Saturday, January 23, 2010

Mock Book Covers,Little books and Zines...



One of the things that I love to do is make little books,zines and journals,They are a wonderful way to wile away a weekend and they make great gifts and keepsakes.

I have uploaded a tutorial from a You Tuber,0n making zines so check it out and have a bit of fun.


Influences for me this week have been.....http://mundomundaca.blogspot.com/ check this blog out,its wonderful,colourful and fun!

Materials Ive been using this week..PVA Glue,acrylic paint,book binder,paper,ink,printer,camera and whatever else I needed.

Books Ive been reading..Women On Top and Improve your essay skills...sad I know but Ive got some coming up for Uni.

What Ive been working on..paper dolls,cloth dolls,book covers,books and zines...

Wisdom for this week...Wisdom is the reward for a life time of listening...when you'd have preferred to talk. D.J.Kaufman.





See you next time xox

Monday, January 4, 2010

Painting and designing...


So what have I been doing,well painting and designing,Ive added some new dolls to my Etsy shop,will soon be adding more stuff there,but for now its just getting a new face lift.

I have been designing new dolls and working in my books as well as working in photoshop which is a big love of mine.

Whos been influencing my art these days well so many people...ever heard of Crank Bunny,she is is awesome,her work is fantastic..so check out her blog at....http://crankbunnyshop.blogspot.com/ its well worth it.....also you might like to visit...Wilson Swain..another awesome artist...http://www.wilsonswainnews.blogspot.com/

So what materials have I been using..acrylic paint of course,water colors,ink,lots of ink,markers,glue,so so so much glue,cardboard,book pages,camera and what ever else has been needed.

What Ive been painting..weird little wooden dolls...

Books Ive been reading..,none but have been reading Juxtupose mags and Art Scene mags..

Words of wisdom..The purpose of life is to live a life of purpose..Richard Leider

So what have I got for you today as far as inspiration goes..well just have a look...






dolls

dolls

tiny teeny portrait

tiny teeny portrait
watercolour miniature

something about Mary

something about Mary
just one of many..

leonardos lady

leonardos lady

Spring

Spring

sweet cakes and roses

sweet cakes and roses
yum yums

yet another Mary

yet another Mary

my id

my id

ted

ted