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The evening I´ve been helping a neighbor to make her own stamp. She´s a teacher, and together we´ll teach her class, but first she wanted to make her own. She choose a Japanese twin-bird motif, and it came out quite beautiful I think! Very elegant, The process from paper-copy via stamp to finished print. And […]
More girly-girls in the making. They might be wearing autumn-colors, but there´s something a bit summer-ish about them. These will probably go on Etsy soon.
Digging into my smallest scraps of fabrics; silks, laces, organzas, feathers and leathers… Looking at the back, you can see some of all the lines sewn to hold it all together: And here she is! Looking a bit majestic in that hat, I think. Actually, I´m not sure if it is a “she” or a […]
A new year, a new book. A new book, new covers. Since I make my books like an accordion, I need two covers, that way there is no front or back, just two fronts. I wanted to make something slightly different this time, combining freestyle sewing and painting. I made a girl dressed up with […]
I don´t often paint in my art-journal. The last 2-3 times have actually been while visiting an artist friend in Kristiansand. Painting with friends is one of my favorite things to do! There are different things that occupy my mind while playing in my journal. The first girl I´m painting with a quite thick brush and […]
Don´t these colors just make you happy? I was thrilled when I found that my local paint-shop finally could make really bright-colored interior paints! I´ve already bought two of the colors for upcoming projects, but look at the rainbow! How can one limit oneself to only two colors?!? My friend Shelly Massey hasn´t! She´s the […]
And talking of painting wooden things…: Here´s what Nina and I did the night before getting started on all her cabinets. I had a couple of wooden serving plates, found at a charity shop, that I think was a little outdated and dreary in the colors. The wood itself is a good quality balsa. (These […]
I can´t NOT work, even though it´s Sunday, so why not do something absolutely, positively fun: paint! With a summer palette, I´ve made backgrounds both on paper for collages and a couple of pages in my art-journal. The colors are so yummy, I just want to continue working with them, painting, collaging, adding text, thoughts, […]
A new copper house has seen the light of day.
A playful collage before the next project Tomorrow I´ll be posting from the theatre…« Previous Entries