Variations on a Theme {Gelatin Plate Prints}

I am having fun seeing how many different creative expressions one photo can inspire in me by using different mediums and techniques. In the previous post I showed you some watercolor pictures inspired by this photo I took: I moved on to … Continue reading

Focus on This

The art challenge for week 12 of the Documented Life Project 2015 was “As a Focal Point” with the journal prompt, “Coming into Focus”. The phrase focal point means the center of interest or activity. So in an art piece, … Continue reading

Gelli Printing with Threads

Gelli printing is a wonderful means to producing unique backgrounds for use with other art mediums or for creating your own paper to use in mixed media collage, card making, or scrapbooking. I enjoy experimenting with various items around my house … Continue reading

DLP 2014 Challenge Wrap-up #1

Time to wrap up the 2014 Documented Life Project art challenges. Melinda and I have enjoyed each week’s challenges as a way to stretch our creative thinking and try a few new things along the way. Our last couple of … Continue reading

Documented Life Project- Week 49

For week 49 of the Documented Life Project, the art challenge was to : “Trace a hand onto your page.” Jan: I used my hand as the “stamp” to remove paint from my homemade gelli plate before pulling the print. I … Continue reading

Documented Life Project- Week 41

The art challenge for week 41 in the Documented Life Project was: “Polka Dots”. Jan: If you have not already read it, you need to see {this post} I wrote about the process I used to print the black surrounding the … Continue reading