Saturday, August 23, 2014

New Journal


I finished up a couple of UFO’s over the past few days. One is a journal and the other is a photo album. I don’t have pictures of the photo album as yet but I did scan some of the journal.

I made this sometime last year. It was all finished except for sewing the signatures into the cover. Here are some pictures.
 



The cover all wrapped up.

 
Inside front cover and first page.
 
Some of the other pages.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
I will share more in the next post.
 



 
 
 
 
 
 

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Updated Steampunk Album


I finished up the work I was doing on my Steampunk Album. I added ribbons and some embellishments to the spine of the book.

These photos are not the best but I now have pictures of what the new spine and binding looks like.

 
front cover

 
spine with ribbons and embellishments
 
 
first pages with new binding
 
 
middle pages where I inserted the ribbons



 
 

Monday, August 11, 2014

Working on Past Projects


Today I worked on resizing some more photos to try and finish up filling in this handmade book I made last year in the Ticket to Venice class.




I have also been working on re-doing the binding on this Steampunk album. I somehow never took a photo of the front cover or the spine but as you can see in the photos below the book was bound together with a piece of ribbon through grommets.

 
first page
 
 
back cover
 

I have since re-worked it using brown gaffers tape. I am also planning on adding some ribbons with some embellishments to the spine.

Monday, June 09, 2014

Monday, June 02, 2014

Digital Art Pages



Just a little digital art play. I’m kinda of rusty at this, but I just wanted to do something.





Thursday, May 22, 2014

It's Been a Long Time



It has been so long since I last posted anything (a year!). I just got lazy I guess about blogging. I have jumped around all over the place in my artistic endeavors this past year. Some of which were not worth showing and some of which I just never bothered to take any photos. 

Last fall I came to the conclusion that I needed a new wreath for the front door. Because we get the afternoon sun on the front of the house whatever I hang there fades over time. Even though I have a wreath for each season I just was not liking them anymore. I decided I would crochet a variety of flowers and leaves in different sizes and used neutral colors. I worked on them from time to time and finally finished the wreath.

The photos were shot with the wreath hanging on a wall in the kitchen and artificial lighting. The colors are pretty close to the real thing.















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Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Just Letting You Know I am Still Here...


It’s been three months since I last posted anything. Just hasn’t been much to show. I’ve piddled around with a few things, but not much worth showing.

I am still making it around reading the blogs and like many of you who use/used Google Reader I had to find a new reader to keep up with everyone. I tried a few and I guess I am going to stick with Netvibes.

I thought I should put something up just to let you know I am still here. My muse must have decided to take a really long vacation because I just can‘t seem to get back “into the groove”. I did, however, create a couple of simple pages in my vintage gluebook in the past few days, so here they are.