Friday, 15 January 2010

atc and danglies

Sat down to create an atc for a challenge/swap on PDA the theme was New Year Resolutions.

Well I don't usually do them myself - too lazy I guess. However, this year I decided to start trying to branch out with my atc work. I have used many, many techniques for challenges, etc; but always seem to slip back into the same old patterns. I thought, " now what I am I going to do to widen my use of techniques I know?" Let yourself go, the answer came back. So I did. Started with the clown image and added a few pearly pom-poms, added some strange thread ( some of you may know how to use it, I don't) and added charms dangling from threads. Well I did have fun but I am not convinced it has turned out a classic. But then perhaps I shouldn't worry about that. I haven't found a name for it yet either !!


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I also did this pastel painting this week at my art group, it is about 12 x 9 inches. I don't know if it is a real location as I used an image off a birthday card, which I received from my son, as a reference. I liked the way this turned out, sometimes things just seem to go right.

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Well off to do a little more atc'ing, but looking around for other projects to occupy myself with...

4 comments:

Nicks said...

Love your pastel work x

TeshaNaquin said...
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Clare said...

Very nice indeed.

Artyfax said...

thanks Nicks and thanks also to Clare.

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