Posts Tagged by painting
|February 5, 2015||Posted by Robin under Art Journal|
How I created my DLP from Art To The 5th… Cityscape..Part 1 ..
..so I started with a full spread in my journal
…doodle all over the page..I chose flowers and leaves because that is what I love to doodle..but you can choose any marks you enjoy making..lines and swirls, or dots and circles….or faces..or houses etc…anything you enjoy creating that will make it totally yours..your personal touch..!
then I gathered some gesso and paints..
..and I covered my page with random paints…
..i then took some papers I made with my handmade eraser stamps..and I will use these to cut my building shapes..
..I cut all different shapes..tall and short…wider and thinner..and laid them out in a pattern that I liked..
..I covered some with thin coats of paint..details will come later..
..then I gathered some shades of blue for the sky..
and started to mix and blend the color together..stay tuned for part 2 on Monday..!
|December 29, 2014||Posted by Robin under ACEO, art cards, small format art|
Art Cards, ACEO’s and Small Format Art..that is actually how I got into the business of art, about 8 years ago..I was swapping art cards..both prints and originals and then I saw on Ebay how they were being sold…hundreds a day..so I thought..wow this would be fun and it could really supplement my income and pay for my art supplies..Lolol..little did I know that it would turn into a full business..well not just art cards but selling my creations and starting a business. Never would I have thought that I would make a living or earn money as an artist. But the truth is..that is how it started for me..with little 2.5 x 3.5 inch cards (either I cut my own from 140 lb watercolor paper) or you can buy from Inchie Arts (they are very high quality and very sturdy..like miniature canvas boards..I love Em). I love small format art and its easy “takealongability”..and quick turnout..especially for someone like me who gets bored and easliy distracted..i love to change up things daily and that is why small format art is great..here are a few Im working on again…Ive had some request for these and its been a few years since I created any new ones..
most of the time I just create with ink and watercolor or liquid acrylics..and sometimes watercolor pencils as well..I always need to wear my glasses and sit very close to the table..like about 7 inches from the table top..I do very intricate marks and lately its been a little harder to see these fine lines.. Lol …you can use anything you like to create these..collage, thick paint. pencil..just ink.. Gelli Plate ..markers..etc..so give it a try..and share your pieces on my page at https://www.facebook.com/RobinMeadDesigns …I’d love to see what you come up with..maybe we can do a swap if you like..!
here are some from years ago:
|September 5, 2014||Posted by Robin under Technique of the Week|
“Technique of the Week” featuring the wonderful and super creative Tammy Garcia of “Daisy Yellow” blog
|August 15, 2014||Posted by Robin under Art Journal|
|April 18, 2014||Posted by Robin under abstract|
Trying my hand at using a palette knife…I really loved it…its fun spreading the paint like frosting , but even more fun seeing the unexpected surprises of the blends you get when combing colors layered onto each other. This was my first piece done completely with a palette knife..I’ve tried it on different pieces as a small part but never the whole piece..I think I’ll be adding a few more..