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.

Painted Postcards | Happy Greetings Postcards

All my Painted Postcards are finished and ready to be sent out. The last day to sign up for the DIY Postcard Swap is October 22, and after that I’m sitting down and sending out your addresses. And writing addresses … Continue reading

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Princess Postcards | Be You, Be Happy, Be Awesome

Today I’ve got four Princess Postcards to share, painted in the series of Happy Girl Postcards. All my Painted Postcards are finished, but I’m sharing just the princess ones today. I would love to know which of these you like … Continue reading

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Making postcards from Scratch – Part 3: Happy Girl Postcards

I have painted mostly Happy Girl Postcards as you will see in this part of Making a postcard from Scratch. It is Part 3: Adding details, a focal point or words to your DIY Postcards. The Finishing Touches that is. … Continue reading

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Making Postcards from Scratch – Part 2: Painting a Mixed Media Background

I am painting a colorful Mixed Media Background, join me as we continue with our postcards today. In this part 2 of Making Postcards from Scratch we’re going to create Mixed Media Postcard backgrounds, and I’ll also share some other … Continue reading

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Get Started | Make a Postcard from Scratch

It’s time to make postcards, don’t you agree? Here I’m making a postcard from Scratch – Part 1: Getting started. Making postcards is not difficult. Anyone can do it, and with a bit of effort, I think you’ll love the … Continue reading

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ICAD – Joining the Index Card A Day Challenge

I’m joining ICAD again this year, are you? I hope so, because I’d love to see what you make. Last year I filled 61 index cards with abstract art and learned a lot about what I like to paint. ICAD … Continue reading

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Postcard Collage Video 2: The Colorful Postcard

When I make collage postcards I choose paper scraps that I really like a lot, and try to make a pleasing and happy composition. A lot of it is hard to explain, as it happens intuitively. But the first step … Continue reading

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Painting triangles – or pyramids

The big question is whether you are going to be able to say a hearty yes to your adventure. Joseph Campbell My painting adventures continues, from watercolor circles to painting triangles. I was going to say: let’s dive in, but … Continue reading

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Exploring Watercolors

I have been exploring watercolors intensely for the past few months. Or: exploring water colours if you will, my whole life. Watercolors have always been in my artistic toolbox, never far from my fingertips. Long before I opened up my … Continue reading

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Warm Ups | the tabbed index dividers series

Last in the row of posts about index cards this year, I’m sharing the few index dividers I made first, before the real action in June got going: the “starters”, the warm ups, the fearful first experiments – but maybe, … Continue reading

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