Crop, Create, and Chocolate!!! I just signed up for the January 2012 Crop & Create in Markham, Ontario, organized by Scrapbook & Cards Today. I’m really excited and still super pumped-up from Scrapfest, which I attended a few weeks ago in Oshawa, Ontario.It is close-to-home, which is a huge bonus, but I think I am … Continue reading The 3 C’s of Crafting Happiness!
Quiz time:When is an aluminium seal for a tin of coffee capable of soaring miles above the earth?When it’s a hot air balloon! Using a ProvoCraft Cuttlebug ‘gears’ folder, I ran my seal through my Cuttlebug and, eventhough I had planned to cut off the pesky little part where you pull it off the can, I was … Continue reading Recycled for Art’s Sake – Cuttlebug to the Rescue
So, I have taken a liking to some of the ladies I drew today.Here is Blue eyes Green shadow and 2 ways to work with/learn from/enjoy your art.I think it’s fascinating how the collage ‘breaks down’ the elements of the drawing. You can study each tile whether it is for form or colour or composition. … Continue reading Experimenting with Art – The Ladies Series (Chalk)
The girl was drawn using General’s Pastel Chalk Pencils, #4700-8A and #4800-8A I think I have drawn/painted/coloured 7 faces today, but I’ve chosen my favourite of the day to experiment with. After I made the girl, I cut her out and scanned her. Using ACDSee Pro5 I created the background using various drawing options and … Continue reading Mixed Media Meets Digital
“Each morning when I open my eyes I say to myself: I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn’t arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I’m going to be happy in it.” … Continue reading Saying for Saturday
Inspired by artist Kelly Donovan, I decided to try my hand at drawing a face with chalks.This is my first attempt and I am going to create a background for it. I found that I REALLY loved blending the colours, especially for her hair. Thanks for stopping by 🙂 ~Robi Continue reading Face drawn in chalk – Beginning a mixed-media project
For the Lisa Liza Lou Designs monthly ATC Swap, she chose ‘Autumn Leaves’ as the theme. Here is my card. What I DidCard stock (front and back)- Winsor Newton paper chalked with Decorator ChalksCorners – photo corners with leavesStickers – Stickopotamus and me&my BiG ideasFrosted Memory Glass – from Ranger and coloured with Ranger alcohol inksThank … Continue reading ATC Swap – Autumn Leaves