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Entries from April 2008

Not So Sure About This One

April 25th, 2008 · 1 Comment

This is another technique from Artist Trading Card Workshop by Bernie Berlin.  It is similar to the last one in that you begin with pictures from magazines and then alter them with some of your own work. In this one we covered the image with a thin layer of gesso then added doodles with markers [...]

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Tags: Play

Busy, busy

April 24th, 2008 · 5 Comments

I’m sorry I haven’t been posting. We’ve been planning to go on a trip soon and it suddenly got moved up a few days. That as kept me really busy trying to get things done in time. I did manage to get an ATC made for a swap I had scheduled for this morning. I [...]

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Tags: Ramblings


April 22nd, 2008 · 1 Comment

There are 2003 ATC blanks and that means Charlotte is our winner. Way to go Charlotte! You are quite a math whiz, or a deep thinker, or something. Send me your mailing address and I’ll get the mini misters on their way to you.

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Tags: Contest


April 21st, 2008 · No Comments

The contest ends tonight at 8pm. Guess how many ATC blanks are in the picture for a chance to win.

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Tags: Contest

My Daughter the Seamstress

April 20th, 2008 · 1 Comment

When my daughter was in the 7th grade her Home Ec  class did a section on sewing. Even though she had been raised in a house with a sewing machine and had worn many clothing items sewn by her mother she came home from school with all the enthusiasm and excitement of a child who [...]

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Tags: Eye Candy · Ramblings

Show Off!

April 19th, 2008 · No Comments

I mentioned that it is really hard to get a photo of a hummingbird. I was outside with the telephoto lens taking dozens of photos and just hoping one or two of them would work out. So what does my dear friend Chris do? She emails me this photo and tells me it’s easy, just [...]

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Tags: Birds · Ramblings