Penelope Basset

Sunday, April 26, 2009

I want to grow up and be like Gritty Jane!

I look at the things that Jane does on her blog, and I am so inspired to try my own hand at painting and collaging.
I took an octagonal plaque that I found at the Goodwill, gessoed, and collaged with bits of Latin and English text from an old catholic prayer book. Then I painted a lady/angel/not sure what to call her, experimenting with using glaze with my paint. Got a long way to go, it doesnt look quite how I want it to look, but then, I am not quite sure what I am going for. But Jane is so much fun to watch! She uses all sorts of materials and puts it all together so beautifully!

Saturday, April 25, 2009

Artfulife: Artfulife's First Ever Springtime Giveaway!

Artfulife: Artfulife's First Ever Springtime Giveaway!

It is a lot of fun to see what artists are doing out there. I especially admire and love to watch the artsy moms who are raising their kids and creating art at the same time!