Friday, March 27, 2009

In progress....

Here are the works in progress pics I mentioned in my last post. I had lots of messy fun creating these pieces so far. I'm going to use one of them for an entry in Mixed Media Monday. They have a new theme every Monday to create a piece of art from and next weeks theme is "Come fly with me". I'll post it when I'm done. I've recently discovered Picassa and was playing around with these pics using some of the features they offer. I think they turned out pretty cool.

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

La Femme

My latest collage La Femme. She is available in my etsy shop. I've had her done for awhile, just needed to seal it. That's the stinky part.

I'm working on a custom order of pincushions in my other shop. They are acrylic versions of some of my pincushions. Allergy free. I'll post pics when I'm done. I got a new design idea while working on these. It's funny how ideas come to me. I had the pieces laid out working on a tree and the way they were looked great, so now after I'm done with the custom order, I've got plans for some new pieces.

I was able to work on some backgrounds today for new collages. I took some work in progress pics. I'll post them next time.

Well job hunting again today. Fill out the application and keep fingers crossed. So far not even a call back on any of the apps. They just have too many. Oh well! Trying to keep positive!! Gives me time to get more creating done which keeps me happy!

Saturday, March 21, 2009

My sweetie

I have some pics of my little ittle bittle to share. She has my heart. It's amazing how something so small can cause so much love. She is a whole 5 pounds. She is sleeping in both which is what she does most of the time. She has her favorite pillow and blankie in one and she's guarding the remote and making do with an afghan in the other while her blankie gets washed. She must know I'm talking about her because she just woke up.

I also listed a couple new pincushions in my felt shop. I really like this design and am working it up in several different color combos. I love working with circles.

Friday, March 20, 2009

Grande Dame

Happy Friday!!!!!

I've listed a new collage "Grande Daam" in my shop. This one has a lot going on. It has a woman surrounded by sunflowers. I put a sunflower in the bottom corner. It is done on a 11" x 14" canvas panel. I attached a wire to the back so it is ready to hang. Enjoy!!

I'm waiting for some cheesecake brownies I baked to cool off. That's always the hardest part...waiting!!

Monday, March 16, 2009

Solemn Garden

A new mixed media collage. This one is 10" x 8" on matboard. I'm so pleased with it, I almost kept it. I decided to let her go instead, so she is available in my etsy shop.

I've also got some pics of a couple journal pages that I promised. They aren't anything fancy and I'm sure I"ll go back and add to them. I have creating ADD and jump from one project to another.

I'm still job hunting, but hopefully I will find something soon. It's rough out there. Well that's it for now. Goodnight!

Thursday, March 12, 2009

A First....

I have a new mixed media piece in my art shop. It is my first attempt at painting a person. I'm so proud of how she turned out!!!

I also finished a custom wallet for my felt shop. I had a request for my spring tree on a long wallet. It turned out really well.

Saturday, March 7, 2009

March challenge

I created this collage for the March challenge at Mind Wide Open. They will be posted on the 8th and you can go over and vote. I like the image, but finishing this was like pulling teeth. Sometimes everything just flows together and other times nothing seems to work right. I'm not completely pleased with it, but entered it just because I spent so much effort on it. I do like the background, but the lettering I used can hardly be read. I used these fancy letter stamps and they just are hard to read. It says "Journey deep into my soul" Well I hope you like it.

Thursday, March 5, 2009


I've marked down some of my older pieces in my art shop to make room for the new ones. All my ACEO's are on sale plus some 8 x 10's. This is one of my ACEO's. I've finished a few new pieces and will have them listed soon. I will also have some pics of my art journal. I love creating, but I'm not so fond of editing the pics and listing them. I just downloaded Picassa and am getting familiar with it. Takes me awhile. I normally use my Kodak software, which works pretty good, but I figured I'd try something with a few more options.