Weaver Bird in color pencils and Pigma pen It seems like it has been a while since I posted a swap-bot swap. I have been busy with other projects lately so I only have three cards to share. The top two designs were inspired by the artwork of Charley Harper. Instead of ATC’s this swap
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Mama Cat Baby Kitty Love Trying out a slightly larger format for a swap. This is a 4×6 drawing in colored pencil and ink on watercolor paper. It was inspired by the tradition in Senegal of painting people with long, elegant necks.
My first swap of the year with swap-bot. The swap guidelines are for piece of art at least 5 x 5 inches in which the predominate color must be red. This work measures about 7 1/2 x 8 1/2. I began by painting a red background on watercolor paper. I then stamped the paper with browns and golds
I have been pretty quiet these days with the DollStreet Dreamers online group. I am still interested in making artdolls but other projects are taking up my time. So, I try to occasionally take part in group activities with this amazing group of artists so despite packing up and getting ready to leave South Africa. Last month I committed
I have joined another Swap-bot swap, this time, a paperdoll with the theme Earth! Immediately, I thought of Venus of Willendorf (see inset.) She epitomizes Earth for me, but then I thought what would she look if she were modern? She is made of hand-made paper painted with copper paint which should develop a nice
I just love creating art with trees as my focus. They are so figurative. The picture above is ink and colored pencil Tree of Life ATC for a swap on swap-bot. As I was working on the theme, I easily came up with a dozen ideas….my next theme for a series of art quilts? Hmmm.
My older son recently noticed my Artist Trading Card collection and thought they were neat. He asked if he could make a couple. These are the designs we came up with; the upper left card is my younger son’s “The Space Alien A”, upper right is my older son’s “Falling Ball” and the bottom card
I belong to an online doll making club know as Dollstreet Dreamers. The Street hosts a friendly and helpful list serve, doll competitions and sometimes swaps. The Dottee Dolls above are made for a swap coming up on Dollstreet. They basic idea for the doll was started by Dorothy Christian (Dot) and the dolls have
I have finished one of the three dolls I am working on. She is a doll for a ugly fabric swap hosted on the MSN group ClothDollsForFun. Today is the mail date, but my van broke down so she will have to wait until tomorrow when the van is fixed (hopefully). She is made from