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Flower Feelings Cloth and Paper Book

This is a book made from watercolor paper painted with acrylic and then mosiac'ed with black and white magazine paper.  Followed with another layer of some acrylic and pen drawn whimiscal flowers to express feelings and some adjectives.  This was fun to create and I love the look of black and white magazines "tiles" washed…

Treasure Map to my Art Pens and their Qualities – Cover

Page of Art Pens Treasure Map Journal. I wanted to be able to tell the qualities of my pens without keeping all of the packaging. This was my solution. The book paper is antiqued watercolor paper, the inset pages are acrylic painted watercolor and the maps are tissue paper torn to look like maps. As…

Treasure Map to my Art Pens and their Qualities – Legend

Page of Art Pens Treasure Map Journal. I wanted to be able to tell the qualities of my pens without keeping all of the packaging. This was my solution. The book paper is antiqued watercolor paper, the inset pages are acrylic painted watercolor and the maps are tissue paper torn to look like maps. As…

Treasure Map to my Art Pens and their Qualities

Page of Art Pens Treasure Map Journal.  I wanted to be able to tell the qualities of my pens without keeping all of the packaging.  This was my solution. The book paper is antiqued watercolor paper, the inset pages are acrylic painted watercolor and the maps are tissue paper torn to look like maps.  As you…

Crepe Myrtles … Who Knew? Transition between Adult and Aging

This is the 7th and 8th page in study on Crepe Myrtle and Life Art Journal / Book. Mixed Media on Watercolor paper with vintage photos. The top part of the comparison between adults and the bottom the comparison to aging and the lifecycle of a Crepe Myrtle tree.  Acrylic paint, vintage and current photos…

Crepe Myrtles … Who Knew? Childhood

This is the 3rd and 4th page in study on Crepe Myrtle and Life Art Journal / Book.  Mixed Media on Watercolor paper with vintage photos.  It was amazing to think of the comparions between being a child and a Crepe Myrtle Tree.

Crepe Myrtles … Who Knew? Cover

Crepe Myrtles is a Mixed Media art journal / book I created from Watercolor paper painted with acrylics, gel medium photo and recycled jewelry.  This was such fun to create.  One morning in backyard I was admiring our Crepe Mytle blooms and it hit me that there is so much in common between the Crepe Myrtle and…