Have a look at the new Annie Hamman Class

Have a look at Annie’s new class.  Love her classes really enjoy them, heaps of information and wonderful detailed videos.

http://www.anniehamman.com/soulful-story-art-2/

Wonderful New Art Class

Want inspiration, more creative techniques & develope your own style then this is the class for you my friend.  Plus who could resist going back to Fairy Tales.

http://tinyurl.com/effyeverafter

 

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Outside the Studio

Whats happening Outside the Studio

Here is an update on whats happening outside the Studio, Chickens, yes chickens and i love them.  So cute and smart, i am already able to hand feed Esmeralda (the white one)

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Paint and Pixels online course

Paint and Pixels online course

I’m going to give this a go, i have just purchased my first iPad so looking forward to this.

https://graceandivy.wordpress.com/2015/05/30/a-favorite-digital-artist-and-a-giveaway-too/#comment-4255

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Tag for 21st Birthday

Tag for 21st Birthday

A beautiful tag I made for a lovely young lady for her 21st.  Really enjoyed creating this pretty feminine tag. I used the Julie Nutting doll stamp ( which I have a few ) I love how I can create different themes by changing the paper patterns for the clothes. I love making the backgrounds using many mixed media products.

Sorry photo quality not good

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Sowing Autumn Seeds

Sowing My Autumn Seeds

Back in my garden today, have just put in some autumn crops. Sowing Seeds today, Leeks, Spring Onions, Carrots, Beetroot and Radishes.

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My man just finished the second planter for the deck so that’s what I have used. Autumn here now so the planters will be good for winter crops on the deck. Me think, time will tell.

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Roses, Herbs and Annuals

Outside Michele’s Studio

Roses, Herbs and Annuals

Lately I have been working in the garden, have neglected it for some time.
This is a small circle garden with Roses, Herbs, Bulbs and Annuals.

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Male Birthday Card Ideas

 Male Birthday Card Ideas

Well here is another Idea for a  male birthday card, I seem to have a few birthdays where I am needing to make a card for a male.  Here is another one using the foil, building paper and alcohol inks. Finding it quick and easy now to pull this type of card together.

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Here is a close up showing the texture that you get with the foil, which I crunched up first then stuck it down onto the sookwang double sided tape which was on the building paper. The link for Sookwang takes you to Scrapbooking Made Simple as that is where I was able to buy the large width of this tape. Mine is 4.5 inches or 11.5 cm wide.

Then I passed it through the Spellbinders Grand Calibur machine between a embossing folder.

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Even closer: Used some hemp under the black cardstock, that was embossed with gold embossing powder.  Add the hemp twine to the card to bring it all together.

Happy to answer any questions about this technique.

 

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My Mixed Media Notebook/Journal

Notebook/Journal made with Mixed Media, Sprays and Stamps

I have just signed up for a new class called Radiant : Faces with Effy Wild.  It is fantastic the magic number is 9, 9 Artists all are fantastic all with different styles, 9 Faces so much to experiment with. It is a must look if you enjoy using mixed media to do portraits. The first class is which is really an extra class with Efffy using mixed media  we are creating our ultimate class notebook or journal. Fantastic tutorial, below is my finished cover.

Mixed Media Notebook/Journal : Love the result easy and quick!

Love the result easy and quick!

Getting organised

Hi Everyone, I have just upgraded the site and was wanting to test the drag and drop feature. Fantastic so easy to add new pictures to the blog so no excuses now, I will have to get busy and get some new work done.

 

The studio is coming along I can nearly walk around the tables without having to climb over stuff.  When I get some after pictures I will put them up with the before. But not until then as you will not believe what you see. So until then toodlepip

 

My two little dogs, Merlyn on the left he is blind and Gwynivere on the right.

My two little dogs, Merlyn on the left he is blind and Gwynivere on the right.