A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
November 17 News: WOW!  Congratulate the winner of DIY Halloween Costumes 2015!
Total Members: 313,037
Currently Running With Scissors:
587 Guests and 11 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

Pages: 1 ... 14 15 [16] 17 18
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Once a day (at least) for the year *updated Thursday Feb. 21*  (Read 17870 times)
Tags for this thread: deer  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
« Reply #150 on: February 21, 2008 08:07:17 PM »

Another batch before I pass out Smiley ... we're using the scanner for warmth  Cheesy well not me, but the cats laying on it are hehe.  I know I shouldn't throw art away  Tongue  and I really ended up liking the moon.  I'll just have a "look at another time" bin... and then mail them all to asphaltqueen hehe.

Day 43 February 12, 2008
Flying Moon.
Pencil and Watercolor.

Day 44 February 13, 2008
Garden Flowers. (I forget, I think they were sugarsnap peas)
Pencil, ink, and watercolor.

Day 45 February 14, 2008
Flower-bud Moon.
Pencil and Watercolor.

Day 46 February 15, 2008
Birds of Warmth.
pencil watercolor and ink

Day 47 February 16, 2008
Midnight Moth.
Pencil, Ink, and Watercolor.  Brown kraft paper wrapped card. *ooo 10 second memory*

whew ok.. getting closer to be caught up with scanning...

anyone else have problems with paper curling up, not bad, but just not flat?  I am pressing them under a lot of heavy books and that seems to work for most, wondering if there is anything else that would work to make them flat again.  (The water really makes the paper curve up some.)

have a good night! and thanks for stalking me Smiley (never though I'd say that!)

« Last Edit: February 22, 2008 09:40:02 AM by moonshinebluebird - Reason: fixing a mistake » THIS ROCKS   Logged

An ACEO a day for a year
"A wise old owl lived in an oak..."
Get it together!
Offline Offline

Posts: 1775
Joined: 23-Dec-2004

Stacked Sheep. :)

View Profile WWW
« Reply #151 on: February 21, 2008 08:42:23 PM »

I just saw this in the new with pictures posts and those birds of warmth are really fantastic! I'm just so drawn to them.


Little Visitor Adventures
Charlie in MO
Zazie in Canada
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Ex Bonis Aardy
Offline Offline

Posts: 1753
Joined: 30-Jun-2006

Hug the bushbaby! Evil does not wear a Bonnet!

View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #152 on: February 22, 2008 12:00:56 AM »

Wow....emm...wow....these are...amazing..fantastic...I give up. There just arent enough words to cover the coolness of your work.  Grin

Oh and I second the 'never throw anything away' suggestion - My old art teacher used to say that when you weren't sure about a piece you should set it up somewhere and walk past it for a few days, that way you will be able to better judge whether it's done or not. This always works for me, I seem to do this now without thinking about it.

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

i love glitter and glitter loves me.
Offline Offline

Posts: 6960
Joined: 19-Feb-2004

hi craftster! i've missed you!!

View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #153 on: February 22, 2008 04:45:37 AM »

oooh, so lovely! i adore the moon that you almost threw away! the trap is so lovely, and the waxy cirlces are fabulous!
the flower bud moon and the garden flowers are so beautiful too.

oh, i just love all of them! i can't make up my mind!

check out my crafty blog!

i like exclamation marks.
likes shiny things
Offline Offline

Posts: 868
Joined: 01-Mar-2007

Aboard yer ship, gnawin' yer timbers

View Profile WWW
« Reply #154 on: February 22, 2008 08:09:34 AM »

I love love LOVE the Midnight Moth! Gorgeous! The birds of warmth are adorable and the various moons are beautiful too - all tranquil and gentle.
« Reply #155 on: February 22, 2008 01:58:36 PM »

I'm glad you are back ! I wish you a good recovery. Your cards are gorgeous. I love the moth, and the sugar peas, and the block print birds and the trap and the circles, and the moon... Well everything... The sugar peas are so poetic.

I'm made out of Laffy Taffy.
Offline Offline

Posts: 2041
Joined: 25-Apr-2006

Back off man, I'm a scientist.

View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #156 on: February 22, 2008 05:09:52 PM »

Wow, I missed lots in a few days! So glad to see you back to posting and glad to here you are feeling much better! I think that showing all of the stages of your cards really helps to profile you as an artist. The simpler ones (like the loops) and the fuzzy, less "illustrated" pieces are really intriguing! I just think it's great that you try to create even if you feel awful, and fabulous new things can come of it. It's inspiring!

Place an etsy order, enter CRAFTSTEROCKS & user name at checkout for free shipping!  Etsy! ~
Flickr ~Wist ~ Blog
Offline Offline

Posts: 3778
Joined: 05-Aug-2006

That's my boy, Petey!

View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #157 on: February 22, 2008 06:27:29 PM »

Whoa ~ Wow ~ Whoa ~ Wow ~ Whoa ~ Wow ~ Whoa ~ Wow ~

For some reason I'm not getting notified of your updates.  Came looking for ya' and Whoa ~ Wow!!

finished the 100 ATC Theme Challenge!!
I'm the ATC - DT in a new Vintage group. Come join me   http://vintageflaire.ning.com/
Member of the Papercraft Gang
Offline Offline

Posts: 1148
Joined: 30-Dec-2006

"My Heart Rat Norman"

View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #158 on: February 23, 2008 05:31:53 AM »

More beautiful work!
I just adore your moons, they just look so peaceful and happy.

It's Me...Babs!!
My Flick'r Photos http://www.flickr.com/photos/fishstikks/
My Blog http://fishstikks.blogspot.com/
My etsy: http://www.Fishstikks.etsy.com
My Sketchbook Project Theme: I'm a Scavenger
the jenya
Offline Offline

Posts: 1001
Joined: 21-Aug-2006

Ink is my perfume.

View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #159 on: February 23, 2008 07:25:52 AM »

I really appreciate all your work and dedication of a year! Your skills are quite obvious as well as your mastery of several mediums. I am attempting something similar but people-based. I work/live in a hostel and am attempting to make small portraits of our 90+ residents (turnover can be as little as 1 a month or 30). You've given me the inspiration to try harder and even post! I'll be back to see more!

My Library

Your revolution will not happen between these thighs.
Threads you might like:
Pages: 1 ... 14 15 [16] 17 18 Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Thanksgiving Weight Loss Secret: Water
The Thanksgiving Meal That Will Actually Help You Lose Weight
People Versus Pinatas
How This App Can Help You Get the Best Black Friday Deals
5 Ways You Could Cook Your Thanksgiving Turkey All Wrong
Latest Blog Articles
Handmade Holiday Gift Guide: Felt Basket
Handmade Holiday Gift Guide: Kindling Bundle
Handmade Holiday Gift Guide: Kitty Coasters

Comparison Shopping

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.