Monthly Archives: June 2018

Negative Painting, Part Two

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Last week, I told you about the underpainting I did that was full of color. Remember this? Read the rest of this entry

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Negative Painting — Part One

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My inspiration for this project came from one of my favorite crafting magazines and websites — Cloth Paper Scissors.¬† In this blog post (http://www.clothpaperscissors.com/blog/perfect-mothers-day-art-project/), the author writes about a process called “negative painting.” With this technique, you start with a colorful background and then use a solid color to paint¬†around the objects you want to show rather than by painting the objects itself. Read the rest of this entry

Cork Monogram

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I have a cork-monogrammed R on top of my refrigerator, and I always get compliments on it. When my friend Jackie K. admired it, I knew I had to make one for her. Cork projects aren’t difficult to do — after all, who minds collecting corks?! — but certain materials make the job easier. Read the rest of this entry