Wednesday, February 18, 2015

What if.......

What if....... I used discarded food wrappers to pull some Gelli prints???
Lots of individual little papers separated the layers of dumplings

A Taco Bell wrapper - why not???

Some tracing paper that was passed off to me, with little drawings on it....

Same tracing paper

Ok, so I started pulling prints on the mini dumpling pages...- I did not wash them first, just left them out overnight and started pulling this morning!
They took the color beautifully!

Doesnt that just make your heart happy??

sheer loveliness~
The camera doesnt pick up all of the color nuances
Then, another great perk - a little box, complete with scripture to keep the pretty, little pulls in!!
Storage and prints - BOOM!

A self contained little wonder

Complete with scripture -<falling in love>

Color and prints spilling out of the box
Moving on to the tracing paper and Taco Paper - hooooold onnnnnnnnn.......
Who knew?????  Look at the clear image transfer on the print!

Yo quiero Taco Bell!!!!

Whaaaaaaat- isnt that just lovely???????

ME quiero Taco Bell!!!!

Tracing paper didnt pull as clean as the Taco
Dumplin' paper makes me crazy happy!!
Final pull on white paper - the best ghost print of all!!!
A final pull on paper - looks like a perfect patina for an angel sketch!

Prepping my Gelli for the Taco Bell!!!

Friday, February 13, 2015

Prayer beads

How I make the prayer beads, that I put on everything!!!

Paper Beads

How I make my paper measuring and no special tools!!!

Making Stamps Out Of Dollar Store Erasers!!

Here we go - a quick little video on making stamps from dollar store erasers!

Friday, February 6, 2015

Altering a magazine Picture

So many time I hear, "I cant do that, I cant paint!" I want to assure you that YOU CAN!!!  In the above videos, there are 3 steps and stages, in transforming a magazine image from a woman smoking, to a resting ballerina. In using the values of light and dark, already utilized in the magazine picture, a lot of the work is done for us! Here I will paint over an image with Gesso, and then add and alter the image to fit my needs!

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Fingerprints of God

Reminder today of who we are and who we are not...the world will try to identify us......but our inheritance runs deep and or identity was crafted with the fingerprints of God

Monica: Romania

Monica: Romania
Beauty Pierces the Darkness

Join us at Encouragement Cafe!

On Earth As It Is In Heaven

On Earth As It Is In Heaven

God Will Fix This

God Will Fix This
A prayer for San Bernadino

Art in the Mission Field

Art in the Mission Field
How much would you pay for a smile like that?

God of the Impossible

God of the Impossible
Dreams made Flesh

The Majesty of God

The Majesty of God
His Threadbare Sandals


You taught My Feet To Dance on Disappointment

Creativity Unleashed!

Creativity Unleashed!