Tag Archives: collage

Birds, Bees & Blossoms

ArtPrize 8 is right around the corner and I am very pleased to say I, with Russell’s help, have just installed my entry at the Holiday Inn Grand Rapids Downtown. Birds, Bees & Blossoms features whimsical birds conversing, while bees … Continue reading

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Expanding Art on the Net

Last fall, my friend Toni and I helped each other to make Etsy shops.  My Etsy shop can be found at https://www.etsy.com/shop/HanaMeleArt. I’m very excited to have this shop as it is one more way to have my work available to … Continue reading

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Buzzing along …

One of my goals as Springtime approaches, is to incorporate bees into three collage/paintings measuring 11″x14″.  Above, you will see the beginning stages of my work using my blossom sketch, bees I’ve drawn and cut out pieces of paper.  I … Continue reading

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Paint Cut Glaze Paint Draw

 Prior to the NoBo First Friday show (in the usual creative frenzy of thinking I will get even more accomplished before the show), I began nine more bluebirds for 5×7 paintings.  I finished my first one last night!  A section … Continue reading

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Mail Art entry 12!

Cut, sew, draw and repeat … Stage 1 of front:  I sewed the little orange ribbon on, the little butterfly cut-out, and then drew the rest with the addresses and stamp.  Still seemed ho-hum … For the flip side I … Continue reading

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Still Playing with the Cat!

I grew up on a farm and we had lots of cats all around us!  Those images from younger days still permeate my brain. While reorganizing my art studio, I came across a box of brass plated fasteners and thought … Continue reading

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From Hand to Machine

Today called for a change of pace!  After doing some intensive bead work, I pulled out my very old heavy duty Singer sewing machine, my box of paper collage and various materials, and got to quick work! The Heaven Scent … Continue reading

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