Friday, May 30, 2014

Umbrella Chunky Book

Back in March I posted a picture of the 4x4s that I was making for my online art group, AAWA. Well I did get all 17 of those 4x4s done and now I have finished 17 for a friend who signed up for this swap but had some health issues and she was not able to do the swap. I didn't want her to miss out so these were a labor of love for a dear friend. She wanted to use a real drink umbrella on her 4x4 so I remembered that another one of my friends had done a drink umbrella on a tag and it was really cute. But she did not open the umbrellas up. I could not fit them unopened on the 4x4 because it is smaller than the tag. So I opened them up and this is what I came up with. I think they turned out really cute! I hope you like them, Claudia and what do you think, Bren about your changed up design?

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Mix It Monthly and Art Journal Journey - Theme Coffee and circles

I have never been a coffee drinker other than an occasional cup every now and then until recently. 
 I  purchased Folgers Breakfast Blend and we love it! I love to open the can and smell it! This is my favorite coffee cup which was my inspiration for my drawing.  And the W. C. Fields quote describes my morning moods perfectly. I am definitely not a morning person! And I was really surprised to see when I was commenting on some of the other art for Mix It Monthly that there is also an Art Journal Journey site that has a challenge with circles!