Wednesday, January 23, 2013

a picture tutorial

In one of the Facebook groups I belong to people from time to time share a step by step tutorial for a journal page. I thought I would do the same for anyone interested.







 
Using the sample on the right the final piece turned into this girl however if painting faces is not your thing the background would be great for a collage or any mixed media piece.
 
 
 
I hope you will try this technique, I would love to see how it turns out for you.
 
Thanks for stopping by.
 
Renee
 
 
 

Thursday, January 17, 2013

A little Play time today!

I've been busy getting our house in order for a family party coming up this weekend so have not had much art time recently. Until today...

Lately I have been drinking too much coffee during the day. I blame this on Keurig and all the companies that make K-cups in amazing flavors. Anyway, it's been affecting my sleep so I know I need to cut back at some point soon.

While laying awake in bed last night somehow I got to thinking about all the cats I had when I was a little kid and still had them on my mind this morning.

 
 
Felt great to get my fingers full of paint but now must get back to party preparations. Until next time, may your childhood memories be happy and I hope you find time to play!
 
Renee

Friday, January 11, 2013

Happy New Year

Happy New Year

Yes, I know it's been a new year for almost 2 weeks already - I've never been much for punctuality!

Between giving our house a face lift (new paint, floors, etc) and a couple art-related deadlines I've been a wee bit busy but I think I'm getting caught up now. I had some art play time and was able to finish this altered envelope this morning.

 
 
The challenge was to include a bird and an egg on each side of the envelope - ready to mail now.
 
I hope you are off to a wonderful 2013 and that you find some time to do something you love.