When we got the call that school was closed for the day due to 6 inches of new snow, I must admit I was relieved. At last an excuse to hide away from our schedule and just concentrate on some forgotten projects that were calling my name….
Here is my illustration that was used in the 2014 calendar for Hopelink. They do a wonderful job of helping those in need,in my community and “offer an integrated array of programs that enable families in crisis to make progress toward and achieve self-sufficiency” I was very thrilled to be included in such a beautiful calendar for such an important organization. Can you guess what month it was? If you said September, you’d be right! The beautiful little girl is my niece.
What is more fun than being inspired by special friends on Valentine’s Day? Whoo hoo! After baking some polymer hearts, I covered the sides with Washi tape. I covered the fronts and back with images from my painting stash. I added some cool numbers that were from an old TV set. I coated everything in Triple Thick for sheen and dimension. A few more embellishments were added such as gold leaf pen accents and a metal eyelet. I strung them on colorful banana fiber and they were ready to go.
Bursting with energy, and bright color. I made this postcard to be a backer to some Valentine heart pendants. I started by dividing my art journal page into quadrants and then worked on all four corners at one time. This was one of the quadrants and the bird above was another. The other two didn’t turn out as well so only these two made it to be actual postcards.