Friday, February 24, 2017

TCW and CCBrands Match Up - Spring Time in a Bottle

Hi Everyone.
I'm up on the TCW Blog with a project for Match Up with Canvas Corp Brands.  We were given a wonderful selection of materials from Canvas Corp to use. It was a lot of fun.
 
 
 
The Crafter’s Workshop provided me with stencils and mediums to create this project. The opinions I share are solely my own because I do love to use them.
 
Oh don't forget to head over the blog and leave a comment for a chance to win a great prize!
 
 
Here is the project I created.
 

You can see how I created it and all the supplies I used by clicking HERE.
 
Here is all the information about the prize. HEAD ON OVER for a change to win.
 
Here is your chance to get your hands on a wonderful collection of products from The Crafter’s Workshop and Canvas Corp Brands.  Here is all you need to do….
  1. leave a comment here on any or all of the Match Up Posts during the month of February with The Crafter’s Workshop  and CCB.  You can leave one on each post for more chances to win.  Don’t forget to include #tcwccbmatchup so we can find you!!!
  2. and/or leave a comment on the CCB Facebook page. Don’t forget to include #tcwccbmatchup so we can find you!!!
  3. and/or leave a comment on any of the CCB Instagram posts where you see any of the projects from the CCB team or the TCW team.  Don’t forget to include #tcwccbmatchup so we can find you!!!
You can follow along by searching #tcwccbmatchup too.  If you love what you see and would like to join the Facebook group the CCB Collective – ask to join today.
 
Thanks so much for stopping by!
Good luck!!
 
 
 


Sunday, February 12, 2017

Photography Fun

Hi Everyone!

I've been playing with my cell camera and having lots of fun with an App called Photolab.

 This is the Willow tree down the street from my house.


Here it is after I finished editing it.


There are so many different styles and layers that I can play on it all night.  Here are a few more.




These metal deer are in my living room. I was playing with the light coming in from the window.




Here is what it looks like after I edited it in the App.


Here are some other photographs I edited. I can't find the original pictures. These are pictures taken outside.






I'll leave you with one of me. I'm also love playing with Snapchat.



That's all for now.
Thank you for stopping by!




Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Mixed Media Painting - TCW Design Team Project

Hi Everyone!
Just sharing my Design Team project for The Crafter's Workshop.


It was created using their new stencil called Rose Garden and it's on mixed media paper. 

You can see my tutorial on The Crafters Workshop Blog.

The Crafter's Workshop provided me with stencils and mediums to create this project.
The opinions I share are solely my own because I do love to use them.

Thanks so much for stopping by!


Friday, February 3, 2017

Oh How I Love Experimenting

I love pulling out my art supplies and experimenting on different techniques, colors, mediums, styles, etc.
 
One of the many things I love is layering and black and white paintings. I keep telling myself to keep experimenting with it but then never follow through. For 2017 I'm following through with it. 
 
 
Today I'm going to show you my first work in process paintings. I decided to go tiny. These canvas panels are 3"x3" and 3"x6".  I have more success when I work on a smaller scale than starting with a 12x12 canvas/paper.
 
I also pulled out rubber stamps, stamped on deli paper and adhere it to the canvas in between the layers.
 
 
I don't know where I'm going with them but I will post pictures when they are complete.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Thanks so much for stopping by!
 


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


Friday, January 27, 2017

Art Challenges - My Thoughts and Art

The title really should be
The Challenge
of a Challenge
for someone Challenged like me.

I have good intentions at the beginning of the year to try a couple of art challenges. Tori Weyer's #DrawRiotDaily I follow along on Instagram and love her journal pages and those that join in on the challenge. This year I said, I want to do it. Easy peasy.

#DrawRiotDaily Day 1 - Fresh

There is also Rae Missigman's Art Marks 30 day Challenge. Making art marks on my journal pages for 30 days. I want to do that. Easy peasy. 

#DrawRiotDaily Day 2 Joy 


Well my fellow artists, not so easy peasy for me.
I did not start Art Marks 30 Day Challenge.
I've only completed 6 days of #DrawRiotDaily.
I can go back and play catch up.
I can start again with her new prompts for February.
Can I join in at any time?
Yes, but what's stopping me?

I haven't a clue.

#DrawRiotDaily Day 3 Green  


It could be because I'm so far behind I'll never get caught up so why continue.
 You know that frustration you feel when you couldn't keep up.

#DrawRiotDaily Day 5 Light

  I'm really enjoying the challenge. 
So instead of playing catch up, I'm just going to do the days I can. See how many I can complete by the end of the year. There are no rules on how you complete it and that's what I have to remember.

#DrawRiotDaily Day 6 Cup

#DrawRiotDaily Day 7 Plant


I would love to hear from you.
Are you challenged by challenges?
Thanks so much for stopping by!