mulberry paper bird

Not one of my best , but sometimes we need to show the ones that didn’t go as planned.  I have more that  I really love…  but hey its not in the trash so its just ok… LOL…….torn tissue papers, mulberry paper black textured card stock, Bob Ross  white gesso.

I ve been so busy so many things going on … so I havent been posting much.

I have been doing a lot of torn paper art so I hope you enjoy the photos… my newest torn paper mix media art work .. used mulberry paper, tissue papers and other speciality papers. this is all hand torn paper and plenty of glue. also some texture paste.love this new art expererince…….

learning about torn paper art….. and sharing it ……

First theres lots of ways to do this some people just use nothing but magazine  tears and the tears are the finished lines with the ways of the tears and its all in the directions of the tears up or downward lines..Some artist just  use scrapbook paper, and some use painted papers they paint papersContinue reading “learning about torn paper art….. and sharing it ……”

my art cups …………..

I have been seeing cups stacked up like this all over the art world and , I love them… they just call out to me so as always monkey see monkey do !!! LOL!!!  Mines slightly different in the coffee color background as most others went for bright cheerful colors.And I just got a Brand newContinue reading “my art cups …………..”

Dylusions ink sprays my new love!!!

oh my new stash is so much fun, love my new stencils ,inks and paints ……..  And papers are aw-w-esome !!! I feel like a little girl at art class and its finger paint day!!!!!  So I got to use the new diamond shape stencil…. soooooo neat to actually own stencils I didn’t make myself!!Continue reading “Dylusions ink sprays my new love!!!”

Torn paper kitty art by rosebudinnh

I have been playing with my new papers and experimenting with textures of papers and tearing them and using them in my art journals  trying to figure out this whole torn paper look , I am adding markers and some black ink and prints to them. I really need more black mulberry papers… got to lookContinue reading “Torn paper kitty art by rosebudinnh”

poker page of black and white in my journal.

I Had so much fun doing this black and white page ,with a splash of one other color. kind of manly.I have a bunch of fun pages . Got a box of fun from My husband…. of inks, geltos,stencils and pens……..this page I did make my own wavy lines stencils. and used texture magic on them.Continue reading “poker page of black and white in my journal.”

Session 4-Focal Point: Words, Images Session 5-Details: Pen, Pencil

Session 4: Focal Point Words-think magazine ads, alphabet stickers, newspaper headlines, print outs, etc. Images-think magazines pics, downloaded graphics, die cuts, family photos, etc. When you’re gathering supplies you might be tempted to hand pick items for each individual page. Don’t do it! Flip through your journal to get an idea for what you mightContinue reading “Session 4-Focal Point: Words, Images Session 5-Details: Pen, Pencil”

journaling by 5’s Session 3-Pattern: Stamps, Stencils

well I finally got some free time to play today. and staying true to my nature the timer wasn’t set today.. I enjoy it more with out thinking of a timer. Kind of freaks me out… and makes me feel like school days and timed test. !!   Which I never seemed to handle wellContinue reading “journaling by 5’s Session 3-Pattern: Stamps, Stencils”

journaling by 5’s session 2 texture

Session 2: Texture Collage/Craft-think die cuts, punched shapes, decorative borders, scrapbook paper, tags, stickers, washi tape, etc. Recycled-think product packaging, receipts, candy wrappers, junk mail, book pages, note pads, etc. These 2 categories are very similar but there is a difference: one is for items that are intended for craft purposes and you can typicallyContinue reading “journaling by 5’s session 2 texture”

more fun….. joined Journaling by 5’s group…

have you gotten in a journal rut? Thanks to Kelly Donovan I have found a wonderful place….Yes Kelly I am still stocking you..LOL… In a good way… nothing but love….. Well anyways .. The group is a different way to try art journaling by 5’s with Shannon Green ………..What is Journaling By 5s? 5 SessionsContinue reading “more fun….. joined Journaling by 5’s group…”

valentine journal spread

I was playing around with ink sprays, and texture magic. I am running low on that stuff so I decided to make my own. with the baby powder…….Its like a cross between spackle and mud… I must have had been holding my tongue wrong , because it s working more like quick sand then a mediumContinue reading “valentine journal spread”

Can I have some more petite marshmallows in my hot cocoa?

Journal52 Facebook group   Week 6 Prompt: Window For this week’s prompt, think windows of opportunity, the view from your window, beautiful stained glass windows, quotes about windows – whatever resonates the most with you. You can paint, doodle, draw, collage – or a combination of all of the above – whatever you are mostContinue reading “Can I have some more petite marshmallows in my hot cocoa?”

Leave a little SPARKLE where EVER you go!

I finished another journal page , I wasn’t sure about adding it to the Journal52  Faceboook group , but decided to add it..  .And  Wow was surprised at how many comments I got there, And likes. I am thinking no one reads blogs any more that facebook is where everyone is now a days. but I amContinue reading “Leave a little SPARKLE where EVER you go!”

travel photo art

Trying different things out playing with the art journal. its snowing again so its a great time to get to play…water colors pens and markers…Also some texture magic from delta. I think they have done away with their line used to see it everywhere , now can’t find it any more . We did find someContinue reading “travel photo art”

breakin in my homemade journal….WATERCOLOR

Well I decided to play , It was snowing and nothing else better to do, got the nerve up to paint in the new homemade journal I made….. I just wish I could remember who’s Journal I saw this  painting in… well its basically someone else s  dandelion  idea… But I came up with make aContinue reading “breakin in my homemade journal….WATERCOLOR”

Mix media art journal for my Grand daughter

She is always looking threw my art journals and telling me she loves them. She is a very talented young girl , and loves to paint, watercolor, draw , So I am surprising her with her own art journal to do with as she likes…..

rosebudinnh’s homemade watercolor art journal.

 Water color Canson cold press paper 140…….cut in half….fold in half drill holes  Tear edges buy hand all around paper about 11 inches x 8 inches  Sew with good thick STRING . I made 3 pages to one section because the paper is thick.sew sections then sew the sections together . glue last page andContinue reading “rosebudinnh’s homemade watercolor art journal.”

cone shape’s Halloween challenge……..

So the challenge was cone shape decorations for Halloween….. And Well I love mine … Had some help from my grand daughter Elizabeth, she tore the napkins and cut the paper for the shingles witch is another project… LOL… so We have been  very busy creating the halloween   fun … started off with posterContinue reading “cone shape’s Halloween challenge……..”

working on Fairy home made from bamboo and paper clay

started off with a bamboo place mat…. with some cutting and gluing.. then I made a paper cone and added paper clay to get the cone shape.. and glued it to the house.And then came some paint…… paint paint … some  Grandchildren helpers gluing leafs and pink rocks…grammy waiting on the jems and more rocksContinue reading “working on Fairy home made from bamboo and paper clay”

layered tag booklet with blue spring challenge…..

  My  things to do list is going down…  This was a lot of fun  Love d trying  the layers and the colors of blue here,  I also added to them some bling ,sparkles ,charms , cut 5 or 6 tags  . Don’t forget to punch the holes.. next cut the ends to make itContinue reading “layered tag booklet with blue spring challenge…..”

journal page with tissue paper and watercolors……………

You can find this wrapping paper everywhere, I bought this at the Dollar Tree. along with glue sticks.  cut to size of your journal . Now paint soft line across your page with water colors. random stamp your images. add more color in areas you want to highlight, like eyes cheeks.   Now these watercolorsContinue reading “journal page with tissue paper and watercolors……………”