Tag Archives: mixed media

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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NoBo First Friday Show

Tweet tweet! Twitter? No. Bluebirds? Yes! Spring is right around the corner and my mind goes to spring! The thought of warm breezes and the sounds of birds chirping away! In preparation for the NoBo First Friday Show tomorrow night, … Continue reading

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The Gypsy Cart of Art and More

I hope you are enjoying your summer!  With the warm temperatures and cooling nights, my summer is very enjoyable.  Much art activity has gone on during the past three months. Three times now, the gypsy cart of art has made … Continue reading

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Mail Art entry 13!

What can I say? Sun was pouring through my Southern exposure drawing room window as the ideas fluttered about like the butterfly on the stamp.  I really like how this one turned out! The back of this postcard is fun … 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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Mail Art entry 11!

Inspiration once again came from the stamp and wanting to play with black and white gouache .  For this piece, I began with a piece of cardboard from a sheet set that had printing on one side and blank white … Continue reading

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Mail Art 10!

With yesterday officially being day 3 of Spring and knowing white snow surrounded me, my psyche ached for spring flowers and color.When working on this envelope, this landscape composition extended from the stamp, which is rather ironic when looking at … Continue reading

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