Tag: interference paint

Feb 07

Autumn Gold Leaf Book

  I started this with a base of some autumnal-print calico. I love autumn. I love leaves, the colors of autumn, cool weather, everything. (It’s kind of ironic that I live in a city where we don’t have autumn.) I had a plastic stencil I bought at a wonderful craft boutique while on a trip …

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Jan 23

Special Blue Butterfly Book

I’d promised my daughter for her birthday (last summer) that I was going to make her her own art journal. I had the book blank. I bought special art paper years and years ago and bound it into a larger size than I usually do. It’s approximately 5″ x 7″. The paper is really special …

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Oct 31

Owl Mask

I started making this mask recently, during a spate of visual art creativity. I’m finishing up a novel, which involves a lot of fine tuning and orchestrating helpful volunteers to find errors. It doesn’t involve as much creativity, and so I often find when I’m between novels that the creativity spills out into the visual …

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Dec 20

Blue Steampunk Book

Of the three books I made this time, I was sure this one would be my favorite. I started with some cloth that I like very much, and then I got out some of my expensive interference acrylics and my wings silkscreen and made a pair of shimmery wings across it. I added other Victoriana …

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Jun 07

Key Book

When I made these three books, I meant to have  a theme of off-white covers. This one started as gesso brushed over off white muslin, with stamps impressed into it for texture. You can see the faint image of a bird in the lower right hand corner of the cover. After the gesso dried, I …

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