Tag: nature art

Nature Prints: An Easy Monoprinting Tutorial

Monoprinting is a great way to create unique artwork. In this tutorial from our July/August 2008 issue of Cloth Paper Scissors magazine, artist Cathy Taylor shows you how to create artful nature prints using easy monoprinting techniques. You can frame your finished nature prints, or use them in art journals, handmade books, collages, and other…

Finding the Art in Nature

What sparks your sense of wonder? For Tracy Verdugo, the answer to that question is nature. And, as a mixed-media artist, that fascination with nature often inspires her art. In this article from our January/February 2015 issue of Cloth Paper Scissors, Tracy shares a technique that shows how the patterns in her artwork relate to her…

Nature Print Greeting Card Tutorial

Autumn’s beautiful foliage can provide such wonderful art inspiration this time of year. In this project from our September/October 2013 issue of Cloth Paper Scissors magazine, artist and printmaker Sharon Gross demonstrates how to make nature print greeting cards using fallen leaves. These cards are fun, easy to create, and each one is totally unique.…

Energize Your Artwork with Natural Texture

When I’m taking a walk in the woods or strolling on the beach, I’m aware of the colors of nature, but also the look and feel of natural texture: glossy leaves, velvety moss, rugged boulders, and spiky grasses. Nathalie Kalbach is a fan of texture too, and she interprets it in the coolest, most unique…

art journal card—–

a digital design for the back of my art journal cards for the coming year.  The butterfly symbolizes rebirth while the forget-me-nots will keep special memories alive.

Looking down series – Leave

 Since I developed dystonia as a reesult of Parkinsons), I am forced to look at the ground. .  This is my first myixed media painting on commercial canvas pawl using paint, card-stock stencils, commercial stencil, embosser handmade paper leaves collage with matte medium, fluid acrylics, mica powders, water soluble oil paste+l———————————-s        …