valentine journal spread

I was playing around with ink sprays, and texture magic. I am running low on that stuff so I decided to make my own. with the baby powder…….Its like a cross between spackle and mud… I must have had been holding my tongue wrong , because it s working more like quick sand then a mediumContinue reading “valentine journal spread”

Can I have some more petite marshmallows in my hot cocoa?

Journal52 Facebook group   Week 6 Prompt: Window For this week’s prompt, think windows of opportunity, the view from your window, beautiful stained glass windows, quotes about windows – whatever resonates the most with you. You can paint, doodle, draw, collage – or a combination of all of the above – whatever you are mostContinue reading “Can I have some more petite marshmallows in my hot cocoa?”

Leave a little SPARKLE where EVER you go!

I finished another journal page , I wasn’t sure about adding it to the Journal52  Faceboook group , but decided to add it..  .And  Wow was surprised at how many comments I got there, And likes. I am thinking no one reads blogs any more that facebook is where everyone is now a days. but I amContinue reading “Leave a little SPARKLE where EVER you go!”

travel photo art

Trying different things out playing with the art journal. its snowing again so its a great time to get to play…water colors pens and markers…Also some texture magic from delta. I think they have done away with their line used to see it everywhere , now can’t find it any more . We did find someContinue reading “travel photo art”

breakin in my homemade journal….WATERCOLOR

Well I decided to play , It was snowing and nothing else better to do, got the nerve up to paint in the new homemade journal I made….. I just wish I could remember who’s Journal I saw this  painting in… well its basically someone else s  dandelion  idea… But I came up with make aContinue reading “breakin in my homemade journal….WATERCOLOR”

Mix media art journal for my Grand daughter

She is always looking threw my art journals and telling me she loves them. She is a very talented young girl , and loves to paint, watercolor, draw , So I am surprising her with her own art journal to do with as she likes…..

cone shape’s Halloween challenge……..

So the challenge was cone shape decorations for Halloween….. And Well I love mine … Had some help from my grand daughter Elizabeth, she tore the napkins and cut the paper for the shingles witch is another project… LOL… so We have been  very busy creating the halloween   fun … started off with posterContinue reading “cone shape’s Halloween challenge……..”

working on Fairy home made from bamboo and paper clay

started off with a bamboo place mat…. with some cutting and gluing.. then I made a paper cone and added paper clay to get the cone shape.. and glued it to the house.And then came some paint…… paint paint … some  Grandchildren helpers gluing leafs and pink rocks…grammy waiting on the jems and more rocksContinue reading “working on Fairy home made from bamboo and paper clay”

journal page with tissue paper and watercolors……………

You can find this wrapping paper everywhere, I bought this at the Dollar Tree. along with glue sticks.  cut to size of your journal . Now paint soft line across your page with water colors. random stamp your images. add more color in areas you want to highlight, like eyes cheeks.   Now these watercolorsContinue reading “journal page with tissue paper and watercolors……………”

Mix media ART Greeting card

Oh I love the Queen’s Ann flower and my Cricket cartridge lyrical letters has it …. I wanted to make a stencil out of it but that didn’t pan out.so instead I cut 2 -5 inch and 2 -3 inch flowers …{press connect button  then shift, spring and the cut  button  .   then pressContinue reading “Mix media ART Greeting card”

Napkin Wire Ballerina

a basic wire frame of Ballerina… Mod Podge or homemade stuff. thin torn napkins {separate the layers so its thin…} cover with glue the strip and wrap on the wires….. Let dry …… make dress glue string for hair.. add a tuttu skirt…………. please show me yours …..

Christmas chair HAT!

I made one because they were too expensive at the stores and on line . Dollar tree is my FRIEND…. LOVE that place… All you need is a red table cloth with a white fuzzy side …. cut to fit your chair in a triangle shape sew red side for the hat and the whiteContinue reading “Christmas chair HAT!”

Altering game pieces into Steampunk Book

Well you have been seeing them and wanting to try this, My art friend,  Edie Cournoyer  Made a great video on this  on youtube….     visit her for more great videos and ideas….   Wow such fun….. remember you can make this book about anything Christmas birthdays, any thing you’d like…. remember to leave EdieContinue reading “Altering game pieces into Steampunk Book”

Felt artist trading pins…oldie but goodie…

Felt artist trading pins 02APR20071 Comment by rosebudinnh in Uncategorized 1. choose colors for felt fibers and photo. 2.cut the heat and bond 3.Iron heat and bond to felt 4.cool and peel off paper, save paper to reuse as needed. 5.cut into strips 6. cut into 3 pieces. 7. add fibers and strings,cover and Iron again. 8. add flowerContinue reading “Felt artist trading pins…oldie but goodie…”

face s are fun to paint

I am  practicing, painting faces its a paint over the face lesson to learn where and how to paint the eyes and nose ect. in the correct areas and it also help s you to notice where the shading goes. I really like how this is going. and hope to do more of this typeContinue reading “face s are fun to paint”

scratch napkin torn art off the list of things to try…..

I have been wanting to try this napkin torn art collaged on paint layers and white napkins . found some perfect ones to use..And like how this one turned out added some white lines with my white out pen.

here”s the photos , now lets see what you can do with them .

Any of various large insects of the order Odonata or suborder Anisoptera, having a long slender body and two pairs of narrow, net-veined wings that are usually held outstretched while the insect is at rest. Also called regionally darner, darning needle, devil’s darning needle, ear sewer, mosquito fly, mosquito hawk,needle, skeeter hawk, snake doctor, snake feeder, spindle. Regional Note: Regional terms for the dragonfly are numerousthe DictionaryContinue reading “here”s the photos , now lets see what you can do with them .”

Zentangle white out art

Started out with doing some Zentangle art .    then some white stenciling of different sizes of circles with  paint… and some red script stamped on the white paint. Using regular  ACRYLIC Paints. Next I stamped a Rose with black paint and let it dry, then out lined it in White using a WHITE OUT PEN..Continue reading “Zentangle white out art”

making Stencils for mix media art…..

I have made some stencils for glass etchings and different types of stencils for projects using different items, Plastic coating for furniture covers, it was really hard to  cut in small areas but great for a silhouette, and for etchings or paper stencil. Also used heavy card stock and then coated it with crystal lacquer, worksContinue reading “making Stencils for mix media art…..”

making my own stencils….

I have been playing with different types of ways to make stencils. I used clear transparent contact paper, it s really hard to get good cuts on this.  I thought it would be great for protecting the papers from paint inks or what ever I throw at  My home made stencils.  I”ve used plastic furnitureContinue reading “making my own stencils….”

Using water Color tubes in place of GELATOs

Wanted to play along online with some artist but I had not gotten my hands on Gelatos YET… LOL so went for the next best thing I have on hand….I bought these a while back at the Christmas tree for $2.99 good deal, LOVE THESE wonderful colors……….. First thing was doing a photo transfer onContinue reading “Using water Color tubes in place of GELATOs”