Monthly Archives: January 2013

Acrylic painting on paper.Figure painting

I received a request for a figure painting on paper and decided to experiment with the base for my new acrylic painting. At first I used watercolor paper bonded to the cardboard with the Heavy Gel medium. The base bowed … Continue reading

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Art Journal page 6-7 “I want my life to mean something!”

These two pages spread started as one page at first, but in a process I decided to connect and blend two pages in one painted collage by using the same colors and repeating elements. I used acrylic paint, photo print (my … Continue reading

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Art journal page 5 “Brother and Sister”

This page is inspired by the famous Adolf Fenyes’s painting and my own feelings. I miss my baby Brother. He and his family live in Ukraine. Miles in distance and years in time separate us now. Background is a paper collage. Painting  … Continue reading

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Art journal page 4 “Contradict”. Stylized face painting

Collage and acrylic painting. Related Images:

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Creative every day.

Painting or crafting , being creative every day was a dream of my life for many years,when my children were young. As long as I remember myself my days were busy with creativity. My Mom and dear aunt had taught me different … Continue reading

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“Creative Every Day” January challenge.

For “Creative Every Day” challenge here is my interpretation of the  January theme “Dark” . Mediums used: mixed-media/collage, watercolors, acrylics, oil pastels. More is coming.

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Junk Art journal page 2 and 3-spread.Inspired by Gauguin

This is a double page spread. It is mixed-media acrylic painting with the quotes from Edgar Degas and Paul Gauguin. Those words describe my own feelings and attitude towards painting. The portrait on the left is a quick reproduction/interpretation of … Continue reading

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Art journal . Page 1 “Art is the only way”.Page about myself.

First page of my Junk Art Journal is the introduction. Here is my photo image as it appears on the website (gel medium transfer).Background is gessoed, painted and stenciled with acrylics (my favorite medium). I added some collage elements and … Continue reading

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Junk journal construction.

I started collecting my future Art journal pages, using old school cardboard folders, heavy paper covers (add inserts) from magazines, some kids’ old writing pad practicing pages, even old kids’ art on heavy paper. I altered some pages with gesso and … Continue reading

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Creating your Art journal.

In December 2012 I started new Art journal. I would like to share some ideas and tips on the subject. 1. I had an idea to create my Art journal using recycled papers and as much left over materials from … Continue reading

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