6th Annual Buried Treasure at the Altered Page – Throw Back Thursday

I’m so happy to be a part of Seth Apter’s 6th Annual Buried Treasure for bloggers.  Over on his page, The Altered Page, you will find a wonderful and inspirational list of bloggers favorite posts from the past.  It’s buried treasure of art bloggers!This was my first post of 2014 and one of my favorite canvases to create.

Have you picked a “word” for 2014 yet?  Something that you will focus on for the new year.  My word is “Grow”, and that’s in my personal life and professionally.  For my business and artwork it means trying new techniques, and getting out of my comfort zone.  So for my first mixed media canvas of the year I combined my mixed media layering with hand drawn doodling.

mixed media canvas, doodle on canvas, mixed media tutorial

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Something for Grandma…

Ever since I had children of my own, I’ve made my Mother’s Day gifts to my mom from her grandchildren.  My mom has 7 grandchildren total and 3 great grandsons (soon to be 4).  All of the grandkids have been taken care of by her, none of them ever went to daycare.  So, she has had a huge part in their upbringing.  Since Grandmothers are so special, I decided to make a canvas that was specially for them.

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