This is a closed blog hop just for the members of the Mixing it Up Every Day Face Book group so that we can get to know each other better.
Having said that, if you are not in our group, please feel free to leave a comment anyway and come join us over on Face k Book. We would love to get to know you better too.
Here's are the links to every ones blog, remember in order to have a chance to win the prize package from Cottonwood Arts you must:
1. Be a blog hostess
2. Leave a comment on everyone's blog
1. Are you a journal hoarder? How many do you have and why different ones? Maybe post a picture of your journals. If you don't do art journaling, tell us why not!
I am not a journal hoarder as I only have one journal just purchased and have not really worked in it yet. I never felt I could afford a lot of journals and I am new at this mixed media and some times I like to frame some of my work. I looked at my studio desk and found all my single pages all over the place on the floor under stacks of papers, WOW..I need a new way to keep my work organized.
Journaling would be the way to go. I am learning to drawn and trying out a lot of new products and I need references that are handy and ready for me to make my art to hang or sell or give away.
|A collage of different types of papers, surfaces and decoupage mediums I have used to complete each project.|
Upper left picture is a collage of napkins in a mixed media style, I tore the napkin in pieces and added them to a piece of Illustration board I gessoed the board and added Inks and distressing with stamp pads, and then I used the Mode Podge brand in the Antique finish, I also used Tim Holtz crackle medium on this piece, and added some flowers to give it more texture. This piece is call Dream Paris and can be seen in the May 2014 past blog.
The left hand side is my first work with Mode Podge Gloss Medium, It is on a journal page and the theme was What makes you happy. I gessoed the page and painted it blue and from the computer I printed the background picture, and the pictures and lettering were cut from magazines and the lettering was done with a White Gelli pen.
The Lower left project was a small Index card and I used a napkin and used the Decoart Deco page medium .
The Right hand picture is also a napkin done on a plain card all the Napkins were decoupaged and and the locket was added with a special tack for cards.
Steps for Decoupage
Problems with papers and napkin
Please visit the following blogs and leave a comment to win the free Cotton wood art gift.
Sandee Setliff http://inthehillsofnorthcarolina.blogspot.com/
Tiare Smith Woods http://www.tiaresmith.com
Martice Smith II http://www.uneekart.blogspot.com
Tiffany Goff Smith http://southerngalsdesign.blogspot.com/?m=1
Anna Turner Ely www.foronemoment.blogspot.com
Cat von Hassel-Davieshttp://www.catseyestudio.us/
Terri Sproul http://www.terrisproul.blogspot.com
Sharon D. Estes http://grannyskornerstudio.blogspot.com
Betty Guffey Richardson http://artyauntie.blogspot.com/
Tommy Jo Vilello Anderson http://www.tommyjovilello.blogspot.com
Melissa Willard Edwards www.melissaedwards.org
Donna Simmons Lueders http://www.damseldesignsbydonna.blogspot.com/
Jean Marmo http://pagesintime.blogspot.com/
Tamiko McCurry http://mikosspot.blogspot.com