My collecting little boxes and containers has gotten to be a bit of growing issue. The collection keeps growing is one issue itself and finding things to do with them is another issue. But I decided to play with some fiber treatments around Valentine's Day (I know....I am a slow poster!) on some Altoid tins.
It came about because different artist friends were sharing their supplies with me and it sparked me into a creative direction that I was quite pleased with. First of all, my friend Jane Davies sent me some Angelina Fibers to play with. I knew of them a bit in the past but the manufacturer has really expanded the line of colors. They come as loose iridescent fibers and you have to iron them briefly in between two layers of paper or a teflon sheet and they fuse to themselves.....not to anything else. The iridescent aspect of it fibers change colors and if you heat it too long, the iridescence gets dark and looses the multi-color effect. Then you have a sheet of fused, non-woven, shimmery fabric. Ahhhhh.....what to do?
Wednesday, April 21, 2010
Monday, April 5, 2010
I am so happy to announce that I will be teaching my Stamp Carving Class at Ink About It in Westford, Mass on Saturday, May 8th from 11:00-4:00. This will be a new adventure for many of you experienced stampers. If you have tossed around the idea of learning this technique so that you may create your own original stamps, well, this is the time!
I find carving my own images relaxing and quite addictive. Please join me for this fun and very interesting class. You will surprise yourself. I hope to see you there. You can email me any questions.