This past week I've been working on more valentine's day art, along with preparing my calendar page for Feb. Here we go. First up are six easy peasy retro/vintage Valentine cards I was able to put together quite quickly by using coordinating bits.
They were all made using patterned notecards from DCWV (La Creme), patterned papers from Canvas Corp (Valentine's Scrap Pack) and images from a freebie collage sheet download courtesy of Retro Café Art. You can download your own free copy here.
I also made two (so far) Valentine canvas ATCs:
The background on the first one is a napkin and the second is a French dictionary page with some gesso dry brushed over it. For both I added scraps of recycled dryer sheet, images from Retro Café Art. I added printed words, twine, vintage and tiny buttons and some mica flakes from Paper Whimsy.
Got my Feb. calendar page ready. Here's the background:
I used a foam brush to to spread around several colors: Golden's Transparent Pyrole Orange, Americana Bright Yellow and Liquitex Quinacridone Magenta. Black splotches were added with a brush dipped in Dylusions Black Marble Ink Spray, white marks with a scrap of corrugated cardboard and gesso, red dots with Dylusions Dotted Flowers stencil and Golden's Pyrole Red acrylic and bottle caps painted with Golden's Cobalt Teal acrylic -whew!
Here's Jan. completed:
Linking to: Art Journal Everyday, Creative Every Day, Kate Crane's Calendar Project 2013, Mandarin Orange Monday, Paint Party Friday, Show Me What You Got. Lots of places to visit for inspiration!
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