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Thursday, January 15, 2009

Shoot for the moon!

My little ATC (that took steroids and turned into an 8x9") mixed media piece for my surprise swap partner.
Paper fabric collage, paper stars, metallic thread, beads, tapestry fabric colored with shiva paintsticks and turned into the moon.
Hope she likes

Saturday, January 10, 2009

color palette

So we were given this color palette to use for a swap on www.paperartistsonline.com.
Vanilla, Robin's Egg Blue, Leaf Green, Coffee, & Magenta
   Always a challenge when some else is telling you what you can use. Had a bit of a block for a while and then it "clicked"

Used blue for the base which I covered with jumbo java ink on background stamp. Stamped frame on vanilla cs with jumbo java ink, masked out the frame, stamped vine with acrylic stamp color with leaf green marker, then various flower stamps painted with magenta paint from golden.
Finished off with small bow & the word inspire

Monday, January 5, 2009

paper quilt

in reality they are 4x4" little fat book pages for a swap on Paperartistsonline.com. But once I laid them out I had to assemble them like my first love-a quilt.
All are paper, I used a stack of reversible photo mattes so all coordinated.