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Art Journal Peek: Put a bird on it!

Art Journal Peek: Put a bird on it!

Hello my friends! It has been a long time since I did an Art Journal Peek, don’t you think? Sharing what’s in side my super secret journal is one of my most favorite things about having this blog… So today I’m sharing a whole spread and the creative process that lead me to that finished […]

Stamping Patterns with Found Objects

Stamping Patterns with Found Objects

Making hand made patterns with Found Objects is always satisfying and fun. My most recent explorations into stamping on fabric involved a garden hose stump found in the grass, among other things… I used the end of the garden hose stump to stamp circles, and couldn’t stop. It made such a pretty pattern! I liked […]

Quick Craft | Stamping & Coloring in

Quick Craft | Stamping & Coloring in

What the New Year brings to you will depend a great deal on what you bring to the New Year. Vern McLellan On scraps of watercolor paper I did some idea sketching, and mentioned that scrap papers can be used in a lot of fun ways. You could stamp your own note paper, for instance. […]

Art Journal Detail: A Row of Cats

Art Journal Detail: A Row of Cats

Another art journal pages from my handmade pink-orange journal: Transparent pocket with new jeans label inside. The right page is made from a paper bag, and has a row of cats at the top. Here is a close up: Related PostsArt Journal with almost “finished” pages Art Journaling: I’m keeping the Butterflies I believe I […]

The Sketchbook Project

The Sketchbook Project

I signed up and got my sketchbook a few weeks ago, so it was fun that so many mentioned this project in the comments yesterday. We are so many that already has signed up. It will be fun to follow along with those who post their progress online as I plan on. Well, if you […]

Stencils, plaster and a cork stamp

Stencils, plaster and a cork stamp

I gave stencil cutting another go, this time cutting out numbers for a mixed media piece I’ve been thinking about. Very Lynne Perrella inspired (and Michelle Ward too I guess) who is my favorite mixed media inspiration. Only when I cut the last line of the last number (9!) I cut myself and there were […]

Day #100 of daily art cards

Day #100 of daily art cards

Today is day 100 of this year and that means… yes, I’ve made 100 Daily Art Cards! Today I did a collage with a big eye in the middle. The all-seeing eye. Like many of my collages this one just “happened” with the magazine cut out that fell out of my sleeve today. They come […]

Carving a stamp

Carving a stamp

Studio Friday: Invented tool. My hand carved stamp! Way back in February this year I was dreaming of carving my own stamp. It looked like real fun. A while after I bought myself a red little tool and a small piece of linoleum in an artist store, but it was not until after the summer […]