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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! 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. Tim's Sally. CarolDesjarlais. May your pens be mighty swords of truth.... and Grace!.


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. Here, within these reams and schemes of mine, may you find a provocative promise of new sight, or image, or touch from wordy symbols of my need to be skin to skin with other’s obvious meanings. 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. Miniature blank books complete with coffee-stained pages, uniquely handcrafted and delicately decorated.

Book Jewelry

Writable, wearable book jewelry ... Harry Potter Collection Twilight Collection Sherlock Collection Inspired Collection. Patti Medaris Culea - dolls, doll maker, art dolls, doll patterns. Blissful Pumpkin. Serpent Mandalas. Artful Evidence. {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. Peaches and sky. Vintage resources. Alisaburke. Cats. Hello my dear friends, this morning the postman brought me something special.


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) 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.

joyouslybecoming: A video tutorial; mixed media background technique

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. Three Simple Mixed Media Painting Techniques. 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.

Mixed-Media Collage Creations: How to Apply Mixed Media to Collages Tutorial

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! They create the most amazing pieces of delectable art and jewelry. You can also check them out on Etsy if you want to buy something fabulous. Madame Talbot's Victorian Lowbrow >> 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. Not a lot of arty stuff going on, however I am working on some holiday tags. We also took a brief vacation last week to Orlando and enjoyed some time at Universal Studios. Some of us rode on scary water rides while the other one (me) took photos. We were hoping to spend a bit more time at the pool, but the weather was not very cooperative.

Still was a fun time though. 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! I love a good challenge so I’ve been keeping my eye out for something on my “wish list” that would be fun to do! I love these prints of glazed paintings from Ballard Designs and decided to make a miniature version of the beach themed one: With a few simple steps (and an eager toddler), I was able to mimic a similar glazed effect to create my own beach painting! I use a paper mache layer underneath the paint so that I can get a peeling-paint-aged-look.

My family spent most of the summer at Debordieu beach (near Georgetown, S.C.) when I was growing up. Here’s how to make your own! Prepping the Pages of an Altered Book Journal. I recently started an altered book project that will serve as a journal of my recollected childhood memories. I’m going to show you how I prep my pages and I invite you to play along with me by altering a book of your own. If you’ve never altered a book before, I promise you, it’s very easy, and more importantly, incredibly fun. This is the book I’m using. I bought it at the library for 25¢. Check your public library. When choosing a book to alter, there are a few things I consider. 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. Later on when you are confident you can upsize to canvas's or whatever you like. 2: Decide what colours you want to use for a start. I usually chose 3-4 colours as the main features. 3: Gather all your materials together and wear some old clothes. 4: The sorts of materials you need are PVA white glue, water it down 1 part glue to 1/8th Part water. 5: Start by ripping the pictures out and instead of cutting them rip them all the way around so they have lovely uneven edges. *The Graphics Fairy LLC*

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