Tuesday, March 1, 2011

News from the Studio...

Two more altered ticket winners. The first is

Kirsten Alicia said...



I love the Altered Tim tickets, congrats to the winners. Hope you're feeling better. The mists book was an inspired idea.

Yayy Kirsten you have won eccentric Tim...



and congrats to

Darcy said...



Congrats to all winners, love those tickets.
thanks for the link Dyan, not had a laptop for 2 weeks, just got back on today and saw that on your blog, nice suprise lol
I will be forever waving the empty pages at hubby till he gets the hint and buys more for me lol

You get suedehead Tim



Please send me your address's so I can get your tickets out to you. There are 2 tickets left so keep leaving your comments please.

Had a great workshop today. I was teaching the ladies how to paint faces. Not lifelike, but whimsical faces. None of the ladies had done much painting and drawing before and just look at the results. Absolutely fabulous results. I will be repeating this workshop in the next brochure if you fancy having a go.


Heres my practise drawing.

Transferred onto the canvas and painted in.


After the class had finished I decided to continue on and finish the canvas, by adding my Dylusions spray inks through my stencils, and extra paint.

I then printed a quote out onto Claudines sticky back canvas.




The practise head was painted onto card and then I added it to a journal page.










Not my usual style but really pleased with them.

Enjoy xx

32 comments:

Doone said...

YAY faces - I love faces, and I do wish Sandy P would stop assuming her faces are a thing to laugh at, and realise She Can Do It,

I wish our womenfolk had the courage to realise the beauty they create.

Dx

Gillian said...

Cool whimsical faces, love what the ladies achieved today,congrats to the tag winners, loving Tim Suedehead lol ... spotted the lost tourist too ... been over watching your channel on youtube. I NOW NEED ALL the inks, ALL of the paints and ALL of the stamps!! Oh .... and a lorry load of kitchen roll. Inspirational as always Dyan. x

Joanne said...

I love how these pages build up. I can't draw, have no imagination but I can appreciate how journalling brings thoughts to life.
Joanne x

Charli said...

Wow, those canvases your girls produced were all fab! Wish I lived close enough to attend your workshops!!

Your canvas is stunning, that quote is oh so true; and the journal page is awesome too.

Charli x

Kaz said...

Hi Dyan

Thanks so much for the constant inspiration, love, love the different stages of your journal. I like all the different individual faces from your class too, each one looks like they have their own personality. As always thank you for sharing your creativity.....I will be going all giddy again ! lol
hugs
Kazx

scrappyjacky said...

Love those faces of yours....and the ladies have created some great ones as well.

Angela Weimer said...

Love how it turned out. I am so not good at faces. too much of a perfectionist. Congrats to the tag winners. Can't wait to play with my new stash tomorrow! Have a wonderful evening. Angela

Ann-Marie said...

Someone's been busy! - glad you have finished your canvas now I can (sort of) copy your background! lol. Thanks for today I really enjoyed it, Thank goodness you encourage us, as at home I was asked if I'd painted a Moomin (WTF) haha Mwah x

Salamanda's Scrappy Adventures said...

These faces are gorgeous and I love how they become part of an unique canvas or journal. Now it's something I'm going to have to try but need some sleep first.

Traceyr said...

What a load of lovely faces. :)

Sharne's Bit 'n' Bobs said...

I would love to do a course with you, but alas too far away.

Debby said...

Cool faces. Wish I lived closer to a fun shop so I could take your classes. Being in the us it is a bit hard to get there! Thanks for sharing your talents with us!

Sandra Hall said...

*sigh* ok ok - I will practice lots - then, when I book onto this class in the new brochure, I should be 'top of the class' eh teach?
And I see there is another page in your journal for me to stroke ...

PS
I've got a job for you Oh Mentor - I need 2 observations for my TPP and you've been nominated!

Lindsey said...

Love the faces! And Tim Suedehead is fab! Thanks for the inspiration!!

Mo said...

I love the faces! Methinks there's more to painting them in than meets the eye. Would love to take that class from you. I think you've got me hooked on art journaling. Sincere thanks.

flutterbycrafter said...

Wow, they've all done such a fantastic job, they are fabulous. Hope you're feeling better xx

Lulabelle said...

You are my inspiration!
I look at your blog everyday, sometimes it makes me smile, sometimes laugh out loud and sometimes bawl my eyes out, but I always feel better after I have visited!
Love all your 'stuff'! Someday I will have it all!!!!

Miss Marple said...

I do love your whimsical faces, you should do them more often!!!
Yeah, is there really still a chance to win a ticket??? Keeping my fingers crossed now!
Sunny regards from Germany - Irma

Laura (Faerielore) said...

These whimsey faces are fab darling, love suedehead tim hahahahaha

Anne E said...

I love the painted faces and the quotes are very true.
Congratulations to the ticket winners; the alterations to Tim are brilliant. Anne x

Joy said...

Love these faces, I have just discovered a whole new world of Art journal. Please pretty please, any chance of on line workshops?
Joy xx

artyfartykat said...

I love the way your pages build and evolve. I love the quote, I need to stop worrying about being wrong and just let rip!! Thanks for all your inspirational pages x

Melva Bates said...

Didn't they do well.Cheers all round for the ladies. Those faces rock.Loving your work a real inspiration, keeps me trying
Melva Bates

~ Witchypoos ~ said...

The faces are great ... would you consider journal classes on-line ??

olive said...

any pointers for a man's face Dy? could be a class? love the portrait. I take it it's a life drawing Ha Ha ...... hugs xxx

Renee said...

Thanks for the inspiration!! Must get my stash out and play this weekend!

Paper thoughts said...

The ladies art work looks Brill.

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thekathrynwheel said...

Wow, i love the journal page with the face on :-) Great background too x

Kirsten Alicia said...

Beautiful faces, both the canvas & journal page are gorgeous. I was tellin a friend about you today, we agreed we need to attend your classes soon!!

Maz said...

Loving that canvas, must stop buying blank canvases and just do one!

jayneyd said...

Love, love LOVE your journal pages n faces Dyan. You've inspired me to have a go n do my concept journal for uni in the art journal style you show on your tutorials. Too far away from you n only managed 1 workshop with u as I don't drive . Please please won't u do some on line journalling workshops so we can all have a chance to join in ? hugs xxxx ;D

Chris said...

Wow they are all fabulous Di... what a fun workshop that must have been.

Love love love all the canvases and your whimsy face on the canvas and journal page is soooo cute.

hugs
Chris xx

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