Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Post 80 - Alphabet Do-Si-Do Book... continued

Blogging my evolution as an artistic art educator - An art-based experience... 

Thanks for jogging over from Gauche Alchemy... : )

The rest of the pages from the Alphabet Do-Si-Do Book have been posted below... As on the Gauche Alchemy blog, I have added inspirational information under each set of pages, that includes what techniques/materials/tools were used on my pages.

Take what inspiration you want, leave the rest... Use this as a jumping off point or as a brainstorming session. Bookmark the post for later use... whatever floats your creative boat!... (Also, please post questions here, if you have any, and I will answer them in a timely fashion.)

Just make sure you try hard to remember to... Embrace the unknown!

Create cardstock templates for felt subject and elements, cut, piece and assemble composition, machine and/or hand embroider details, double mat with felt, gessoed canvas scrap, carefully illustrate graphite transferred subject/background/elements/details with acrylic paint, hand-stitch border decor. 

Crayon resist frotage background paper with inked stamp stenciled subject, layered on colored pencil frotage paper, stamped and colored pencil illustrated elements, ink dry-brushed masked subject with toothbrush splattered paint layer, torn paper borders/frame, found puzzle pieces, brads.

Designed and hand-drawn white crayon subject on watercolor paper, metallic watercolor resist background, tied button corners, jewels/bling, pre-printed chipboard elements, lacquer thinner transfer to textured cardstock, colored pencil and art crayon decor, stamped and silhouetted elements, snaps. 

Nature blueprint created with permanent marker hand-drawn and Staz-on ink stamped transparency negative, colored pencil highlights, decorative edged and hole-punched background paper, machine or hand-stitching, watercolor painted and ink stamped white scratchboard, tool-scratched subject/texture/details, die-cut elements, stamped and stapled tab.

Hand-altered (bleached/sanded) and decorated (watercolor crayons/Staz-on ink/stamped/white gel pen/permanent marker) machine printed photo, handmade photo-corners, tissue paper dyed cardstock background paper, trimmed serendipity collage subject, decorative scissor trimmed mat, stamped graph paper background, hand-cut velvet shape/paperclip/found words/button/flower grouped element.

Monoprinted hand-drawn subject, paint marker highlighted, embossing ink stamped/chalk pastel resist background paper, square brads, glitter, clear plastic brad-attached elements, hand-cut graphite transferred cardboard subject negative, bubblewrap acrylic paint stamped texture, antique painted textured cardboard background, button corner attachment (needs "X" element... ideas?).

Stencil traced black scratchboard subject, scratched texture/details/border frame, water-based marker colored, white gel pen highlighted, handmade cardstock photo corners, punched and stamped tab element, lacquer thinner transferred and paint marker illustrated subject on shaving cream marbled paper, painted and distressed masking tape textured paper background, staples, re-purposed old zipper.

Ok... That should be enough to overwhelm you for now... Please post questions in the comment section for me, or just a comment, or a link to something cool you made if you felt inspired by this post... I would love to see your creative work!

Also, if you missed the first half of the Alphabet Do-Si-Do Book pages, please follow THIS LINK back to the wonderful blog at Gauche Alchemy... I guarantee that you will be there perusing all of the wonderful inspiration, tutorials, and goodies for sale for a long while!

Safety, health, happiness, and peace... Pam