Category Archives: Daily Art

Challenge For 2018

As you know, I have a daily art practice.  I do something artistic each and every day-whether that’s painting, drawing, art journal pages, making DIY art supplies and materials, jewelry making, writing, puppetry-I make something every day. This is something … Continue reading

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Ceramic Village Pieces

I have been painting pre-fired ceramic pieces for my daughter’s Christmas village.  They are from a company called California Creations and I found them at Goodwill for two bucks apiece.  They were shrink wrapped and once I opened them I … Continue reading

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Today’s Art Adventure Is

paper cones.  I am making them from old encyclopedia pages and kraft paper.  These will be made into ornaments, angels and I have a wild idea to make a Nativity Set with them.  I’ll make the creche from paper tubes… … Continue reading

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What Does A Night Without Sleep

in my work room look like?  Well, let me tell ya… I made two large sheets of decorated paper, using techniques 26 (stenciling), 29 (sponge painting with 5 DIY sponge flower stamps I carved tonight-all different sizes and types), 21 … Continue reading

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Mixed Media Morsels: 31 & 32

Technique 31:  Stamped Tissue Paper This is another technique I have already covered before, but in the interest of doing all the Mixed Media Morsels provided by Cat Hand, we will cover it again.  Here’s how:  Begin with tissue paper.  … Continue reading

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Mixed Media Morsels: 29 & 30

Technique 29:  Sponge Painting Here is a technique you can use with materials you find around your house.  You can cut kitchen sponges, cardboard, fun foam, etc. to make shapes, letters, numbers, or even simple images like leaves, fish, trees, … Continue reading

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Mixed Media Morsels: 26, 27, & 28

Technique 26:  Stenciling We use this technique quite often in art journaling.  Normally we would use modeling paste or gesso through the stencil, but you can also use paint to stencil the image or letters onto your page.  Here’s how: … Continue reading

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