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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This ATC incorporates painted lace, stamping inks and ephemera.  It was inspired by a song.  It could be a Benny Goodman’s tune written by Louis Prima. It could be the song whose lyrics are: “I keep wanting to spread my arms wide like wings Breathe deep and sing for my life, sing for the earth Sing,

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I just got a new art supply; Pébéo’s Fantasy Moon paints discovery set.  Both birds are painted with the new paints over stamping on card stock. The paint is highly glossy, textured and has a pearly sheen. Sadly, those effects are not visible with the scan. My only problem with the paint is that I need some kind of

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In honor of valentines day I am posting a couple of small projects with romantic themes.  First are three small hearts (~4 in.) for a hearts for a Dollstreet Dreamers heart exchange.  Each heart is made with a different African wax print fabric that I hand drew and then machine stitched. I painted each portrait with kissing lips using Jacquard

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Tada!  Another fabric design, another contest.  This time I have entered into the Spoonflower weekly contest, themed: Handrawn.  If you like my work, please consider voting for it sometime this week.  There is a lot of competition this round.  My fabric will be available for sale in Kona cotton in about three weeks.  The original drawings

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February’s ATCs so far…the upper left is my Fashion ATC, upper right is the Hera card and at the bottom is the front and inside of my Brown Owl ATC.  For the Fashion ATC, I choose to be influenced by the Saque gowns Watteau made famous in his paintings in the early 1700’s.  The Saque (sometimes called

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I am hosting a Merbaby swap on Swap-bot.  The sign-up is until December 9th and the last date to mail the cards is January 9th.  The swap entails creating two ATCs, one for each of your two partners.  I am not fussy about which technique you use but I do expect people to make the

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