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Artful Academy butterfly tag

The final project from the Artful Academy Visible Image Mini Collection. This tag was inspired by the lesson from Veerle Moreels; I've always liked Veerle's style and borrowed a design from her for some of last year's Christmas cards. [Previous projects from this class include butterflies, Stampbord owls, a dragonfly and a hummingbird.] There are… Continue reading Artful Academy butterfly tag

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Artful Academy butterflies

Remember the hummingbird that took me so long to turn into something I was happy with? Well, this is another project from that class: the Artful Academy Visible Image Mini Collection. This was inspired by the lesson from Lisa Taggart and it took me almost as long to make as the hummingbird, but only because… Continue reading Artful Academy butterflies

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Artful Academy journal – June

Series: Artful Academy 2020 journal #7 I like the background ā€” made with my ivy stencil and layers of paint and pen ā€” and I like the foreground. They just really don't belong together. Maybe if I'd made the background more green than blue, using the complementary colour of red, it would have been better.… Continue reading Artful Academy journal – June

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Artful Academy journal – May

Series: Artful Academy 2020 journal #6 May's prompt was "quotes" so I really couldn't avoid using words on this one. Trying to find a quote that wasn't over-used or twee or without any meaning for me was difficult though; I have a few collected in my notes, but nothing was speaking to me. But there… Continue reading Artful Academy journal – May

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Artful Academy journal cover

Series: Artful Academy 2020 journal #1 I keep looking at online courses and being really tempted by them, but then I remember that I still have half of the Wanderlust 2019 projects left to do, not to mention all the other card-making, Copic colouring, and mixed media classes I've signed up for over the years.… Continue reading Artful Academy journal cover