Monthly Archives: July 2010

Travel Journal Cover Story

Sure, you want to travel some day. When you have vacation time, or when you’re older. Well, what are you waiting for? Find a way to take a trip, if not this month, then sometime soon. You may need to … Continue reading

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Right now I’m really digging…

Right now I’m really digging the small piles of new stuff that is laying around here. I want to dive in and use them all, as usual, but summer is keeping me outside enjoying the warmth against my skin. Just … Continue reading

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Art Journal Strip Ease

I love painting decorative papers. I use them in my art journal and collage work, and today I’m going to show you one way that you can use painted papers in a fun way. For the July crusade I took … Continue reading

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Painting your Own Decorative Papers

Painting decorative papers to use in collage and mixed media art projects is pure happiness to me. I love making my own thing, as you know. Spreading the paint out on recycled printer papers is something I love doing. Mixing … Continue reading

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The Giant Poppy

Greetings from a Giant Poppy. The latest addition to Dad’s garden is a Giant Poppy. He called me over when he had put it in the ground, to admire it with him. And I have to agree with him, it … Continue reading

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Golden liquid acrylic paint & some Twinkling

Painting is like magic to me. You touch the paper with colors and an image appears! A realist will tell you it’s not magic at all but a science of understanding colors and textures. I’d rather look at painting as … Continue reading

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Continuing with the Squares: Moth, Bunny, Owl, Mountain

Moth-eaten clouds, original art Collage by iHanna, May 2010. Sold. Available. I’m continuing with square collages. Little originals created with my favorite materials right now; pieces of wrinkled papers, acrylic paint, pencil and charcoal pen. They are the same size … Continue reading

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