Tag Archive: angel

Dec 01

Angel Icon Tile

angel icon tile

This was the last, biggest tile from Laurie Mika’s workshop this summer at Art Unraveled. One of the things I love most about Laurie Mika’s work is her saintly icons. I always wondered how she did them, how she got all the cool painted faces. Simply enough, she prints them out and cuts them up …

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Dec 16

Book Review: Clockwork Angel

Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare I went into this book with a “hope for the best, fear the worst” attitude. Both Steampunk and YA fantasy have been over-bred recently, and a novel that starts out with an orphaned teenage girl of unusual latent powers and a couple of smoking-hot troubled young men sounds like it’s …

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Dec 31

Book Review: The Gargoyle

The Gargoyle by Andrew Davidson As with many books, there were things I liked very much about this novel, and other things I didn’t care for at all. The strength of this novel is in its passion, not just of the characters for one another but of the narrator with language. The prose borders on …

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Feb 21

Bellisima Book

Bellisima book cover

For this book cover, I started with orange printed calico over paper, and again did Rorschach-like blobs of black gesso on it.  I wanted to try a photo transfer onto colored paper, so I chose a blue square with brown seedpods printed on it.  The transfer worked fairlywell, and I glued it to the orange …

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Dec 25

Tree Angel

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I thought I ought to post pictures of our tree angel while she was still in one piece.  She took a tumble while we were decorating this year, and the ceramic head broke at the neck.  We managed to repair her, but she’s looking her age. I made her ten years ago. My favorite part …

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