Tuesday, 25 September 2012

21 Secrets - Alma Stoller

Since coming back from a long break in the sun I've playing catch up with the course that I am doing 21 Secrets - see Realityarts for the write up.  Have been playing with making frames among some of the things that tutor Alma Stoller teaches in her videos.  It has also proved a great way to recycle material!

It has been a great surface to collage on and then paint what ever design you want...









I have played with making oval and round frames,


and once you start, you won't want to stop!


I will be sharing some more of the art work from the courses as I go along.  Stay blessed!




Monday, 24 September 2012

Creating in Faith - Bookmark covers

Hope - what are your hopes for your life....?

I am continuing to find ways to express my art.  My faith is part of my foundation and my art I hope can lift and encourage.  As part of a group called Creating in Faith on Motley Soul I have been contributing weekly write ups which include reflecting on a word for the week, looking at scripture and creating a piece of art.  You can choose to do something in your journal, make something out of fabric, or however you want to allow your creativity to express itself.  

Fear - what fears and doubts are you carrying around that you should ditch?

I decided to make a weekly decorated holder for a book mark.  On the bookmark I write about what the word means for me and any prayers that I may have which is for my eyes only.  This is then encased within the bookmark holder.  I would at some point like to collect all of them over time and bind them together.  If you go on my Realityarts site you will see how I made them.  Your quite welcome to join the group where we have further discussion about the words and how they impact on us.

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