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I live in Mooringsport La. and work in construction full time and dabble in art when ever I can. I would love to be able to do my art full time--who knows, maybe one day I will. In the past year, I started doing Festivals, trying to sell my Art. It is ALOT of work, but worth it. I have met so many people with the same interests as myself.

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Assorted Art and Little Time


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Garden Thief 022-001Garden Thief 020I have been playing around with photography for the last couple of days and find that I really have fun with it.  This picture is of my baby,  Ringo’s eye.  I started with and ordinary photo and edited it in Googles free program, Picasso.  I have been working in my Etsy store trying to get some of my newest pieces posted.  There just doesn’t seem to be enough time—even when I have the day off.  There are so many thing that I want to do, and I always think that “if I didn’t have to work”, I could get it all done—but, I can’t.  Granted, I can get a lot more done but my mind is always racing and there is always something else to try…………..
I have tried a new technique with paint and shaving cream.  You put shaving cream on a glass pane or clear plastic sheet and add dribbles of different color paint—swirl with a palette knife.  Then you place it face down on your canvas and wiggle it around.  Scrape it off with a palette knife, let sit for a few minutes to set the paint and them wipe clean.  It makes beautiful paint effects.
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IMG_0376 These are some of the pictures I created using that technique.   After I finished painting them I used a thick coat of Golden Tar Gel to give them depth.  I am happy with the results.
Have a great day.
F.

8 comments:

  1. OMG - I LOVE your shaving foam pieces... such gorgeous colours. Fantastic horse face too .. like that effect a lot :-D xx

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  2. Hello Ike,

    Thanks so much for dropping by and leaving such kind remarks. I love using the shaving cream, it leaves such dreamy effects. Good to heard from you.

    Faye

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  3. I really really love how your work is so colorful and alive-the photos and your artwork both. Beautiful work!

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  4. Your shaving cream technique sounds interesting...and I love the pictures you did with it. The colors are so vibrant.

    Also the photos you altered are beautiful! I have Picasa but haven't done much with it.

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  5. Hello Janet,
    Thanks so much for stopping by and for the kind words. I haven't gotten to play with the photo stuff much either, but hope to learn more about it!!

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  6. Hi, Faye! Thank you for stopping by my blog and taking the time to comment. Quite the happy, colorful artwork here. I look forward to your posts!

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  7. Hi Faye! I've been meaning to try that technique. Your results are fantastic! I can see you adore color as much as I do. Thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving such a nice comment. Good luck with your shows! -Terri

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  8. Hello Terri!

    Thanks for dropping by and leaving such kind words. Yes! I do love color--the more the better. Hope to chat soon.

    Faye

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