Monday, July 05, 2010

Circles....They Just Keep Going 'Round

We had more fireworks last night! All around our neighborhood people were doing their own private fireworks displays and some of them were really good. We can sit in our front yard and just enjoy them front, back, and everywhere! It's great! So I think I've had my yearly fireworks fix and I'm ready to move on through the rest of the summer.

Ever since Lee and I hosted the collage swap I have been doing 6" x 6" collages. Sometimes I just cover them over with something else if I don't like them, and I've spilled water on at least one of them (!!) as you may remember but a few I've kept. This is one of them....



This is a little darker than it is in real life. The colors are a bit more pastel. I just used paper, a stamp, a stencil, a paper punch and my trusty dip pen and ink to create this one. I named it Happiness because I wrote happy thoughts all around the circles.

And here is my latest little canvas that I've listed in my etsy shop....



A Little Bird Told Me - I thought it looked as if they were talking to each other.



Layers of old book pages, some sheet music, phone book scraps, paint, scrapbook paper, and more of my fake writing went into this piece. I like the bright, happy colors....and I hope you do too. (Do you ever notice how many times I use circles in my art?!! I really have a thing for them!)

Ok, HB and I are off to Joann's and Michael's today. He wants to go for something!!! That's a switch but I'm happy to tag along. I hope you all had a fun 4th and are ready to relax and enjoy the extra holiday today. Be sure to do something creative....