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Entries from May 2008

Caption It

May 30th, 2008 · 5 Comments

  Today I had a play day with my friends Billie, Chris and Arlynne. We tried another technique from Artist Trading Card Workshop by Bernie Berlin. In this technique you build a textured background with tissue paper and paint. I used a metallic paint so my backgrounds all looked like recycled candy wrappers. I finished [...]

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Tags: Contest · Play

ATC

May 28th, 2008 · 4 Comments

I’m still playing with the phone book pages. I combined this one with some papers I painted several months ago and with the white pen from Ranger.

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Tags: Play

29 Years

May 27th, 2008 · 4 Comments

Today Recliner Man and I celebrated our 29th Wedding Anniversary. So far, so good. I have to say this whole marriage thing isn’t so bad.

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Tags: Ramblings

Memorial Day

May 26th, 2008 · No Comments

Happy Memorial Day to all of our service members, past and present. I’ve had the privilege to live among you for all of my life. I’ve seen your sacrifices and hardships as well as your dedication and professionalism. I’m proud of you and I give you my gratitude. The picture is of my dad and [...]

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Tags: Ramblings

New ATCs

May 22nd, 2008 · No Comments

This ATC was made using is another technique from Artist Trading Card Workshop by Bernie Berlin. It’s actually more of a clever suggestion than a technique. Bernie suggests that you begin your background with a page torn from an old phone nook. Of course she goes on to give you a little more direction about [...]

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Tags: Play

My How Time Flies

May 20th, 2008 · 5 Comments

I have lots of catching up to do! I’ve been home for a week and I feel like I am just now starting to catch my breath. Let’s see how many of the highlights I can remember… Before we left Abbey decided to bolt out the front door and right up the Jacaranda tree. A [...]

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Tags: Ramblings