Category: Art

Aug 20

Art Journal-Wicked Queen

My sister and I have been working on a pair of Art Journals for over a year now.  I made some 140lb watercolor signatures, and we each created our own covers.  Then we’ve taken turns mailing the books back and forth to each other, so every other page is by the other person.  Here’s the …

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Aug 18

More Henna Fun

I had more fun with henna tonight and Friday night.  Some people volunteered to let me use their skin as canvases, though I didn’t remember to photograph all of it.  I’m afraid that the batch tonight was mislabled and contained some indigo, because it was unusually blue-green. :(  Either that or I added too much …

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Aug 13

Red box

This is a little wooden box that I bought at Michaels for, I think, 99 cents.  The kids wanted to do woodburning, and once I got the tool heated up, it sounded like a fun thing for me to do too.  My original plan was to put a wood veneer in the inset parts of …

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Aug 11

Fun with Henna

Last night I got bored and decided to make a batch of henna.  I’ve experimented with a lot of different recipes, none of which have worked very well.  I think what I decided is that A. putting lemon and sugar on it after it starts to dry really does help, and B. adding a decent …

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Aug 09

A Site is Born

This is a tile mosaic that I created last year.  It’s based off a painting, whose name I have forgotten.  The words spell out a line from my novel Alternate Susan, which I edited out in the second draft.  I still like the cadence. Girl with Scythe