Tag: Art Dolls

Summer lovin’

I love making people,  l think that expressions on our faces speak more than words. I used recycled wood, rusty nails and wire, rubber ball, cotton wool, paper and acrylic paint, in creating this piece.  

Scrappiez family picture

Go There Now  Scrappiez© are one-of-a-kind, whimsical creature creations (fiber art dolls/stuffies) and are my original designs and creations. Each design is unique, embellished and named. Most Scrappiez sell for $25.00  and under, and I do ship out of state. Special orders/request are also available. WWW. Facebook,com/Scrappiez Go There Now

Art Dolls: Survival of the Cutest

Epiphanies can come in the strangest of places. My latest one occurred when I was sitting in a dental chair, getting a check-up. My dentist gets a kick out of my random adventures, and always asks what I’m up to at the moment. On this morning, he asked about my work-in-progress novel, and we began…

A Simple Way to Make Better Art

Learning specific techniques is high on the list of ways to improve your art, but instruction doesn't need to be your exclusive avenue. Jenn Mason, co-host of Mixed-Media Workshop TV, lets you in on a little secret in this special blog post. She advises that you take your knowledge of composition, color schemes, and materials,…

Assemblage Art Ideas: How to Make Felt Roses

When I hear “assemblage art” I tend to think of wood, hardware, wire, and rusty found objects. But there is a soft side to assemblage to explore, using fabric. My tag assemblage, with handmade felt roses. An assemblage is essentially collage in 3-D. Using fabric flowers, vintage lace, trims, and found objects you can create…

Sweet Heart Stuffies Make a Tender (and Easy) Gift

Pretty much every issue of Cloth Paper Scissors magazine requires me to add to my list of “must-do” art projects. There’s always some new and shiny technique or tool I have to play with. Turn fabric scraps, trims, and found papers into sweet stuffies. But, even after nearly 10 years’ worth of projects, I still…

12 Free Bird Projects and Techniques

We’re celebrating Put a Bird on It month with 12 hours of free projects, techniques, and eBooks featuring our feathered friends today. If you missed the 12-hour free fest on our Facebook page, here is a list of links taking you to each free how-to or download. Even if you’re not a fan of things…