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Sunday, April 14, 2013

Swish swish!

The sun is shining and it is a very welcome 18C here today!

I finally got round to finishing off my first little collaged mermaid ... here she is in all her blue glory!  What you can't see is that she has a final coating of shimmery blue watercolour over her scales, and her crown is made from sparkly stickles ... I think she's cute :0


I'm also doing another course that the moment. The wonderfully inspirational Jeanne Oliver is running an amazing 4 week course called The Journey of Letting Go.  The first week has been very special!  Uplifting discussion videos from Jeanne along with loads of arty gorgeous goodness!  Amongst other things, I made a coptic bound journal from watercolour paper and canvas for the cover.  This was a tricky little bugger, taking three attempts to actually get it right (*note to self* don't attempt coptic binding at midnight!), and clearly my technique needs some work, but I love it! I went large for this one, the journal is A4 sized.


Happy Sunday! Hope the sun is shining where you are :)

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1 Comments:

At April 14, 2013 5:59 pm , Blogger Traceyr said...

So glad you are keep at the Mermaid course Suzie - she is very beautiful indeed. Love all the collage elements you have used.

ooo book binding that does look complicated but you've done a great job. Can't wait to see what you put inside it.

:)

 

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