Category Archives: Art Experiments

Mixed media is when you mix materials that usually don’t mix. I love to paint on fabric, sew on painted surfaces, and use crayons on the same page as I use watercolour, ink and acrylics.

Experimenting with Index Card Art

In the beginning of June I shared that I was joining the summer challenge index-card-a-day, an Index Card Art Project open to everyone, and since then I have (almost) daily posted a painted index card to my instagram account and … Continue reading

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Personalizing a Watercolor Box

Watercolors are commonly stored in a boring looking black metall box bought in the store…But does it need to be so… black? …so boring? …so store bought looking? I say: nay! Let’s personalize it and make it more fun! When … Continue reading

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Going back to basics with your Artwork

Going back to basics today! When you take a longer break from your main art practice, it is sometimes hard to find your way back into the well known and comfortable making of art… You want to find your way … Continue reading

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Experiments with acrylic paint | smooch, rub, lift

Creativity is an elixir of life. It keeps us from being dried up and brittle by keeping the essence of our life-force juiciness channeling into new ideas, projects and visions. Heatherash Amara I love experimenting with acrylic paint. Making collage … Continue reading

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A Little Art as a Daily Practice

I have been creating a Little Art as a Daily Practice for the past two months, and it has totally rejuvenated me as an artist. If you follow me on instagram you have seen most of these pieces, but I … Continue reading

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Creating a Series of Postcards

When I am creating postcards I usually start by cutting ten or more pieces of paper to size. Cereal boxes are perfect material to use as a canvas for what ever medium I am choosing to work with, be it … Continue reading

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Letting Creativity Loose

Always pass on what you have learned. Yoda Sometimes I forget how to do a collage, how to paint or how to draw. It feels like I’m lost, or like I’ve lost my ability to be creative. But then I … Continue reading

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A Love Message

I found this as I was going through the folders on my computer. I didn’t post it with the other pink or blue-green altered vintage postcards, those that I sent out to the swappers on my list. This postcard was … Continue reading

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Blue Altered Vintage Postcards

Observant readers might have noticed that in my pink postcard post I only featured five out of the ten postcards I made for the DIY Postcard Swap I host. So let’s take a look at the rest of the altered … Continue reading

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Painting on Vintage Postcards

This summer I bought a whole pile of vintage (but not sent) postcards with motifs from around Sweden. You know the kind, postcards of buildings that might be bought as souvenirs but always are so darn boring to get in … Continue reading

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