Monday, March 31, 2014

Take a Word Challenge - STARS

What a perfect face!  This photo of Marlene Dietrich was found at Google Images.  Other bits and pieces by Kubivet, Irene Alexeeva and Rosey Posey.

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Three Muses Challenge - STEAM


Ann has invited us to feature steam in our artwork this week.  This lady is enjoying a sauna!!  Free to use steam brushes from Brusheezy, lady from Flickr-free-to-use vintage images, background by Lorie Davison at Scrapbookgraphics/

Monday, March 24, 2014

Take a Word Challenge - EGGS

I have used a scan of an old dictionary page and I painted the egg lady except for her "hat" and her boots which were Googled.  Chickens also Googled.

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Three Muses Challenge - Spring

This week our theme is SPRING.  The lady is a Flickr-free-to-use image, coloured and altered.  Background elements Captivated Visions

Monday, March 17, 2014

Take a Word Challenge - GREEN

Image from, window and background papers by Lauren Bavin.

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Three Muses Challenge - Zetti

This Zetti flavoured picture was made from scraps.  The face, of course, is that of silent movie star, Louise Brooks (coloured and altered).  The body is a cut and paste job using paper pieces.  Bird by me, sun by Fiddlette.  Aged film strip from Irene Alexeeva.  Thanks to Bev for a great challenge.

Monday, March 10, 2014

Take a Word Challenge - Blackbird

The stamp and blackbird were found at Google Images.  Edgar's body was taken from one of my family albums (Uncle Paul by marriage).  The background is a mishmash of layered bits and pieces.

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

The Three Muses Challenge - Mail Art - Bon Voyage

Thanks to Ann for a challenging challenge!!  The lady is from a collection by and other pieces of ephemera are from Julia Makotinksky at Scrapbookgraphics.

Monday, March 3, 2014

Take a Word Challenge - Numbers

This week our theme word is NUMBERS.  The background is my own design, the lady is from and the dried roses are from Trish Jones.