Saturday, 13 December 2008

Saturday Performance

Hi, once again the theatre is full, waiting in anticipation for the fortnightly performance. Thank you to all those who participated in the last performance. A big round of applause to you!
This week, the humble TAG is in the spotlight!, and we have another guest designer for you. May I present
This what Julie says about herself I'm married and have two sons aged 10 & 13. I have been crafting for a few years and especially love card making and scrapbooking. I created the Inspirational Blogs and co-created Arty Girlz Challenge Blog, Blogging has opened up a whole new world for me I love it and love that I can visit blogs from all over the world at the touch of a button.
Here is her performance for tonight, and I just adore what she has done with the not so humble tag!
Julie says "Seeing as its Christmas in a fortnight I had to do Christmas themed. The little tag book will hang from my tree when I can get my DH to get it down from the loft lol. As you can see by the fourth photo I plan to journal memories from Christmas on the back."
So, I hope you have enjoyed tonight's performance, and seeing as it is Christmas, I have a gorgeous Tim Holtz lunch box tin, absolutely perfect for altering as a Christmas present for a reader. All you have to do is comment, make a link back to Objet D'Art Challenge Blog, and if you get time in this busy period, make a tag! The winner will be chosen in 2 weeks time when the next performance starts.
Keep those creative juices flowing, think outside the box, and pull out your favourite bits and bobs and show us what you can do.
Happy Creating

Saturday, 6 December 2008

Saturday Performance

This week, I had the pleasure of going to Live Wire Theatre Company's  production of "Chauntecleer and Pertelotte", that my daughter is Stage Manager. It was great fun evening, and shows that there is a lot of alternative art out there. We have loads of talented artists out there in blogging land, and I am sure the audience will be delighted to see more of your work... so come on get out those paints inks,papers,stamps and long forgotten threads and create us a masterpiece!
Here is my small but perfectly formed canvas for this week's theatre. Not one of my better efforts, (I am absolutely sure I can do better), but nevertheless, here it is.....
Antler Canvas 
I used a mini canvas and Crafty Individuals Christmas papers glued on to it. Then I used the bookplates from the Elements Grungeboard, a Junkitz Sticker, and distressed inked the small Reindeer from Seasonal Grungeboard. I gold stickled his antlers! The bookplate was attached using the washers and long bards from the idea-ology line. The "Christmas" Stamp came from Christmas Greetings 2 ( a long forgotten stamp of  mine)
I look forward to showcasing your artwork later in the week, so get out that Christmas spirit, and create!

Thursday, 4 December 2008

Midweek Performance

It seems to have gone a bit quiet in the theatre, maybe everyone is Christmas shopping? Karen stunned us wuth her rendition of a canvas and tonight she shows us her other piece which is also gorgeous, and worth a closer look.
The triangle canvas was made using balsa wood for the frame and canvas on a roll (the canvas on a roll was about a £1 from one of those cheap shops and is a really long roll!) The balsa wood and canvas was all stuck together using superglue (I don’t do nails and hammers if I can help it as my fingers always get in the way!). I stamped some images onto tissue paper then mod podged it to the triangle canvas, the coloured it with some Colourwash Sprays – the edges and corners have Antique linen Crackle paint on. The butterfly and main image are stamped onto acetate.
I think the canvas speaks for itself.....
Happy Creating