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Sunday, April 22, 2018

Thoughts on Blogging....



I love blogging. 
 I like to have time to take a number of photographs of the creations I have made.
I like to edit and crop them a bit. 
I like to think about how I made something and what I can tell people about it. 
I like to share a bit more then just the image. 

And ..... even though it is easier just to post a quick picture on instagram 
(which I do - my link is in the sidebar if you are instagramer)
 I do hope to still be here sharing a bit more about what I create
 - it makes me happy. 



So today I share with you a mixed media creation on an emptied out tea bag.
 (actually it is on a tea bag and a third - one wasn't quite big enough) 


It was made using a couple of photographs I took, a drawing, 
some paint and ink and of course a bit of collage bits.  
A final coat of paste wax gives it a beautiful finish and adds some depth. 


Same process different end product. 



Thanks so much for taking the time to visit. 

....... and oh yah - Happy Earth Day!

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Creating with Tea Bags. . . . . Again


As many of you probably know
I love creating with tea bags.




But... it seems like it has been a while since I have created with them. 
So I started off by adding a few of my photographs to tea bags 
thinking I would have time to make a whole stack. 


.... and here is the ONE I managed to finish!


It started with this photo


and then I added some collage bits, paint, wax and pen marks.  

I am not sure when I will get time to create with the rest of them.... but I am hoping that it is soon!


Although I love blogging it doesn't seem like I get to it as often as I would like, 
and therefore have started posting on Instagram.  

Feel free to follow along with my creations there if you would like. (click the link below!)