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Entries from July 2008

The Graphics Fairy

July 28th, 2008 · 3 Comments

I want to let you in on a little secret. The Graphics Fairy has a great collection of Vintage and Victorian images available for you to download and use for free.  Every day they add a new image for you to add to your collection.

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Tags: Play · Ramblings

Painted Resist

July 27th, 2008 · 3 Comments

If you are a frequent visitor to this blog you know I am a big fan of  Artist Trading Card Workshop by Bernie Berlin. I have gotten more from this book than any other book that I own, and I own a lot of books. I have had a lot of fun working through the [...]

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Blogging Funk

July 26th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Today Paris Cowgirl wrote that there seems to be a blogging funk going around. Apparently I’m not the only one whose been letting the weeds grow in  their blog.  Thanks P.C., I needed that kick in the pants! My recovery has been going great and I haven’t had a good excuse for neglecting this blog [...]

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Good Bye Nasty Gallbladder!

July 18th, 2008 · 7 Comments

It’s been a full week for me. On Monday Recliner Man and I had lunch and spent some time visiting with friends. By the time we got home that afternoon I wasn’t feel the best and was a little worried I might be about to have another gallbladder attack. Thinking it wouldn’t be any worse [...]

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It’s Fun Foam

July 12th, 2008 · 5 Comments

It was time for  another technique from Artist Trading Card Workshop by Bernie Berlin. I got my friend Billie and Chris to come over and play with me again. I don’t think any of us were expecting to enjoy this technique. If I’m being honest… I had the bad attitude that I was too good [...]

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July 11th, 2008 · 2 Comments

My friend Jo asked me to take part in a Jam with her.  An ATC Jam is collaborative effort of artists, most often done through the mail. This was a three-person jam and the two other artists had already added their work by the time I got the cards. I can’t think of Africa without [...]

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