Thursday, 17 August 2017

Thursday Journal with Neet

Today we are back in the UK, and have landed in London. Their outfits are a bit over the top, but it did use up a wooden moustache I had had for a while. The two pages are one ones previously cut with a wavy edge and coloured on a course with Dyan. These are proving to be a bit of a nuisance to use up. The two pages are bit disconnected, but I ran out of inspiration on this one.


Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Fabric Woodland Book

Another two pages for my Woodland book. The first one is all hand embroidery and the second one embroidery on a gelli print using a leaf stencil.
My book is nearly complete. just two pages to go.





Monday, 14 August 2017

Every Inchie Monday -- Frog

In a bit of a hurry this week as I am still catching up on not doing anything last week, while my friend was here.
Frog is the subject on Every Inchie Monday and I have drawn a poison dart frog on the stampbord and sewn a green tree frog on tyvek, with a felted background. Not the easiest thing to draw or sew, and I think I could have done better if I had taken more time on it.



Friday, 11 August 2017

Tag Tuesday -- Use your scraps

On Tag Tuesday the theme is Use your scraps. chosen by Valerie. On and around my desk was the following: piece of sequin waste, clay and friendly plastic embellishments, some odd bits of yarn, and a broken air dry clay edging.
I made the tag from a scrap piece of cardboard and use some texture paste through some stencils. I painted it with acrylic paint.


I am also entering this on Go Tag Thursday where the theme is Anything goes.

Thursday, 10 August 2017

Thursday Journal with Neet

This time I am off to Italy again with two people on holiday. This time I have used two of my cut pages that were already painted. I have blanked out the side bits that showed other bits of pages. I shall have to start a new journal soon. This will be short as I have a friend here, and we are sewing.




Monday, 7 August 2017

Every Inchie Monday -- Crocodile.

Horrible dangerous crocodiles are the subject this week on Every Inchie Monday. If you run fast enough, you can outrun them, but I am not ever going to try to put it to the test.
My stampbord is shrink plastic. The sewn one is made from a very fine leather which looke like a very fine crocodile skin ( how lucky was that) The felted background is a bit too dark I think.




Thursday, 3 August 2017

Go tag Thursday -- The letter S

On Go Tag Thursday this week we are doing any theme that starts with the letter S. I have gone for an sea theme and have included Shells, seahorses, seaweed, and the sea of course.


Thursday Journal with Neet -- Greek or Roman

This page started out with a white background with blue and orange spots and circles on. I had no idea what to do with it, and as I am running out of pages, I decided to paint it brown, not a good idea, not only do I not like brown very much but it didn't cover the spots and circles very well. The next not so bright idea was to paint it with white gesso, that came out all streaky and was worse than the brown. I was going to forget the whole thing, and stick the two pages together and find another one. In the end I had some lunch and a brain wave, and used a stencil that looked a bit like mosaics and used Dylusions white paint. That sorted the first layer out, and I could then put my brain in gear and decide what to put on it. I went the Roman way, and finished it by midnight.







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