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”

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”

layered tag booklet with blue spring challenge…..

  My  things to do list is going down…  This was a lot of fun  Love d trying  the layers and the colors of blue here,  I also added to them some bling ,sparkles ,charms , cut 5 or 6 tags  . Don’t forget to punch the holes.. next cut the ends to make itContinue reading “layered tag booklet with blue spring challenge…..”

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……………”

new project coming soon…this is a sneek peek of whats being used..

Working on some ideas that I’ ve  had brewing , just didn’t get the items ,  ink , or something was missing to work on it..  Well I am back on this one… MORE INFORMATION COMING … just wanted to see if I could get anyones attention for this one. any guesses?  

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 .

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Torn magazine paper art…

I have been wanting to try this for some time its on the long list of things to try. And its alot of fun kind of like putting a puzzle together, but more fun tear your own shapes. The first thing to do is to draw a shape on paper and cut it out, IContinue reading “Torn magazine paper art…”

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”

Every one loves free e- magazines….

So I have my collection on pinterest and thought maybe it was time to share these wonderful free magazine that I found  over the surfing on the internet I do. http://pinterest.com/rosebudinnh/online-magazines-for-free/  

Dream big

playing with my new stippling brushes working on inks and paints also tissue pasting.stamp on tissue then add glue mixture  or mod Podge to attach it gives a see threw look, very pretty… need to keep it straight, and not let the tissue fold when applying. just trying out new ways instead of glue thenContinue reading “Dream big”

blending black,white,red background for art

stared with white outline frame using a old credit card or mail trash credit cards,{lol}  paint red  from middle down then wipe card clean and with credit card scrape a black line at bottom area of page, now mix white paint and red so looks slightly pink scrap a layer on the top area.

Did you KNOW Yasutomo makes PAN watercolors?

Well yes they do! found these at the Hobby Lobby… while on vacation, and theres a bigger bonus they are PEARLESCENT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!         and OH SO PRETTY………………………….   check it out a sweet case,  that has an insert on the lid for mixing your colors……….. so I have been playing with my make overContinue reading “Did you KNOW Yasutomo makes PAN watercolors?”

PAINT AND PEEL….with ranger non stick craft sheet…

choose 4 or 5 paint colors, I use acrylic paint for this, apply paint in strips squeeze it out add some dots ,circles whatever designs you like. Spread out the paint making it smooth , but not to deep , just sort of smoothing out and spreading , not to thin because you’ll be peelingContinue reading “PAINT AND PEEL….with ranger non stick craft sheet…”

paper clay and gold foil with fingernail designs from dollar store

Oh this was alot of fun adding mini beads, sparkles , gold foil flakes from tiny fingernail art designs that came in their own cute little bottles … NOW that I have your attention let me say how cool these little bottles are and you can make them over into necklaces also. but first IContinue reading “paper clay and gold foil with fingernail designs from dollar store”