Category Archives: Surface Decoration

Painted House Numbers

(As usual, click an image to see it bigger, in a new Tab) We don’t currently have a very pretty house number sign, and I decided to make one.  This was a terrifically easy project. I painted a piece of … Continue reading

Posted in Acrylics, outline scribble style, Surface Decoration, Wood, Woodworking | Tagged , | 7 Comments

Something Different

I’ve seen “art kits” on the ‘net, and thought I’d try to make one.  Basically, it’s some kind of compact, portable storage for art supplies so that you can paint on-the-go. Sadly, this involves sewing, and I have a love/hate … Continue reading

Posted in Abstract, Acrylics, Fabric Art, MultiMedia, Surface Decoration, Travel Journal, Uncategorized | 5 Comments

Best Art Day EVER!!!!

So, today I took an Assemblage Class with Lauretta Lowell, and I created a MASTERPIECE!!!! I’m not kidding, I think this is the BEST piece of art I have ever created.  What an awesome day.  Lauretta has a working studio … Continue reading

Posted in Abstract, Assemblage, Figurative, MultiMedia, Sculpture, Surface Decoration | 11 Comments

Epic Fail or Stellar Success??

Lorna and I were in an Arts and Crafts Fair this weekend, and our versions of how it went are absolute polar opposites, which just proves that successful or failure is all about your perspective. Lorna doesn’t frequent Craft Fairs … Continue reading

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More Creepy Clay Heads…

These are meant to have lights in them, in the back, so that the light seeps out through the cracks……

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Talking Stick and a Failed Heart

Kinda creepy, but I like it.  It says Speak Truth. The colors on this heart are great, but I was trying different techniques for adding clay hanging parts, and this one did not work, alas. The holes for the wire … Continue reading

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Color on the Latest Clay Pieces

Here’s a sample of some of the colors for the bowls and the scarf jewellery. Some I love Some I like And as usual, some need more work…..

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