Feathered Friends

That’s the theme at MMM this week and there’s a beautiful birdhouse as an example… I decided to use my Birdie handcarved stamp and one of the lovely Home Impressions “Doodle Houses” to journal/embellish my first background Layer Love painting.

I used the drips as journal lines and branches and the writing actually says: “Flying so high like a Birdie, finding my Art Wings… Leaving the nest”.

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Unfortunately the light has been pretty poor all day so I had to use the flash and it’s not as garish in RL – the punchinella parts are more subtle, but I think Ria will like it!

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  1. K Hutchinson

     /  May 26, 2009

    Very cool! I love how you journal on the the drip lines! Just a pretty color!

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  2. Love the colors you used and the thought behind the piece.

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  3. These dark, sumptuous colors are unusual and bold choices to use with this motif, and they help to cinvey an air of mysticism perfect for your theme. I truly love the depth of this painting.

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  4. its gorgeous!

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  5. It’s super!!

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  6. Love those bold colours you have used Rosie, gives so much depth , fabulous composition, from the journal lines to the doodle house, thank you for participating in this weeks theme and your kind words:)

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  7. Lovely!

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  8. mixedmediamonday

     /  May 28, 2009

    Oh, what a wonderful page, Rosie – and I love your hand carved stamp! Fabulous! Diane

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  9. super colors, great artwork.

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  10. This is fab Rosie, turned to use for journaling = brilliant!!!

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