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  1. Brag About Your Art

    January 22, 2012 by Administrator

    Brag about your art using a dollar store brag book.  I converted these dollar store brag books into portable portfolios.

    This is a simple project – just paint the cover  of a brag book with your favorite  simple design.  Then fill the book with 4″ x 6″ pictures of your various projects.  Carry these brag books in your purse or bag of crafting/painting supplies.  Now you have a portable portfolio ready to show off your work!

     


  2. Painting Faces Video Clip

    January 20, 2012 by Administrator


  3. Oh Rocks! Now What?

    December 27, 2011 by Administrator

     

    I painted faces on rocks. Why??????… Why do I paint anything? Because it was there and calling out for paint!

    Now what? I’m not sure what to do next with my rock paintings.

    Do you have any suggestions?

     

     

     


  4. Recent Class Project

    November 29, 2011 by Administrator

    I’ll take time to enjoy the upcoming cold nights with a cup of tea in a hand painted coffee mug. The warm brown, limited pallet, was chosen to match my new kitchen decor. (I am still working on my kitchen face lift.) The mugs were a Dollar Tree find and the paint was Plaid Folk Art Enamels.


  5. Angels Among Us

    November 14, 2011 by Administrator

    Painting angels for Christmas  cards and ornaments using enamel paints on frosted glass bulbs  (from Hobby Lobby).

     

    Angels step by step.

     

    Using a non-traditional color scheme is fun. I love the purple and gold combination.

     


  6. Signs of Halloween

    October 28, 2011 by Administrator


  7. Rose Jewelry Stand

    October 26, 2011 by Administrator

    I’m going to use this as a decorative holder for my jewelry on my night stand.  No more knocking earrings off the night stand when reaching for my glasses.

     

    I used the following:

    One sheet of decorative scrap book paper

    One metal candle holder (from the dollar store)

    One plastic decorative wall plate (also from the dollar Store)

    Acrylic paint

    Mod  Podge or white glue

    Glitter

     

    I painted a One-Stroke Cabbage Rose  with buds on the scrap book paper. I cut the design out to fit the wall plate. I coated the front of the wall plate with Mod Podge then I added the glitter to the rim of the plate.  I centered the scrapbook paper cutout on the plate. The wall plate came with a PVC cover which I snapped in over the design. To finish I glued the back of my plate to the top of the metal candle holder.

    I like my finished project.  I can think of a lot of uses for a small stand like this.

     

     

     


  8. Christmas Wreath Demo

    October 15, 2011 by Administrator

    Christmas Wreath Demo

    (Click the link above.)

    This home made video is a demonstration of a Christmas wreath painted using the One Stroke technique created by Donna Dewberry.  This is an example of what you will learn if you take my 5-week  One-Stroke Painting class.

    www.celestinepaints.com/home


  9. The Hive

    July 8, 2011 by Administrator


    CreatingTheHive.com – Arts & Crafts Community


  10. Simple One Stroke Greeting Cards

    July 7, 2011 by Administrator

    Simple One Stroke Greeting Cards

    These simple greeting cards were painted on watercolor paper using Plaid Folk Art paints.

    The background is painted first.  I used a dampened brush to slightly wet the paper.  I added the muted stripes of bright color allowing the colors to bleed.

    The vines, ferns and leaves were painted after the background dried. The foreground plants were painted using black/licorice paint and floating medium together on the brush.

    For more information about One-Stroke painting check out:

    http://www.dewberrycrafts.com

    or

    http://www.celestinepaints.com/home