Yesterday, instead of packing, I had to create art, because I was so jazzed by Corrine Gilman's tutorial over at Artists in Blogland.
This month's Cloth Paper Scissors magazine had a great tutorial by Serena Wilson Stubson about creating seascape ornaments.
I had a picture of my grandparents in a rowboat, that I've been wanting to use in a project, and the Captured Memories challenge at Our Creative Corner was the perfect motivation:
I received some beautiful sea glass in a mail swap from Kathy Oakland. Plus Pia Rom's July challenge at Mix it Monthly is "Go to the Beach."
All these came together for me as I followed Corrine's instructions.
The broken circles are from my Bubble Girl stencil from Stencil Girl. The boats and water are collaged from gelli prints. The poem, At the Seaside, is from "A Child's Garden of Verses" by Robert Louis Stevenson. The "sand" is made of corrugated cardboard, another nod to Corrine Gilman, who often uses it in her work. And I added some rub-ons from Ranger. Thank you Corrine for the wonderful inspiration!
Linking also to Mix it Monthly, Paint Party Friday and Art Journal Everyday.
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