Thursday, June 30, 2011
I'm using the same colors that I used in the banners -- each color represents a month, a disciple and a power of man -- these colors are used a lot in our services. I still will be adding reds, oranges, russet, gold and yellows. Then, I'll be adding words that represent our Capital Fund Campaign - "Youth" - "Education" - and "Seniors" that I have stamped on silver painted paper.
Saturday, June 25, 2011
Here are our hostesses and teachers! The horse is for "Horse Fever" - Lynne will be painting him!
Here is my beginning - they had already painted the canvas fuschia, and I had just applied the first of my gold leaf.
Thursday, June 23, 2011
Saturday, June 18, 2011
When I had my Quilt Shop, I was asked to make 12 banners to hang in the Sanctuary. These were fun to make - very labor intensive - and after about 6, I was worn out. But, I carried on, and am very proud of my accomplishment!
I also offered watercolor painting lessons in the church, and did quite well with those last year. Now, I've been asked to do a very challenging creative thing - decorate (paint, collage, etc.) this wooden "Treasure Box" to hold the cash donations for our Capital Fund Campaign. I've been given carte blanche to do whatever I want to do! No direction, other than to make it beautiful!
Monday, June 13, 2011
This morning, I practiced a technique from Mary Todd Beam's book: "The Creative Edge" -
Sunday, June 12, 2011
Friday, June 10, 2011
I wish I had kept up with my early love of art and taken classes when I was her age. It's going to be so much fun to see where she goes with it!
Monday, June 6, 2011
I'm so in love with Mixed Media (and it's still so new to me), that I want everything I can find on the subject! And, let me tell you, I found a lot! And, there's something that I want to experiment with in every one of these books. Now, if I could just find the time..........