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.
Does your gift list have you stumped? Can never figure out what to make for Great Aunt Felma?  Each day through December 24, we are featuring a fabulous gift tutorial!  Check out the 2017 Handmade Holiday Gift Guide for (free!) recipes, patterns and more.
Total Members: 314,823
Currently Running With Scissors:
232 Guests and 12 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

Pages: 1 2 [3]  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Broken Art-What should I do???  (Read 7376 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit
Tutorial Contributor

Always be kind, for everyone is fighting a hard battle . .
Offline Offline

Posts: 1445
Joined: 27-Aug-2006

View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #20 on: March 27, 2011 06:25:51 AM »

I love what you did to finish it off, I think the crop looks beautiful on its own Smiley I'd love to know how you manage to get such a smooth finish using colouring pencils, do you use water to blend them?

Tutorials, features, bloggyness http://www.dearestjackdaw.com/

Do you have an ever increasing pile of scraps waiting for the perfect project? Why not join in our Altered Fashions sew-along! http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=354356.0
Offline Offline

Posts: 1461
Joined: 05-Mar-2007

Be yourself, everyone else is already taken.

View Profile WWW
« Reply #21 on: March 28, 2011 01:35:52 PM »

I love what you did to finish it off, I think the crop looks beautiful on its own Smiley I'd love to know how you manage to get such a smooth finish using colouring pencils, do you use water to blend them?
Thank you very much, I used blending stumps, lot's of pressure and layering and I also use a blending pencil and white to blend everything. Hope that makes sense Smiley

Okay so once again I am completely redoing my pictures. Got tired of photobucket, the only reason I used it was for here so I decided I will just use Craftster's photo uploader. So while I am switching over my photo links will be broken. Message me if there is a post you would like the pics for.
Offline Offline

Posts: 8
Joined: 14-Jun-2011

^ 1 of my paintings (yep, heads are painted too)

View Profile WWW
« Reply #22 on: June 14, 2011 08:34:46 PM »

Wow, that's beautiful, what a shame. I'm voting for incorporating the pieces into a larger, mixed media piece (easy on the media, more like a mosaic). If not then I'd go with the ACEO idea.

Oh, I see you've already finished it.
« Last Edit: June 14, 2011 08:40:13 PM by abstractnotion » THIS ROCKS   Logged

My Art (mostly abstract) http://www.tamfineart.com

A cool craft site for ideas http://www.craftsideasandprojects.com
Artful Journeyer
Offline Offline

Posts: 769
Joined: 18-May-2009

I am not your carpet ride; I am the sky...

View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #23 on: February 20, 2012 04:05:20 PM »

Maybe it's a sign to explore the fact that you always have more art inside you.  And/or that it is not about the product so much as the process.  If we look too long at what is behind us, we totally miss what is coming.  I once lost an unfinished novel when my computer went down.  Yes, I did the crying and cursing thing, but then I had to think about why it happened.  What is the lesson, the blessing, the message?  You are a different person, with different things to express now than you were when you did that.  Maybe the break happened to help you break with something in your life that you were trying to hold onto like you're trying to hold onto this piece.  Maybe if you discover/realize what that was, you can keep the piece as is, broken, as a symbol of this growth.

Paper and Ephemera Swap Rd. 11 http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=431439.20
Open to Personal Swapping, esp. mail art, supplies, and ephemera
Threads you might like:
Pages: 1 2 [3]  All Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Holiday Lantern
Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Danish Heart Basket
O, Christmas Tree

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies

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 ©2003-2017, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.