Thursday, July 29, 2010

Colour My World

Yesterday I hosted a workshop for making backgrounds. It was fabulous: we were awash in gorgeous colours! Martha, Susan and Jocelyn created a gallery of backgrounds that could stand alone as art in their own right. These artists really inspire me, and I am lucky to be able to call them my good friends too.

This was mine. I stamped my birdcage stamp in white acrylic and added the birds. Voilà!

7 comments:

  1. really nice. hope to get off my butt and make some backgrounds....heck make anything. summer is dragging on. I think next week I'll plan a few fun day trips. then maybe I can get some fun things going in my art.
    I also think I need a joint project, your class makes me think a group adventure in art could break me out of the summer time blues.
    jill

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  2. this is gorgeous. So sunny!

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  3. Anonymous6:07 PM

    Lovely background colours and patterns...and I love the two happy chappies in the foreground too..you have a way with your finishing touches!...Anon...xxx
    PS...put those cherries down and get painting!I might come into some money!

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  4. Love it, Colette. The background is gorgeous and of course Mlle Magpie adores your birdcage.

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  5. The pleasure was all ours, I assure you! Thank you as always for the inspiration and wonderful hospitality. xoxojc

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  6. So beautiful! How are you, dear Colette? Seems ages since we had a chat. Hope all is well. Have missed you! xoxox

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  7. I love this, the vibrant colors and the birds~

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