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Mermaid Markers With Stencils

Just a quick video that I did using Jane Davenport Mixed Media Mermaid Markers with a stencil.

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Lifebook – Goddess Minerva

This week’s lesson:  paint your goddess of choice.  This is the Roman goddess Minerva (Athena in Greek mythology).  She is the goddess of wisdom, medicine and craft.  She is also a warrior goddess.  This was my first version.  I think … Continue reading

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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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Lifebook – Mark Making

This lesson was all about just using different items to make freeform marks.  No pre-thinking about layout, colors, etc.  I just grabbed the colors that spoke to me at the moment and used a pallet knife and big round brush … Continue reading

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Lifebook – Stamping Shadow and Light

This lesson was very fun because it involved carving our own stamps.  I’ve carved stamps in the past, so I got to revisit how fun it is.  I ended up using the stamp in the background of my piece and … Continue reading

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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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