Friday, December 28, 2007
Monday, December 17, 2007
Friday, December 07, 2007
Monday, November 26, 2007
Friday, November 09, 2007
My mother was one of the most creative persons I have ever known. She taught me to create with whatever was available at that time and... she taught me how to make the most beautiful and realistic paper flowers. This painting is dedicated to her for I used parts of demo paintings, one of which had flowers.
These scraps were part of an outdoor experimental workshop and, one of a demo using ink and watercolor crayons. The rest is from the "incubation" pile.
Wednesday, October 31, 2007
Tuesday, October 16, 2007
The above collage is the first of a series of six. These paintings are part of the demonstrations given during my on going Collage Basics class. By working small, the student will produce more pieces of art. If you would like too join the class, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday, October 05, 2007
Wednesday, September 26, 2007
Thursday, September 13, 2007
Thursday, September 06, 2007
My Wednesday night class offers drawing, color theory, and the elements of design. The students study the anatomy of the face and figure to achieve likeness. Color theory to understand mixing verses glazing, color temperatures, and how to get away from the so called "flesh tones." Next comes composition, it's principles and design. Demonstrations, lectures, journal keeping, and lots of student teacher interaction is all part of the class. This is an on going class with limited seating. Contact email@example.com for more information.
Wednesday, August 15, 2007
http://lauriezuckerman.blogspot.com/ You haven't seen alters till you see these... gorgeous.
http://zeborahloray.blogspot.com/ The original technique junkie, and a good one.
http://studiostuffgirls.blogspot.com/ Linda's canvases are wonderful...my kind of art.
http://mosshill.blogs.com/joannas_journal/ I visit this blog almost daily. I have not met Joanna but she is an inspiration in more ways than one.
http://www.efratunspokenlanguage.blogspot.com/ Creative and cute...it's not fair.
Tuesday, August 14, 2007
Saturday, July 14, 2007
This piece is a combination watercolor and paper sculpture. When it is viewed from different angles, the painted areas change among the folds. The design also changes as the lighting changes creating new shapes with it's own shadows. The piece is framed in a four inch deep plexiglass box.
Wednesday, July 04, 2007
This piece was once dark and unfinished as it sat waiting in the bin for months. I decided to use it to demonstrate techniques that would turn it into a high key abstract painting. Keeping the design elements in mind, I worked with transparent and opaque layers of paint along with large art stamped images and scribbles.
CORY ART STAMPS are available from After Midnight Art Stamps.
The techniques are demonstrated during my mixed media seminars. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for workshop information.
Thursday, May 10, 2007
Wednesday, April 18, 2007
Tuesday, April 10, 2007
Medium: mixed media
Collection of the artist
The image of Melisa was reduced and photocopied in black and white. The addition of gesso, cardboard, and paint was used to achieve texture and design.
One drawing, two mediums and two designs created these two paintings.
Visit my gallery at, www.artwithmoxie.com
Tuesday, March 27, 2007
Make this pendant necklace using Rubberstamps and Opals. The images on the necklace and the images in the following two posts are CORY designs from After Midnight Art Stamps. You can use these or any combination of images, all or in part, to create your design. A simple tutorial can be found in the next two posts.
I hope you enjoy making and wearing your new creations.
Use a round small to medium rubberstamp and a domino rubberstamp from CORY stamp designs. Use black Staz-on ink to stamp the images onto white matboard. Color the images in coordinating colors of your choice, using markers, watercolor, or color pencils. Touch-up the black lines with a very fine permanent ink pen. Heat set with a heat embossing tool for one minute.
Tap the dry surfaces with a clear embossing ink pad. Apply a layer of clear Opals and emboss with a heat embossing tool.
Use Hard as Nails to glue a washer onto the backside of the circle for weight. When dry, glue it to the front side of the rectangle. Glue a smaller washer half way down on the top backside of the pendant. Attach a thin cord to the small washer with a larks knot.
Paint the backside of the pendant with black acrylic and seal with a clear gloss spray.
CORY stamp images from www.amstamps.com
Opals embossing powders from www.amstamps.com
Class information: Check this blog or email email@example.com