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woyww #5

It's Wednesday so it must be time to share my workspace photo for WOYWW.  I actually got back in there this week and starting playing around after watching Traci Bautista's new videos for Strathmore.  She demonstrates how she makes a mixed media painting using such a wide variety of mark making tools so of course, I wanted to try.  Mine are in early stages but that's what's on the table (along with a jar of dirty water and some miscellaneous pieces from a quick card making venture yesterday).

I'm working on a 12x12 canvas and two sheets of watercolor paper (though only one is here for some reason).  Traci explains that whenever she uses a stencil or stamp on a main piece, she always rolls or stamps off the excess ink/paint on a second piece to use later to cut up or use in some way.  So that's what I'm doing.....

Here are the first stages:




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12 comments:

  1. Hi there Terrie,

    You'll have to post the finished product. It's looking very interesting so far!

    Happy WOYWW
    Kay #45

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  2. Looks like fun. I love mixed media.
    Show us what you do with it.
    Pat #137

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  3. Looking good! I wish I'd had some of that circular mesh--that makes a great pattern!

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  4. Thanks to you, I signed up for this class. I am going to watch the videos this weekend after I finish my IA project. I am impressed with what you have done. Doodles aren't exactly my thing, but I feel I can make BIG doodles like Traci makes. Have a great rest of WOYWW (#3).

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  5. I've done one piece for this class and want to do another. It's a lot of fun, and it did get better the more I added on! I also bought some stuff to make textures with as I did not have too much of those available. A wonderfully blessed new year to you and your family! Patsy from
    HeARTworks

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  6. I'm seeing how many I can get round this way.then when I have finished I'll come back again, that is if I can STOP reading all the posts first Happy WOYWW

    LOu P

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  7. Uhhhhh what a desk of fun!!! Makes me want to come play at yours lol! xxx

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  8. I love what you are doing there with those backgrounds! Wonderful colours. I hope they are still on your desk next week so we can see what happens next!

    Leandra

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  9. Very interesting - I was going to start on my art journal this week and maybe I should use those techniques! Thank you for sharing!
    Hugs,
    Cardarian

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  10. Ooh terrie, nothing like getting stuck in straight away! I had the same advice about rubbing , 'cleaning' off on a second piece this very week and at least ican say I'm doing that...but only with used sponges and stamps!!

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  11. Lookin great Terri! I'm taking her class too but have only seen the first video so far. Need to get going with it!

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  12. Everything you are working on it definitely interesting. I know I have seen my scrap paper that gets all the stamp off and scribbles on it come out looking like it would be fun to play with so it is a good idea to make a habit of doing so. I don't tend to doodle or just practice as I rarely have time and almost always have a specific project. I like your free-wheeling attitude!

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