Sunday, January 26, 2014

Target Challege

These Two Collages were done for a project that Laura Tringali Holmes started.  She offered these really old Sears shooting targets to people to use them in a collage.  I had great fun with this.  She has a blog for this.  The first on here is titled Marked Men and is a combination of digital and cut and paste.  The second one is titled The News Wasn't Good.  That one is all digital.  It is such great fun to participate in these things.

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

The Start of The Postcard Collaboration #2

I am going to try to post the booklet that Allan Bealy sent to me - he started each postcard and I finished them.   So I will show his start and then how I finished it.  The first one is the booklet.

Postcard Collaboration #2

This postcard collaboration is different in that Allan Bealy sent me one of those old postcard booklets that are all hooked together and he had started collages on each one- I made my own booklet using Gelli monoprimts as backgrounds and started collages on those for him to finish.  The next post I will share the finishes I did on the postcards in his booklet.

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

January Fun

These are the Artist Trading Cards I made for my groups.  I have so much fun with these each month.  I tend to work on them all at once.  The backgrounds were all cut from a Gelli print.  I do so love to cut and paste.

Friday, January 10, 2014

Postcard Collaboration

I recently was invited to participate in a postcard collaboration with Scott Hatt.  He started collages on 6 postcards and I finished them.  It was a very fun process.  I have to say I am hooked on it- The first 6 are the finished ones- then I will add the starters I did for him.  I just mailed those to him and he will complete those.  I found out about this from the Notpaper group on Facebook.  which by the way is an incredible collage site.

Now these are the starters I did for Scott to finish.

Thursday, January 9, 2014

Above Zero!!!!

This collage was made for a journal for my friend Tom LaBadia.  We are doing a journal exchange.  The Title is Fight or Flight.  The background is again a Gelli print over a map.

I have been busy already this new year with ATC exchanges and a new postcard collaboration which has been great fun.  I will be posting the pieces form that soon.

I hope your new year has been off to a good start- I am elated that we are above zero and will be for a few days now.  What a winter!

Monday, January 6, 2014

Tundra Greetings

Happy 2014!

It has been a brutal winter here- this afternoon's wind chill was 50 below zero!  So a bit of cabin fever has hit the household but also it's been a good time in the studio.  I have been working a lot in my art journal and making collages and Artist trading cards.
The collage above is titled Clipped Wings.  The background is a Gelli print done on top of a map.