Sunday, September 21, 2008

Mixed Media Monday - Show Us What You Love To Do

When I chose the challenge "show us what you love to do" for Mixed Media Monday this week, I left myself with a bit of a dilemna, because there are so many things I love to do at the moment. I finally settled on an altered children's board book. I love working on them from cover to cover, and have been wanting to do one based around "Monday's Child" - so here was the golden opprotunity, grin. I've used lots of collage images, computer generated wording, papers, German Scrap and lots of other bits and pieces.

Monday, September 15, 2008

Mixed Media Monday - Famous People

Katrin is our guest host over at Mixed Media Monday again this week - and she has chosen "famous people" as her challenge prompt. My mind was racing with possibilities for this challenge. I was dreaming about doing something in all soft whites using Grace Kelly as the famous person, so I'm not quite sure how I ended up with Edgar Allan Poe and all these strong colours, LOL. The background is acrylic paint on water colour paper. This has been overstamped in white gesso (the script) and black gesso for the branches. Thanks for another fun challenge, Katrin!

Monday, September 8, 2008

Mixed Media Monday - Stars

This week we have yet another new guest hostess on Mixed Media Monday, Joanne! Joanne has chosen "stars" as the challenge prompt. I pondered about this, there are so many alternatives, but in the end, I opted for a set of three chipboard stars, linked together. The backgrounds are done with color mist sprays, with some gold acrylic paint rubbed on for good measure :-)

Monday, September 1, 2008

Mixed Media Monday - Nature

The challenge on Mixed Media Monday this week is nature, so I finally got to play with my gorgeous little bird house that has been sitting here naked for so long. This was a lot of fun with acrylic paints, distress inks, papers, old book pages, collage images, other embellishments and some large die for feet! Oh, and buckets of gel medium, of course, LOL.