Tuesday, November 21, 2017

The Three Muses Challenge - THE PRINTED WORD

This week at the Muses the theme is THE PRINTED WORD.  My picture is a collage of ephemera collected over many years.

Sunday, November 19, 2017

Take a Word Challenge - STATUE

This week at Take a Word the theme is STATUE.  My statue was found on Google Images.  The background and word overlay is from Itkupilli.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

The Three Muses Challenge - Fruit and/or vegetables

This week at the Muses the theme is FRUIT AND/OR VEGETABLES.  I have included a golden pear in an altered picture from Wikimedia Commons.  Gold pear is from Google Images and the background pieces are from Lorie Davison at SBG.

Sunday, November 12, 2017

Digital Whisper Challenge - RAINY DAYS

This week at Digital Whisper Challenge the theme is RAINY DAYS. Digitally painted except for the face (from my collection) and a Googled umbrella.

Sunday Postcard Art Challenge - SKYLINE


This week at Sunday Postcard Art the theme is SKYLINE. 

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Take a Word Challenge - SHADES OF BLUE

This week the theme is SHADES OF BLUE.
This image found its way into my stash many years ago.  The face has a haunting quality.  The picture was originally in sepia tones.  I have overpainted and altered  it and added some Photoshop water colour brushes.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

The Three Muses Challenge - Shadow Box

This week at the Muses Bev has invited us to try some shadow box art.  Shadowbox from Lorie Davison at SBG, ballerina (altered) from e.vint.com (no longer selling).

Sunday, November 5, 2017

Digital Whisper Challenge - Black and White (Waiting in Limbo)

This week at Digital Whispeer the theme is BLACK AND WHITE.  The backgrounds are from Itkupilli and the images are from Hidden Vintage Designs (no longer selling).

Sunday Postcard Art - Feathers


This week at SPA the theme is feathers.  No peacocks died in the making of this postcard.

Saturday, November 4, 2017

Take a Word Challenge - FRIENDS

This week at Take a Word the theme is friends.  I scanned and coloured a dictionary page for the background, adding some "coffee stains".  The two young ladies have been hiding in my stash for many years and I can't remember where they came from.

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

The Three Muses Challenge - TIME

This week at the Muses the theme is Time Flies.  The clock face is from Lauren Bavin and the image was originally an old black and white which I've coloured and altered.

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Take a Word Challenge - FAMILY ALBUMS

This week at Take a Word the theme is FAMILY ALBUMS.  This is a picture of my mother, Lucy, aged 12 with her giant dog Major. Background and framing from Lorie Davison at SBG.

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Sunday Postcard Art - pink, yellow, orange.


This week at SPA there is a colour challenge - pink, yellow, orange.  Image coloured and altered from e.vint.com (no longer selling).  Chair and background by Irene Alexeeva (also retired).

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

The Three Muses Challenge - ORANGE

This week at the Muses the theme is ORANGE.  Image (coloured and altered) from a collection sold by e-vint.com (no longer selling).  Cat by me.  Assorted PS brushes.

Sunday, October 22, 2017

Sunday Postcard Art - Apothecary Labels

This week at Sunday Postcard Art the theme is APOTHECARY LABELS.  The lady comes from Wikimedia Commons and the labels were Googled.

Take a Word Challenge - Turquoise

Image, coloured and altered from an e.vint.com collection (no longer available online).  The poster was Googled as was the butterfly.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

The Three Muses Challenge - CANDLE

This week at the Muses the theme is CANDLE.  The lady is a mishmash of elements - a Botticelli face and dozens of elements put together to make the body.  Candle and boots were Googled.

Monday, October 16, 2017

Digital Whisper Challenge - Witch

This week at Digital Whisper the theme is WITCH.  Mine is an Ozstuffe Originale.

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Take a Word Challenge - Stripes

This week at Take a Word the theme is STRIPES.  Stripes Googled, metallic butterflies and background Irene Alexeeva.  Image from an old collection, coloured and overpainted.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

The Three Muses Challenge - The Printed Word

This week at the Muses the theme is THE PRINTED WORD.  I Googled a black and white photo, converted it into a Photoshop brush and placed it over a chopped up dictionary page I made.   Water colour paint was added.