Sunday, February 27, 2011

Take A Word - Exotic

Hmmm, I thought.  Exotic birds, exotic places, exotic dance.   Dance won out.  Being born with two left feet and an absolute absence of grace of movement, I've always envied those who can express themselves so freely in dance.  It must be a glorious feeling.  There are many layers to this piece, and I lost my note with the credits.  Mea culpa.    At any rate, it was great fun.  Good challenge, Marie!

Friday, February 25, 2011

Art Creations 2-25

I loved this charming image from Art Creations this week.    I leave it to you to decide where she is standing, with the cityscape behind her!    We can only hope there's cityscape before her too!    I'm sure she's dreaming of being a lady executive in one of those tall buildings!   Thanks for stopping by.

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Three Muses - Time

".....and thus the whirligig of time brings in his revenge."  ~ William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night.    Sometimes we feel there is never enough, and sometimes it weighs heavy on our hands.   Life has a way of equalizing, and what in youth we take for granted, in old age we have time to savour.  (Philosophy according to Bev!)    Thanks for stopping by.

Sunday, February 20, 2011

Collage Obsession - Old House

They say, on nights the moon is full, you can see her in the yard of the old house, and hear her calling for her babies.    I love the old house Rick has given us this week at Collage Obsession.   I used a couple of filters, added a full moon and the mournful spirit is an original sketch.  Thanks for looking.

Take A Word - Door

Deep in the forest where the redwoods grow,  they say there's magic.    Who am I to question that?
The faeries are from Lorie Davidson at SBG, the rest from net surfing.   Thanks for stopping by!

Saturday, February 19, 2011

Sunday Postcard - Faces

I've been seeing zentangles on some blogs, and decided to zentangle my way through this week's challenge.   It's a relaxing art form.  If you want to know more about zentangles, check them out here !!

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Three Muses - HOT!

Just as my part of the world has been covered in ice, Marie has been suffering with an almost intolerable heat wave in her world.    These deliciously orange tulips speak to me of Spring....and that's a good thing.    The visiting fairy is from Karen's Whimsy public domain images.   Thanks for stopping by!

Monday, February 14, 2011

Collage Obsessions - Graces

Lonnie gave us a challenging pair of images this week.....the Three Graces and a fuschia wreath!   I wrestled with the wreath, and in case you can't find it, it replaced the pendant of one of the Graces.  Thank you for stopping by.  Your comments are always welcome.

Sunday, February 13, 2011

Take A Word - Romance

It's that romantic time of year, when young girls dream of handsome princes and Cupid's quiver is full of arrows.   I have had this image for some time, and failed to record where I got it -- most likely from Flickr collage images, but I'm not sure.  Elements are from Create Wings Designs. Happy Valentine's day to everyone!

Saturday, February 12, 2011

Sunday Postcard - Hearts

I just attended the 50th Anniversary celebration of two long-time friends last night, so this topic seems timely.   I think this young flapper is still waiting for that one special man to steal her heart away.  Most elements are complements of Create Wings Designs.   Thanks for stopping by and taking a look!

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Art Creations - 2-10

The image given us this week at Art Creations looks like a banker to me.   I'm sure he spent his life with stock certificates, mutual funds, and numbers.   I'll bet he was a pillar of the community, and well liked.  I think he has kind eyes, don't you?    I've used elements from OScraps and Scrapartist for this piece.   Thank you for stopping by and having a look!

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Three Muses - Quotation

I came across this quote for the first time the other day, and it made me smile.  I guess it's just another way of saying if life gives you lemons make lemonade! 

Sunday, February 6, 2011

Collage Obsession - Transform

I chose Wyeth's American Gothic to transform.  This challenge is a great idea, Glenys.   I had fun!

Take A Word - Blackbird

I decided to go with a self-portrait!    I'm feeling a little grumpy and confined to the nest this week, but I FINALLY got shovelled out today.  Maybe tomorrow I can fly!!!   Thanks for visiting!

Saturday, February 5, 2011

Sunday Postcard - Steampunk

Forgive me.  I have been icebound since Monday, we've had 5 inches of snow so far this morning, and I'm a bit stir crazy, which accounts for the silliness here.   This is mostly made from components from Maya at Scrapbookgraphics.  Mama's face is from Tumblefish Studios.   Background is made up of a couple of googled images.    Bear with me.  Spring is coming!  (If you think Daddy's balloon looks suspiciously like Marie's steampunk lady's dress, you could be absolutely correct!!)

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

THREE MUSES - Black and White

Black and white is one of my favorite things to work with, so I was happy to see Ann's choice of challenge.   I always like to add a touch of red for accent.   Thanks for stopping by to have a look!