Mermaid Blues 11″ x 14″ painting by tenukihandcrafts

Worried that I’d run out of space to store paintings, I started my working on canvas board. Mermaid Blues is one of my least mixed, mixed media paintings, using acrylic paints, Golden Green Interference, and Pitt Pens. This is another mermaid inspired from an art journal page. She started as a face near the bottom of […]

Dragonfly art doll

Hi artsy friends. I don’t know about you, but I get restless with just making the same kind of art.  I’ve enjoyed making art dolls and picked up a few new patterns recently and started with this doll, Cecily.  I purchased the pdf pattern from the NLH Designs Etsy shop. Cecily is a steampunk dragonfly […]

Mermaid Flip Turn, 8″x10″ wrapped canvas painting by tenukihandcrafts

Mermaid Flip Turn This piece is a mixed media collage on an 8″x10″ wrapped canvas. If you read all the way to the end, you’ll find directions on the transfer paper collage technique. I used homemade acrylic paint sprays, using 2 ounce spray bottles I picked up at my local Daiso, Golden Fluid acrylic paints, […]

White text obsession

Hi ho art friends. A while ago, I picked up Danielle Donaldson’s “Creative Girl” book, which started my enchantment with drawing tiny, wonky houses and using a white acrylic pen on dark backgrounds. It occurred to me that I should try using a white pen on my dark backgrounds.  I queued up several arty youtube […]

2017 Pair Go photo shoot

Hi ho friends. It’s nearly time for the Seattle Go Center Annual Pair Go Tournament, and for the 5th year, my resin crew have been featured in a pair go-themed photo. This is a fun photo shoot. I get to play with my dolls, professional lighting set-up, and scale. The location is the Tatami Room […]