending the retailer trade show at the end of March, and ordering new products!

Ink About It!

It was long days of attending classes to learn about the new products from all the popular vendors. Since then, we've spent a lot of time putting together orders. There was so much to see and learn that it's hard not to order everything! About the new "Ink About It on the go! " Although the retail store in Westford is no longer open, our plan is to have regular events at hotels and other venues where you can take classes, do crafts with friends, and purchase products. Joyouslybecoming: A video tutorial; mixed media background technique. I'm pleased to announce that I've accomplished one of my goals for 2011: my first video tutorial ever. I've got a lot of techniques I want to share and an upcoming online class is finally on the horizon in the not too distant future, after I get my manuscript sent off the end of March I'll be ready to work on my first class.

But until then, this is for you my readers, a "thankyou" for stopping by, occasionally leaving a foot or fingerprint, i love when you leave comments. It took me 3 trys at creating the video and this last attempt is far from perfect but I'm confident I will improve with time and practice as with everything else and hopefully, eventually, grow less self conscious in front of the camera. I think I need to do some photo self portraits again to snap myself out of it. I hope you enjoy my little presentation and find it to be a helpful tool for your artmaking toolbox or at least find a bit of inspiration, enough to take you into your studio to play. The Technique Trail. Roses On My Table - Online Art Workshops, Art Exhchanges, and Community. A big thank you to Lyn Belisle for offering this amazing art lab, Making Faces!

Lyn's soulful art work invites the viewer to linger on the beautiful details of her faces and collages which are often blended together in her canvas and shrine work. Lyn also creates unique spirit dolls of all shapes and forms using the faces she makes from her very own molds. We look forward to seeing Lyn soon, where she will be teaching two incredible, brand new workshops, at Artful Gathering 2014.

This art lab is currently in closed session. Find more photos like this on Roses On My Table. Three Simple Mixed Media Painting Techniques. Mixed Media art doesn't always include painting, but when it does it will bring your artwork to a new level of interest. Mastering a few simple painting techniques commonly used in mixed media art will help you to create the piece f artwork you have imagined. Using paints to create the background of your mixed media art piece allows you to make your work truly your own; a few paint colours can be bought fairly cheaply and from there you can mix them yourself to give you a pallet to suit your project.

You can also then paint and colour embellishments with the same paint, ensuring the colours will always go together. The three simple techniques will will review today are the blending washes technique, credit card painting technique and using hand-made stencils. For each of these techniques we will need a surface ready to paint onto (canvas or art journal), a few paint brushes, water to wash them in and kitchen papertowel. Mixed-Media Collage Creations: How to Apply Mixed Media to Collages Tutorial. Mixed Media Collage: Any combination of media with collage. — Nita Leland, Creative Collage Techniques Beginner's Collage Techniques : How to Create Mixed Media Collage Art Combining Two or More Mediums By Chris Dunmire In Parts 1 and 2, I showed you how to make a basic magazine collage into an assemblage by using elements from magazines and adding on 3D objects.

Tutorials. Altered Bits: Altered Art Links. Altered Art Sites | Altered Art Blogs | Altered Book Links Free Imagery | Free Fonts | Online Art Workshops | Artist Trading Card Links Magazines/Zines | Shopping/Basic Supplies one day i'll alphebetize this ever-grown disorganized list :) Inspirational Altered Art, Mixed Media Art, Illustration, Altered Doll, Art Journal, Book Making, and Wearable Art Web Sites Remnants of Olde >> I am so in love with Kerin and Charley's work! Collage journeys. Babsarella's Pocketful of Sunshine. It's been a while since I posted, but all is well and we are just keeping busy. Glazed, Distressed Paintings. I was so excited when Kirstin and Jordan of Kojo Designs asked me to be a part of their “the sincerest form of flattery” series!

Prepping the Pages of an Altered Book Journal. Studio Tour: Part One. Gulfsprite, Mixed-Media Artist. Layers with Journal Girl - Art Journaling. TwoCoolTexans-Glenda Bailey. My Fanciful Muse: June 2011. Art Blog Hop - Mixed-Media Map Art. Landofnodstudio's. Milliande Art Community for Women - A Mixed Media Art Community for Creative Women. Blog Directory. The Altered Page. Jennibellie Studio. Collage Ideas and How to Make A Collage. 1: If this is your first time I would use a page of card stock the same size as a piece of copy paper. *The Graphics Fairy LLC*

Techniques Zone. Gesso Samlper with bubble wrap and sequin waste.