Thursday, February 28, 2013

I LOVE A CHALLENGE!

One of my subscribers to my You Tube Channel watched my video on Gelli Printing and asked me what I thought it would do on fabric......well......that's all I needed :)
SO..........................
This is the fabric I choose. this is the way it comes straight off the shelf.
 Painted the Gelli Plate with some turquoise and yellow (this image is a little dark. Colors in next photo are true)
Scraped through the paint with a scraper I had. 
And.....Ta ta!!....the finished piece!! I LOVE IT!! going to be doing more of this! Thanks "symphonie gee". Good call!!

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

GELLI PRINT VIDEO ON YOU TUBE

CHECK IT OUT!! A little Video I made today on some of my experiments with Gelli Printing!

GELLI PRINTING AGAIN!!

I just can't get enough of this Gelli Printing!!
I discover something new each time I go after it and the thing is I never know what is going to happen. That's what I love! So here is a new batch. I made a video of these for You tube, but haven't finished producing it yet. If you are a subscriber then you will get notice when it comes out, if not then get on board and please subscribe to my You Tube Channel! I've always got something going. The link is on the Home page at the top but in case you have trouble finding it, just click on here:

SO, here are today's creations!












Monday, February 25, 2013

STUDIO WORKSHOP DAY

Fun time was had by all today in my Studio workshop!! I had Denise and Fran in and we just played and played and got paint everywhere! The fav thing was making fabric paper (one of my favs too!!) Here are some pics of the day.
Fran thinking it over...making marks on her fabric getting ready to work.
Okay, let's get it just right......

There. Now smile :)


 Fabric Paper in progress....


Denise's finished fabric paper! Can you say "Gorgeous"?

And Fran's getting the finishing touches...can you say "Another Gorgeous??"

And then they painted lots of wonderful papers!

Fran at work...

 Denise finishing up her favorite paper piece.

THANKS girls for coming in!! I had a good time!!

Saturday, February 23, 2013

STUDIO TIME WITH MY GRAND DAUGHTER

Got to spend time in my Studio today with my 13 year old grand daughter. Look at her Gelli Prints!!
 I LOVE THEM!! And especially the one below! Metallics on black paper. BEAUTIFUL......

And did I mention how creative she is? (And before you say anything...she is my step grand daughter, so I can't take credit)
She took this little bottle I gave her and rolled up little balls of clay and stuck blades of grass in the balls.
Is that not adorable!!!

SEWING PAPERS

Do you ever get to wondering what to do with all those scrap pieces of paper that you have left from your art?

I don't know about you but I have boxes full...all different sizes and shapes!
SO......SEW!!

And Layer.....

Get out your sewing machine and just start sewing all those little scraps together and when you get that done, start layering on those little bitty scraps and funky shaped scraps and just have a good time.

Next thing you know you have a big piece of paper and scraps all gone!!
Now have fun doing something with this new piece of paper.
Next Post I will have something to show you.....:)

Thursday, February 21, 2013

MY SURPRISE AND MORE GELLI PRINTS

NOW you have to understand that for me to get 20 hits on my blog in a day is just great! I'm not one of these new young and up coming artists that have MONSTER followers....I'm just a "little old lady" doing her art and having fun...SO imagine my surprise when I checked today and found that 216 people had been on my blog and 193 of them were on the Gelli Plate post!! I could not figure out what happened....I had not even put it out on Pinterest! So I began investigating and what I found was that "Gelli Arts" had picked it up and posted it on their Pinterest Board!! Well...considering I have 192 followers on Pinterest and they have 1181....well, you do the math. Anyway....I am grateful!! It really was a nice surprise. No one ever pins my work off of my pages except me!! I wasn't use to that. SO...I did some more Gelli printing today. I have students coming in the studio Monday and I'm getting ready!!
(Hey, thank everyone for checking out my blog :)
INTERFACING MATERIAL

PAPER TAPE



Wednesday, February 20, 2013

PAINTING PAPER

One of my favorite things to do is take the paper I've been working on top of and make it into a painted paper creation. Click on here  YOU TUBE VIDEO  to check out  how I made this.


Monday, February 18, 2013

ROLLED FABRIC ART


This is a piece I did a couple of years ago. It's made with rolled fabric and paper. I just loved making this and want to do some more at some time. Just wanted to share.This is a piece I did a couple of years ago. It's made with rolled fabric and paper. I just loved making this and want to do some more at some time. Just




CLOSE-UP DETAIL

" SLAIN FOR US"
The scroll laying diagonal across the middle of the cross contains scripture from Isaiah 53: 1-12 which is the prophecy of the birth, life and death of Jesus Christ the Messiah.
On the top row of the piece, next to the cross there is one little white scroll. This contains the scripture from John 17: 20-26 where Jesus prays for usfor all believers.
24" high x 6" wide x 3" deep

Sunday, February 17, 2013

MONO PRINTING ON INTERFACING


Looking around in my studio "stash" I found a large piece of interfacing I have evidently had for some time. It is a thin fibrous material much like tissue paper, but stronger. I did some mono printing on it and this is the result! LOVE it!! It's fabric, so you can't tear...have to cut....but I love the results! You can use it like you would use tissue paper in your work.




Friday, February 15, 2013

MORE GELLI PRINTS

These are some more Gelli Print papers. having a great time exploring this....have some more ideas in my head.
One of these is done on Paper Tape. For more information about making and using paper tape check out my workshops by clicking the workshops tab on the Home page




PAPER TAPE!!

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

GELLI PLATE!!

Oh WHERE has this been all my life!! One of my students put me onto this prize and I got it in the mail yesterday. These are my first "offerings" from Gelli Plate Playtime. 
I have some ideas for more.....



ON BLACK PAPER



METALLIC PAINT ON BLACK PAPER


LAYERS


LAYERS ON A SHEET OF MUSIC