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Thursday, September 20, 2007

Art from Junk?

I'm excited. It's going to be a warm and sunny weekend, 80's, and we are off to the beach tomorrow for the weekend. You guys know it's one of my favorite spots. It's so beautiful and our friends there are the simply the best! I came to the conclusion that I spend way too much time planning and thinking and planning and more planning when I work on my art pages. So my goal this week; in addition to getting projects ready for a craft sale in November; was to produce at least two pages daily for my sketch book. Without all the planning, just doing. I didn’t need to add the journaling, just go with the flow and just create. It was FUN! I forgot how much fun just going with the flow could be.

“HE” popped into my studio and watched my work in progress last night. “You just started and the pages are there before you know it!” - “Whoosh!” -“You can do that because you know what you’re making, right?” "becuase you've done it so many times it's all in your head>"….

Me - ”That’s right!” (LOL, I don’t have a clue what I doing and that was the point of it.)
His final comment before walking out of the room “You’re art (yes he actually calls it art) is created from just cut up stuff…look around it’s like a junk yard… and you create cool things from ...just junk.” Naturally I start to take offense at the junk yard comment and reply “I like my room…and the junk.” He assured me it’s a complement. I'll keep him!

So here's this weeks creations for my sketchbook. They will accompany me to the beach where I may add the journaling.

Thursday, September 6, 2007

New Art for Swaps

Hi today I am posting different swap pieces I have made.
The first one is is for Clown themed Tipins - front and back.
Next is mini ATC's in autumn colors.
And my favorite is the doodle ATC's. I doodled the flowers and colored them with pencils and cut up strips of my earlier doodles to create the ground. I like doodling. I can do it anywhere... even while I work. Oops did I say that? Anyway, I hope you enjoy them.

Wednesday, September 5, 2007

New Sketchbook Page

The theme is "What I want to be when I grow up".

Oh phooey! Do I have to grow up? I really like to playing and growing up means less play time and no nap time.

When I grow up I want to be a COWGIRL or maybe a ROCK & ROLL STAR!! Well I got Mom's singing voice (very bad) not Dad's (he played in a local country band) so Rock& Roll star? Afraid not. I do like to slip on my cowgirl boots and play cowgirl...yee haw! Maybe I can become a sorceress and wield some magic?

Monday, September 3, 2007

My Sketchbook Challenge


It's been some time since I actually posted some art! I have a new scanner, a birthday gift from "him" and I will try to catch up. As mentioned in my last blog I am working on a sketchbook with one of my favorite art groups and promised to post what I have done so far. The first page is "My Name" using words to describe me that spell my name. For example D=Dreamer, N=Naughty

Page 2 is "8 Things I Love" - I'm not happy with this page. (:-w

Next "My Life in Numbers" Yes, I jumped around in the list. That's where Naughty comes into play.

And my fourth post is "My Family Traits Tree"

I find this to be a bit of a challenge for me and not something that flows easily. Since I have been doodling a lot (will post some of them later) I think I will be adding more of that to my sketchbook.

Below is the di Vinci Code Tip in I made for a swap.