Thursday, January 20, 2011
Monday, January 17, 2011
I created this piece at a workshop with the fabulous Sandra Spagnuolo. It is always so much fun to take a workshop with Sandra.
We started with small pieces of cut up magazine pages. We glued them down and then added some permanent marker and water based marker. Then we added layers of fluid acrylic. At this point I found my piece too dark and so I added some watercolor crayon in lighter colors.
I am actually pleased with this piece. I finally feel like I can do layers!
Tuesday, January 11, 2011
Sunday, January 9, 2011
Pictured above is the start of a journal cover, maybe. It still needs a lot of work. I have needle felted a number of different fibres to some cloth. I have used angelina fibres, dubbing (fly fisherman's material), painted silk, silk fibres, satin and some yarns. I think it has some potential and eventually it will come together. It will come together once I am clear as to where I want it to go.
Sometimes having too many options stops me in my tracks.
This year I have chosen the 'FOCUS' for myself. I don't do resolutions but choosing one word to concentrate on for the year is something I think will help me. I can be so scattered at times. Surely, focus will do me some good!
Rereading this post I realize it does not flow very well. I don't know how to fix so I will leave it as is. I think I need a nap.
Thursday, January 6, 2011
Last week I had two of my nieces over to play with our cameras. It was great to spend time with such lovely, creative young women! I am blessed to have nieces that enjoy spending time with me! The are wonderful young women and I enjoy spending time with them.
We were playing with black light and macro lenses. What fun! Pictured above is a shot that I am pleased to have taken.