Monthly Archives: February 2014

Collage, Draw, Paint

A couple of fun paintings I did this week.  I’m taking an online class through Carla Sonheim with Diane Culhane.  It’s a base of collage, outline an image with a fat marker and add gesso on top.  Finished off with … Continue reading

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Indigo and Violet

The last two of my “rainbow series, 5/week collages”.  I thought indigo would be a boring collage but it turned out to be one of my favorites to make.  I divided my 8 x 8 into a grid and found … Continue reading

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I’d Rather Be Blue…

I’d rather be blue thinking of you, I’d rather be blue without you, than happy with somebody with somebody new…..ta-da…dada…da.  That song streams through my head whenever I think of blue too much, so I was singing it to myself … Continue reading

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Valentine postcards

These are on their way to some special kiddos in my life.  Valentine postcards made with various papers, splattered paint, embroidery floss and decorative tapes–made with love! Hope you all have a sweet Valentine’s Day full of special moments with … Continue reading

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Lovin’ Green

Green is my color to relax in, to drift to sleep in, to dream in.  If I could only see one color I would choose green, besides it looks great with black and white.   No wonder my favorite place to … Continue reading

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Giraffe, where are you?

Y.E.L.L.O.W.   Number 3 in my rainbow collage series.  I start most of the collages by gathering into a pile any papers that I think might “fit” in with the theme.  A lot of these are magazine bits (I keep anything … Continue reading

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Orange you glad I didn’t say Banana.

Orange Day!  Which reminds me of my favorite knock-knock joke. Knock-knock. Who’s there? Banana. Banana who? Knock-knock. Who’s there? Banana. Banana who? Knock-knock. (repeat numerous times) Knock-knock. Who’s there? Orange. Orange who? Orange you glad I didn’t say Banana!!!! Yes, … Continue reading

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Queen of Hearts

This current series of 5/week collages is my “rainbow” series.  I got the inspiration from Daisy Yellow’s Creative Experiment Challenge:   http://daisyyellowart.com/vividlife/the-february-experiments.html   One of the challenges is to work through the rainbow (red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet) and … Continue reading

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