Sunday, July 12, 2009

Mixed Media Monday - Play

My theme over at Mixed Media Monday this week is "play". I am continuing to play with acrylic paints, and this week I used a round stretched canvas for the first time. It was so much fun to play around with this canvas!

Sunday, July 5, 2009

Mixed Media Monday - Beads

I'm hosting the challenge over at Mixed Media Monday this week, and I've chosen "beads" as the challenge prompt. It was the ideal opportunity to use one of the gorgeous Nicho's that my son gave me for my birthday. Since it's a fan shape I opted for an oriental theme. I coloured the nicho with alcohol inks and gold acrylic paint. I also got into my stash of lovely beads and oriental charms. The piece is finished off with some Japanese yuzen paper, a computer generated image and a coin in the niche.

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Mixed Media Monday - Playful Dolls 2

OK, I couldn't resist making another art doll - to keep my other one company :-) This one is only about 5 inches or 12.5 cm tall. Once again her head was a plastic dcll which I repainted and glazed to look like a porcelain doll. Her body is a glass bottle that I collaged with vintage papers. She was finished with the help of some lace, braid, beads etc. What fun!