A sparrow's journey through this crazy, beautiful life...

Friday, July 26, 2013

Stamp Carving

One of the things I really enjoy is stamp carving. I've found it to be relaxing when I'm not feeling well enough to paint. I use them in the layers of my paintings. Sometimes they show through in the finished product, but oftentimes they don't. Here are a few paintings where my stamps do show through:

Here are some of the stamps I've carved over the last year or so.

I'm linking up with Paint Party Friday!


Check out our new class coming December 30, 2013! Join 38 artists over 6 months for a mix of art and craft projects as diverse as the different personal styles of our instructors: cool mixed media techniques, art dolls and other sewing projects, jewelry making, handmade journals, abstract art, portraits, sculpting, digi-art, works on canvas and in journals. Find out more!

Monday, July 15, 2013

Soul Food - New Class!

Hi everyone!

I'm thrilled to announce that there is a new class coming out for 2014 that has been developed by Mystele, Jeanette House and me! It is called Soul Food and registration opens today!!! Along with the three of us, there are an additional 35 artists who will be contributing one lesson each. The theme for the class is nourishment of the soul with 26 weeks of art projects and the body with accompanying food recipes to go along with each lesson. You can find out all about it here!