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"I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way-things I had no words for." ~ Georgia O'Keeffe


Thursday, June 11, 2009

What I am doing

This is what I have been doing. I had bought a book by Kelly Rae Roberts and was trying out a project from that. I am making this for my niece whose birthday is coming soon. Hope she will like it. There are one or two spots I need to cover up which I will do with something. In the project she says to use alcohol inks with paint. For me it didn't work very well and then I got those blobs where the ink sort of didn't spread. It does disappear rather quickly so one has to be very quick in mixing and applying. Also I think I went over the paint too much so it has become a be too blended which was not the idea. Oh well this is all new to me as I never do this sort of artwork so I guess I am learning. One thing I do like about this sort of art is you can finish it quickly.

11 comments:

  1. it's coming along beautifully, shashi!

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  2. I think it looks wonderful so far. I loved Kelly Rae's book it was very inspiring. Can't wait to see it finished :)

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  3. I have this book also and love it.
    Your work is coming very nicely!

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  4. Shashi,

    I really like the way it is coming along. Can't wait to see the girl's features drawn in. :)

    Hugs

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  5. Shashi, you are off to a great start! Can't wait to see it finished.
    Karen Becker

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  6. this looks good :) I like how blended the paint looks, it doesn't take anything away from the textures or sayings on this.

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  7. whouuu !!! c'est extra !!!! et ton travail sera encore plus beau une fois fini !!!!
    Gros bisous Shashi !

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  8. WOW! Amazing - I really like Kelly Rae's work...
    I love this project you're on - what a beautiful pressie it's going to make...
    Bon Weekend Sashi :)

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  9. I love this Shashi and so will your niece, hmmm... I may have to get that book myself.

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  10. Fantastic Shashi! I love this canvas as it is- and your niece is going to love it too, I am sure.

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  11. I have this book also! Have yet to make anything from it though. Your finished piece is lovely - your niece will love it!

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