Monday, September 26, 2011

So…..

I have started the FREE WHIMSICAL WORK SPACES WORKSHOP already.... Anyone can join in… 4 weeks of inspiration and motivation!!!! Already there are hints and tips to help you get started on your own special work space… some of you may not have a designated area, and there are ideas for you too!!! I am very lucky to have a whole room…. I just need to utilize it better!

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I’m heading off for a week-end retreat in a couple of weeks and I really needed to know what I want to take along..... LOL The timing of the WHIMSICAL WORK SPACES WORKSHOP was perfect timing for me!!!

I have sorted through paints, glues, brushes, alphas, embellishments, journals, ribbons, fabric…….. and still need to do more!! I thought I was going to throw/donate a lot of stuff, but really all I needed to do was sort and store it in a better user-friendly way…hahaha

I uploaded BEFORE photos on Flickr…. of my ‘STUDIO’ /Office /Sewing, Scrap Room… and in a few weeks time I’ll upload the AFTER photos… I hope to create a ‘SPECIAL SPACE’ for CREATIVITY and INSPIRATION…. my own little RETREAT from the stresses of work, and the daily grind!

Why not come and join me here?

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

I have so many ARTISTS I admire lately…

and I am yet to find ‘my style’……. I was inspired by from The Secret Hermit….. I love her funky girls!!!!

I painted this one on a A4Canvas Sheet  ….

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a close up of the face..hehe.. cute eh?

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and I painted this one in my ART JOURNAL…

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a close up…

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I certainly love these!!!!

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Feeling MYSTICAL……..

I’ve had this urge to paint a Gothic Girl…. my very first…. and I love how she turned out….

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She has a glittery silver dress on and holding a skull.. LOVE those BIG eyes…LOL

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I also had an urge to paint a Fairy Godmother..

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and a Fairy…

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and I painted this…… from Willowing, Black/White Challenge….

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I LOVE IT, the photo doesn’t do it justice…

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This is my ‘Witches Spell Book’ (a journal dedicated to anything Mystical)…..

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I did the sketch a couple weeks ago while I was visiting the Grandies, and they loved the picture…. so here it is finished…

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a close-up of each page…

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she doesn’t look like a mean Witch….. and her spell is for “Sweet Dreams”….

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and lastly a 2 page background spread for my ‘Diary’…

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it’s too nice to cover with Months and dates… hehehe..

Anyhoo, thanks for visiting… xxxxx

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Feeling WHIMSY……..

I have been able to watch the INSPIRING DVD’s from Willowing …. ULITMATE World of whimsy 1 and 2 while I rest my back after I hurt it at work a couple weeks ago…

Whimsy painting is fun!!! The characters are supposed to have exaggerated bodies, heads, eyes, lips etc… CUTE!!!

This page means a lot to me….

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single page close ups…

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The girl with the purple dress was supposed to represent ME and my friends…… but REALLY, the girl with the red dress was more like ME when I was growing up…. feeling left out and not accepted!

This page was painted and collaged ages ago…… and I finally found a quote I liked….. so I stuck that in yesterday afternoon….

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I love paper napkin collage…. easy and sooo effective!!!

TFL

Bronny XXXXXX

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Join me at this FREE 4 Week Online Art Workshop

from the talented, generous, sweet Tamara Laporte of Willowing. It started last year and is still open to ANYONE!!!  It’s called Art, Heart And Healing.
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There are no less than 9 videos and heaps and heaps of PDF files you can download and keep forever!!!
Tamara is a fab teacher! I have finally grasped shading!
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This is my portrait (representing me)… ‘YOU ARE WORTHY, BE KIND TO YOURSELF’….. I need to take more care of myself.
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A close up of the face
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I loved this class, I have learnt more about ME and my art!
Thank you Tamara for making this class available, it truly has been inspiring.
Tam has been VERY BUSY lately…. and she has a Year long Class called  LIFE BOOK: an honouring and celebration of you! Starts January 2012, Registration begins Oct 2011…Go check it out HERE…… THE best value online Art Class EVER!!! It works out to be about $3 a lesson, not including all the EXTRAS!!!
There are 15 other FABULOUS TEACHERS including Tam….. go check out who they all are…woohooo.
TFL
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