Sunday, June 25, 2017

Take a Word Challenge - BUTTONS AND BOWS

This week at Take a Word the theme is BUTTONS AND BOWS.  Elements from Creativewings Designs.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

The Three Muses Challenge - MAIL ART

This week at the Muses the Challenge theme is MAIL ART.  Image from e-vint.com no longer selling.  Other elements "found" here and there and mainly on Google Images.

Monday, June 19, 2017

Take a Word Challenge - BEAUTY

This week at TAW the theme is BEAUTY.  The image is from Wikimedia Commons, everything else from Itkupilli collactions.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

The Three Muses Challenge - A Touch of Red

This week the challenge theme is A TOUCH OF RED.  I scanned the dictionary page and googled Frida and the black and white rose.

Sunday, June 11, 2017

Take a Word Challenge - CLOCKS

This week at Take a Word the challenge theme is CLOCKS.  The image in the foreground is from e-vint.com (no longer selling) coloured and altered.  In the right backhand corner is a ghostly picture of my parents on their wedding day.  Other memories Googled.

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Digital Whisper Challenge - Gypsy

This week at Digital Whisper the challenge theme is GYPSY.  Image from e-vint.com (no longer selling) - altered and overpainted.  Background and old frame from Lorie Davison at Scrapbookgraphics.

Sunday Postcard Art - SILHOUETTES

This week at SPA the theme is SILHOUETTES.  The Silhouettes are from Graphics Fairy and the background from scanned and altered dictionary papers. The quote is from Eleanor Roosevelt.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

The Three Muses Challenge - FENCES

This week at the Muses the challenge theme is FENCES.  The photograph from an old family album is of my aunt who was 12 at the time.  The photo was black and white which I have coloured.  As her boots were barely visible I substituted a pair of Googled boots.  The background (altered) was also Googled.

Sunday, June 4, 2017

Take a Word Challenge - HOT COLOURS

This week at Take a Word the theme is HOT COLOURS.  The image is from a collection at e-vint.com (no longer selling).  Orange fabrics Googled.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

The Three Muses - What is Art?

I scanned the open pages of the pocket dictionary, added some digital water colour painting, the girl's image from Paper Whimsy and the baby from Hidden Vintage Studios (no longer selling).  The quote says: "Every child is an artist.  The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up". (Pablo Picasso).

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Take a Word Challenge - ROSE/ROSES

This week at TAW the theme is ROSE.  Image from Kubivet (no longer selling) altered and overpainted.  Rose from Graphics Fairy.  Backgrounds and frame from Lorie Davison at Scrapbookgraphics/

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

The Three Muses Challenge - Vintage Bathing Beauties

This week at the Muses the theme is VINTAGE BATHING BEAUTIES.

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Take a Word Challenge - TWO

My "couple" for this week's Take a Word Challenge.  Images from Graphics Fairy, Googled background.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

The Three Muses Challenge - JOURNEY

This week at the Muses the theme is JOURNEY. Background pictures and elements and frame from Lorie Davison at Scrapbookgraphics.  Suitcase Googled.  Image from an old stash.

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Take a Word Challenge - BLUE AND WHITE

This week at Take a Word the theme is BLUE AND WHITE.  The Googled image is a photo of actress, Maud Fealy, with overlay of text by Createwings Designs and shadowed photoframe from Anna Aspnes.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

The Three Muses Challenge - VINTAGE GLAMOUR

This is what the smart teenager was wearing in the earlier part of the 20th century. My mother was 16 when this photo was taken.  I have coloured it and added bits and pieces in the background.

Saturday, May 6, 2017

Take a Word Chalenge - MOTHER AND CHILD

This week at Take a Word the theme is Mother and Child.  Images Googled and slightly altered.  Background pieces from Anna Aspnes.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

The Three Muses Challenge - INTERESTING HEADWEAR

I started with a Googled image which has been overpainted and then I added lots of Photoshop brushes to create her "headwear".

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Take a Word Challenge - Books

This week at TAW the theme is BOOKS.  The image is from e-vint.com (no longer selling).  I have coloured and altered it.  Background bits and pieces from Rosey Posey at Scrapbookgraphics.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

The Three Muses Challenge - BIG BOLD RED

I started with a black and white image from e.vint.com (no longer selling - I was lucky enough to download hundreds of photos in collections before it closed).  I coloured and overpainted the young lady and I painted the red curtains in ArtRage painting software.