Monday, 29 December 2014

Journal Process Video - Fly

I love creating in an art journal and you can take a look and see how I created this journal page in the video below.  I really enjoy the process to see how the page starts out and what you eventually end up producing.






Enjoy!

Tuesday, 23 December 2014

My Color is Beautiful Art - Registration Open! and BONUS gift!

My Color is Beautiful Art 2015 - Registration open!


Registration is open!  

To sign up for the class 

You will be redirected to Tiare Smith's site - (the course organizer) where you can choose a couple of different packages, and the price starts at $49!

I would love you to join us on this exciting adventure

Here are the teachers for the course, including me:)


I look forward to meeting you on the course, we are going to have lots of fun! 


I am really excited to be able to offer a bonus gift for all those who register HERE for the course I have decided to give away a free paper and embellishment pack, filled with lots of goodies for you to use as part of my lesson on the course and for any other creative activity that you might have...

I will include in the pack a selection of:
  • Paper ephemera
  • Patterned and hand painted papers
  • Handmade paper
  • Die cuts
  • Ribbons
  • Stencils
  • Beads and embellishments!

Once you have signed up via my link I will arrange to have the kit sent out to you.  


Large Paper and Embellishment Kit

You can purchase larger kits below, they are bigger in size packed with lots of goodies, to use as part of the course and for your own creative activities!

 They are $9.99 including postage!

Kits $9.99 including postage and packing




Saturday, 1 November 2014

Monday, 20 October 2014

Art Series 2

Hope you had a blessed weekend.  I am continuing to show some of the work that I have been doing over the past few weeks.  I hope you enjoy

Mixed Media - Feeling the breeze
I love that feeling of the breeze brushing against your face, especially if it is a warm sea breeze, and then moving along the waves a feeling of freedom envelops you....


When I was painting this picture I had in mind someone out in the fields, but the painting had other ideas, and this wise person emerged

Sunday, 19 October 2014

Art Series 1

Mixed Media Painting
This painting has a combination of paints, stamps, inks and washi paper on watercolour paper, slightly different from my usual style.

Mixed Media - with bead embellishment

This painting was done on sari material that had paper sandwiched between.  It is quite flexible, and I finished it off with some journaling and beads

Saturday, 18 October 2014

Working with Fabric

I have been working with fabric, and started out with these mini fabric postcards, then embellished them with ribbon, beads and sequins

Mini Fabric Postcards


 These were fun and fairly easy to make....
 I decided that I would try my hand in a bigger piece and came up with these two wall hangings.
Mixed media,  Joy, peace and other embellishments


Got to Make time for art!

Hasn't time flown, here is some art from my Gratitude's and Celebration journal.  The artwork in my journal follow a loose theme of being confident in your walk, stepping out while treating yourself with kindness, and knowing who you are.  I will also share some of the paintings I have been completing for the next few days.


Live your life - Gratitudes and Celebration Journal

Planted



Recognition - Gratitude and Celebration Journal

Thursday, 14 August 2014

Gratitude's and Celebration Journal - New Pages

For the next few days I will be bringing you up to speed with some of the art work that I have been busy completing.  I had promised myself that I would not sit on too many unfinished pieces but make an effort to push through and get them done.  Some have been paintings that I have been inspired to do, others have been work that I am doing in my Gratitude's and celebration journal.  

If you see any that you would like to purchase click on the link for my Society 6 site and you will be able to either buy the original in some cases or a print.  I have also been toying with opening up an Etsy store, but that needs some more thought.

These pages are from my Gratitude's and Celebration Journal that I do every week, Click on the image to be taken to the post, enjoy!

Gratitude's and Celebration Journal - Week 51

Gratitude's and Celebration Journal - Week 52

Gratitude's and Celebration Journal - Week 53

Wednesday, 2 July 2014

New Art - Art and Creative pursuit

Here is some art that is mostly from my gratitude and celebration journal.  I work in it once a week writing about the things that I am grateful for and create a painting, or something that expresses how I am feeling.  I think that it is important that we regularly to take time and stop to think what things that particular week have impacted on our lives and what we are grateful for.
Face your Fear - Gratitude and Celebration Journal

Choice - Gratitude and celebration journal
Recycled projects - a journal made from a store catalogue, click HERE to find out how I have been using it.

Back of the journal


Monday, 30 June 2014

New Art - Art and Creativity...

Here is some new art that I have been doing.  Have been really getting on with it creating and expressing through the paints.  If you want to check out some of the story behind some of the pieces, then come over to my Realityarts blog

Focus - Page from Gratitudes and Celebration journal


Shine - Mixed Media on Card

Honoring your story - Mixed media on card

Friday, 6 June 2014

Experimenting..

 I don't normally draw guys, but lately a few have been gracing my studio, wanting their story to be told.  


Stories that come from the heart that tell of their journey, their experiences


Wanting to be heard, to share and to shine


Hopes and dreams for tomorrow, and excitement for today

Adventures - Mixed media on Card

Thursday, 5 June 2014

Creating Change

I have been playing around with the Gelli Plate which you can purchase at Amazon, you can also see how I made my own and use it HERE to create  backgrounds.  I used my prints from the plate and created some paintings, and here are a couple that I did recently.  

Change
 The Gelli Plates allow you to create lovely color combinations on your surface.  These two paintings were done on watercolor paper.
Together
Stay blessed!

Tuesday, 27 May 2014

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