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Protect your work surface

Protect your work surface

Now that I’m in love with rolls of brown wrapping paper I want it everywhere. I’ve rolled some out on my work surface. This paper has been protecting the desk from getting dirty with acrylic paint while I was painting. Actually I think it is extremely pretty. Call me crazy, I don’t care… If you […]

Painting Extra Big on brown paper

Painting Extra Big on brown paper

Adopt this philosophy: When it comes to art journals, anything worth doing is worth overdoing! Quote from the book True colors (found at The Altered page) Love this quote! And so appropriate, because overdoing is my favorite thing to do too. Last month I did a few flowers on brown paper and noticed how much […]

Finding texture everywhere

Finding texture everywhere

Continuing on my crusade to make backgrounds in a fun way! I admit that I mostly used rubber stamps to make wax crayon resist when I first tried this, but now I’m making up for that because I don’t want anyone to have to go buy expensive big stamps to try this easy mark making […]