A is for Alphabet


I've had this book, Alphabetica by Lynne Perrella, on my shelf for a long time. It's a gorgeous reference for folks like me who play with mixed media art, and who love language, lettering, and for things to be organised alphabetically.   This year I'm taking a 12 month course by Carla Sonnheim called Y is for Yellow, … Continue reading A is for Alphabet

Sat urday


With the rest of the alphabet stencils cut (ok... v, w, x, y, z aren't done yet... it's a bit fiddly and I wanted to get on and play!) today's page is all about sat sat saturday... Layering up the letters, positive and negative cut-outs Using a mix of acrylics, glazes, watercolors, gouache, pastels and … Continue reading Sat urday

Frisket stencils part 2


I left the Frisket Stencils overnight, and yesterday morning I unpeeled the results... See what I mean about the deckled edges? See close up, there's the trace of an outline where the colors bled under the stencil. At a midway point in the process I added more stencils over the already colored page, it's made … Continue reading Frisket stencils part 2