Monthly Archives: September 2010

Sew with acrylic painted fabric

Painting your own fabrics is exciting to me. Altering what is to see what you get is an adventure. Exploring new ways to make your mark in the world, little by little… Following Alisa’s advice from the dvd workshop I … Continue reading

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Image Transfer with Matte Medium

Did you know you can create your own Image Transfer in your Art Journal using matte medium? It’s a bit time consuming to do, but fun to try. You can transfer images to canvas or any other flat surface too. … Continue reading

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Paint with a Plastic Card

The card I use when I scrape paint is a my old student card, but it is hardly visible behind all that paint. I’ve been using it for a few years now. I love using this method! It is one … Continue reading

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Painting on fabric with acrylics

There is no big secret to know before you start painting on fabric. You splash the paint on just as you would when making a background in your Art Journal or on canvas. It is rather simple once you get … Continue reading

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Turning the Mind Into an Ally

The enlightened alternative is to appreciate how incredibly rare and precious human life is. The enlightened alternative is to appreciate EVERYTHING. By appreciating whatever we encounter we can use it to further our journey of warriorship. We are good as … Continue reading

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Creative women on the movie screen

You were given life; it is your duty (and also your entitlement as a human being) to find something beautiful within life, no matter how slight. Elizabeth Gilbert Lately I have been thinking about this new category of films that … Continue reading

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My imaginary Boyfriend

I found this Swedish guy in a vintage book with lots of head shots of serious looking men. I think he is darling cute, with his big ears and his hair combed back with some grease. He is trying to … Continue reading

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Inspiration to learn from – for free

I had a nice creative hiatus during August with no sewing, painting or art, this week I am trying to find my way back. I have done very little surfing too during August and now I’m at it again, taking … Continue reading

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