We’re all battling the flu here….ugh! Dana was sick with a 102 fever and today…well..it feels like the start of it for me….let’s hope not….
Often times in my artwork I take bits and pieces from other artwork I’ve made and re-purpose it into a new composition. It’s a quick way to create a new piece if you are short on time, it’s also a great arts and crafts project for kids to create a great piece of artwork.
Another crafts idea is to take photos of your artwork in stages. Use these stages as a starting point for new works of art when you are in a pinch for time – just print them out and begin layering on top of them.
I set a timer for 30 minutes and played around with paints, stencils and created the back ground. The butterfly girl is from a recent painting that I copied and cut out.
The quote was inspired by Christy Tomlinson and one of her artworks. I thought it was so fitting. Don’t let your can’ts get you down…and put a plan into action.
Here’s an excerpt from the book Journal Bliss by Violette – I find it easiest to begin with a quote about what I’m feeling at that moment and then use colors and doodles to bring it to life.
Enjoy your free download – it’s sized to fit a standard can 11.5 x 5 .5 (click on image, then right click “save as”) Here’s a tip because it’s so wide you may need to rotate the image to fit on a sheet of paper.