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Sun Watercolor

Watercolor, pen and ink.  Practice for the Miss Quoted course by Jane Davenport

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Painting – Hanging Moon

  Painting based on my sketch.  Colored pencil and watercolor on watercolor paper.

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Lifebook – Hamsa Protection Symbol

Great bonus lesson this week with Rachael Rice.

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Lifebook – Portrait and Collage

Week 22 with Jeanne Oliver.  Use a photo to draw a sketch.  Then collage and paint.  It doesn’t really look like Dylan, but I’m happy with the results.  Not sure I have the attention span for the collage, though.

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Painting – Sea Turtles

I love getting new goodies in the mail.  This was done with Stencil Girl stencils, distress inks, embossing powder and pens.  Oh yeah, and some Pan Pastels.

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Kraft paper “fabric”

I’ve been wanting to try this technique for awhile.  I saw it on this post. When I got my art supply order last week, it had been packed with large sheets of kraft paper for padding.  Seemed like an omen … Continue reading

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Art Journal – Painting Faces with Tamara

More face painting with Tamara Laporte. She looks a little like a Disney princess, but she was really fun to do.  And great practice on shading faces, which is a challenge.

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Lifebook Week 13 – Happy Owl

This week’s lesson with Juliette Crane was very different from my normal technique. This was very loose.  We used all kinds of things to lay down paint and make marks, including our fingers.  I’m still not totally happy with the … Continue reading

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Lifebook – Tree of Life

As you can see, I wasn’t feeling particularly sweet or charming during the Tree of Life lesson.  Even though Tam’s  sample project was both of those things.  I just wasn’t feeling in tune with whimsical little girls.  My favorite magenta paint … Continue reading

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Lifebook – Dream Cottage

  I used a pretty wide array of materials on this one:  colored pencils, acrylic paint, inktense blocks, paint pens.  Techniques include: spraying, stenciling, drawing, dripping, collage. Once I got the cottage drawn, the rest came together very quickly.  Wasn’t … Continue reading

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