WIP – assemblage self portrait

I don’t recall the first time I saw this style of mixed media assemblage art, but I am pretty sure it was in one of the Stampington and Company publications, which I’ve loved since way back in my rubber stamping days. What renewed my interest was Finnabair’s lesson in Life Book 2014, I’ve been enchanted […]

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WIP scalloped assemblage

Hi art friends, The assemblage art continues as I work on incorporating this style into my art.  You may recall from a couple posts ago, that I edited this image in digiKam for use in my digital photo collages. Here is the actual work at the stage where I glued down all the elements and […]

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Ello on driftwood

Hi art friends. The Gimp experiments continue.  One of the books Sebastian Michaels recommends in the Photoshop Artistry Grunge class is “Photocraft: creative mixed media and digital approaches to transforming your photographs,” by Susan Tuttle and Christy Hydeck. It’s a terrific book with photography tips, Photoshop recipes, and mixed media projects. Today’s post is one […]

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Life Book Week 7

Hi art friends, The main lesson for Week 7 was with Wyanne Thompson, who works in giant wax paintings. Very cool, but it is not even remotely practical for me to have a large hot table in my studio. This is one of the few lessons where I watched all the videos because Wyanne’s work […]

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Rose

Hi art friends. I’m still processing the Sebastian Michael’s Photoshop Artistry Grunge class. I’ve reached the stage where I watch a video; figure out how to do the same moves in Gimp, then incorporate the lesson into several composite images. This is one of the images. The doll is Rose, my Dollmore Youth Eve Lilis […]

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Playing with digiKam

Hi art friends, In working toward my goal of regular posts here at Tenukihandcrafts, I’m writing this post on March 24th, but you’re seeing it several weeks later. It’s kind of timey-wimey, init? About 2 weeks ago (from the post date), I signed up for Sebastian Michael’s Photoshop Artistry Grunge class. In Module 3, he […]

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