Tuesday, April 22, 2014

"bird princess"

A page from my journal..."dont put off your happy life"  ...It goes by too quickly..for sure  :)  thanks roc nicholas for the sweet image= "bird princess" at the Stampotique store
I started with some acrylics/credit card painted :) and continued with a stencil (Ronda Pallazzari-Crafters workshop)   "bird princess" is stamped on kraft and cut out. 
Thanks for looking!

Sunday, April 13, 2014

artistcellar stencils!

Just dropping in to show you these awesome new stencils I got at the artistcellar store.  Sacred Hearts Series... 4
I rubbed some acyrlics on an old music score sheet and white cs, then stenciled over it with white wash.  I did some doodling with a black permanent pen and the sentiment is from the computer.  Lastly I sewed around the edges and mounted on a painted canvas board (6x6).  Not sure if i will frame this or not...
below is just a quick card I made to try the stencil out when i got it...so fun! Acyrlics...
Cant wait to use the other 2.  Thanks for looking  :)
 

Friday, April 11, 2014

GOSH...time to post here! tyou !

Life happens when you are busy making other plans....John Lennon....
Happy Spring!  After a long rough Winter..and unplanned madness...We need some fun creative time!
Starting with a post card made for a good friend of mine....

 I used an image by Maria at the Stampotique store called "upward bound"..love it :) I shmeared some acrylics on mixed media with an old credit card -(Strathmore) paper, stenciled (Julie Balzer) clouds and stamped the bunny.  The sentiment is Pinterest inspired.

Doesnt EVERYONE NEED "carrot" from the Stampotique store this time of year???  Carrot is stamped , cut out and colored with Copics for this card. 
AND....my post card for the post card swap on the "roc nicholas" facebook group! 
I had to use "roc's angel"   LOVE this angel!
Thanks for LOOKING!

Friday, February 21, 2014

a little "roc" post..

I am "up" for showing you a little bit of creativity using roc's images...this is a card using "stacked cups"..I used some images I cut out of a dp pad to go with this.  "Stacked cups were colored and cut our for the top over an ink dripped background.
Below is "Viking girl"...she is sailing away on top of a post card..did a little doodling over these bright acrylic paints. 
You know these images and other fun ones like them can be found at the Stampotique store  :) 

Thanks for looking- hope you are enjoying the weekend!

Friday, February 14, 2014

Happy Valentine's day...

Sharing some Valentines....

Playing with paints, spray inks, pens and some sewing.  
Hope you all have a wonderful day with someone you love.....for now..here is my Valentine...granddaughter aka "cutest girl in the world"...  thanks for looking!

Monday, February 3, 2014

journaling along this year...

Progressing along this year with my journaling.  This is a page that I did journaling along with Effy Wild "my morning routine" in mind...
I started with some "card scrapes" of acrylics on a mixed media paper that had been gessoed.  Then I even painted on a few stripes with a brush.  The book print scraps added after with collage pauge (Tracy Bautista- love it) and then I drew the girl with a pencil and sharpie.  I wanted her hair a bit transparent so I used what I had on hand...dylusions teal with a paint brush.  After , her face is done with some TH sandal paint and some Americana acrylic lavender.  I gave her a dress of torn book print and made her eyes with a black pen and marker.  Did some doodling and lettering and ofcourse I used my white uniball pen.   This was so fun..I think I could do this for hours!
Still arting  along with my Documented life pages and this journal- Thanks for looking!
**plugging this in to  "art journaling every day" with Julie Balzer  and paint party Friday.

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Valentine postie!

Gotta get a few Valentines out!  Starting with a "roc" inspired post card here..
I started with some gessoed mixed media paper that was cut 4x6 size.  I sprayed some dylusions. :)
I used my "scalloped lace border" stamp on a scrap of gelli paper and cut it out.  I used "stacked love" printed directly on the card and colored with Prisma color markers.  The stars and hearts were stenciled on and I did some doodling with a white uniball pen. ( The arrows are a fun wheel-stamp- not sure who makes it cuz I have had it for quite some time. )
Images are by roc Nicholas and can be purchased at the Stampotique store!
Have you heard about the "documented life" project?
I am working on it and hope I can keep it up!  If you haven't checked it out- you should..its free and fun!
Here we were to use a "selfie" and since I don't have many pics of myself,  I used this one of me in kindergarten.  The background is stencils and lots of acyrlics.





Below I am sharing my mini-moleskin journal for " on the go art".  It is a great way to doodle and make a wee bit of art every day.
I just made some notes of my week visiting family..
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Thanks for looking!