This piece was made by finger-painting on Bristol vellum and then cutting the pieces out by hand. The background was made by dragging a piece of cardboard through the leftover paint on the palette, and then swiping it across the paper in an upward motion. I uploaded the photo to […]
Tag: mixed media art
The dolphin was an early symbol in Christian art. Because dolphins swim alongside boats, they represent Christ who guides believers to heaven. More about the dolphin as a symbol for Christ can be read here. More importantly to me, dolphins grieve and mourn their young. The reason I chose dolphins for […]
Having my work featured in three publications at the same time is pretty awesome! In the previous post I showed you my owl cards in Somerset Studio. You can also see my “Blue Winter” piece in the Winter 2014 issue of Somerset Gallery. This was the first time I attempted […]
Delighted to see my Blue Owl postcards featured in the newest Somerset Studio. I loved making these cards with the owl stamp I carved. It’s a beautiful issue, as always. The artist papers included are particularly lovely. Feeling the holiday spirit yet? I hope you’re having a wonderful week, […]
It’s better than losing her mind, yes? Have a great weekend and thanks for stopping by!
These two butterfly canvases are available on my Etsy shop for medical research. All proceeds from my shop are donated to research for Cockayne Syndrome. My little boy, Knox, was diagnosed with this extremely rare disease when he was 8 months old. He’ll be celebrating his 3rd birthday this July, […]
I still play. I create things that are totally unrealistic and completely impractical, just for fun. I was watching Dowton Abbey and noticed a chatelaine, worn by the housekeeper, Mrs Hughes. Chatelaines were a ‘useful’ form of jewellery, worn when women’s clothing had no pockets. They were dangled from the […]
I played with nail polish on paper. It didn’t turn out like I expected, but the colors were pretty! So I made a small collage with it… I used a rubber stamp for the butterfly and cut it out… Hope you’re having a great week! Thanks for […]
Good-bye pastels… Hello primaries… Hope you like my blue-haired momma with her sweet baby. Thanks for stopping by!