Life By The Seat Of My Pants

Mixed MEdidology Monday 7/15/13 Painted Record

Posted on: July 15, 2013

Ahhhhhhh, the lazy days of summer. I am not even kidding when I tell you the only reason I got out of my recliner yesterday was to go pee or make food. Those kinds of days are a rarity for me, so I took full advantage and sat on my happy ass ALL DAY LONG. I finally decided to uproot myself around 9pm and I headed into the studio to work on this weeks project.

In the vein of being lazy, this project was all about keeping it simple! I used a limited pallet as well as limited supplies. I only used what I had within arm’s reach (which in MY studio is literally EVERYTHING, but for the sake of this post, lets just pretend I have more space M’kay?) which was acrylic paint, ink and prismacolor art sticks.

I gessoed the record, painted the vinyl area with the acrylic paint and inks and then I drew and shaded my girls face with the art sticks. I used a small pieces of a book page for her dress and finished the piece off with an oil pastel and some Twinkling H2o’s.

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I think she is super cute and I love the peaceful expression on her face. This piece is now available for sale, so email me at mixedmedidology@gmail.com if interested.

We are going out of town next week, so I am setting myself a challenge for Thrift Shop Thursday and Mixed MEdieology Monday – Find something that I can alter ‘on the road’ and use limited supplies to create the entire piece! Tune in next week to see what I find and how it turns out šŸ˜€

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4 Responses to "Mixed MEdidology Monday 7/15/13 Painted Record"

I love watching you create……
shes so wonderful…..

I love this piece…she looks like an angel with a whirling halo…

I love following your blog so I nominated you for the Liebster Award!
http://cornerofthebedroomstudios.wordpress.com/2013/08/24/liebster-award-nomination/

OW! Thank you Annie!!!!! I’m so excited!!!!! šŸ˜€

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