To make these tiny little boat tags you’ll need: Halved walnut shells Acrylic paints and brush Cotton cloth/Fabric Scissors Toothpicks Air-dry clay for the tops of the masts. Blank tags, red and blue cardstock Red ribbon Hot glue gun You can make these simply, leaving the shells natural and attaching […]
Tag: tag art
This tag came on an ornament I received. I always notice the tags on retail items since I love to collect all different sorts of shapes to use as templates. I loved the shape of this tag and I’ve never seen a paper punch this shape, so I tucked it away in my […]
What can you do with a decorative laminate sample card from your local home improvement store? Make a Valentine!! I’ve seen a lot of silhouettes lately: pretty profiles of elegant ladies set onto all different types of paper projects. I set out to alter this laminate sample into a lovely silhouette Valentine. It’s […]
Even the most creative person has a project flop now and then. That I have slightly more projects fail than succeed is a fact that I’m not going to share on this blog very often. I generally keep my art gone bad to myself, slipping it quietly into the waste basket with the outgoing pampers:) However, to encourage all artists […]
There have been many sea shell drawings around my house lately, and they haven’t all been done by me. My sea shell tag art has inspired my 7 year old and she has been sketching away. This is just one more thing I love about starting this blog. It […]
Drawing these shells has been good practice. Yes, it would’ve been so much easier to buy a unmounted sheet of shell stamps somewhere, but again, the goal was drawing practice. So here is #12- A ‘skillets macron’ shell, to be exact.
Text says, “And it came to pass that when Jesus had finished these sayings, he departed from Galilee and came into the coasts of Judea beyond Jordan. And great multitudes followed…”
I drew the giant conch by hand with a hard graphite pencil and then used Prismacolors pencils for color.