MY OWN MIXED MEDIA aka MOMM
I’ve become obsessed with Artist Trading Cards and the idea behind them. Learn more about them here and here. I love their size, they lend themselves very well to all different types of media, watercolor, collage, stencil, stamps, you name it. I love that their size being what it is, every element or space needs to “count”, with the attitude of more bang for your buck or large works in a small space and I love the idea of trading cards with other artists, though I feel very shy about this for some reason right now. Here are a couple that I’ve completed recently.
ATC, Distress Stain, stamps, butterfly die cut, distressed edge
Corregated ATC, die cuts, key, word beads
Maybe today I’ll get more confident and sign up to trade. Loyal readers, anyone into ATCs?
Christmas projects continue on the knitting front and I’ve added some of my pottery to the mix. Being Christmas gifts, your imagination will have to suffice, but I’m excited about gifting them and isn’t that what gifting is all about?
What’s going to be on yours this Thanksgiving? Ours will hold a turkey, the requested every year english peas, mashed potatoes, broccoli cheese casserole and corn casserole. My Thanksgiving offerings will mostly be of the sweet persuasion, a raisin pie, something chocolate, snickerdoodle bread, and an apple slab thingy that I saw on the King Arthur Flour website that looks and sounds delicious. Ya know, we could cut to the chase and just cut out the turkey and broccoli but somehow, I don’t think that will happen. Does it show that I’m not a broccoli fan??
Deeds of kindness are equal in weight to all the commandments. Talmud