An Artistic {and eco-friendly} Gift Wrapping Idea-Furoshiki

Gift Wrap

If only I had discovered Furoshiki before I wrapped and shipped my Christmas packages!  Not all is lost, there are still birthdays and a few other occasions throughout the year that call for using this beautiful Japanese wrapping style. These simple 28″ Continue reading An Artistic {and eco-friendly} Gift Wrapping Idea-Furoshiki

Experiments with Alcohol-Collage Techniques

Collage Technique

This past weekend Adrian and I visited the Dragonfly Gallery to view the 12X12 exhibit, and as always, the owner, Nina Mihm was happy to share tips and techniques with us. During this visit she explained how to use rubbing alcohol Continue reading Experiments with Alcohol-Collage Techniques

Gelatin Printmaking

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On yesterday’s post, I introduced artist Cathy Savage and presented a few of her original prints created using a gelatin printmaking technique. Today, I pass along the details of this fun process (who doesn’t like playing with jello) so you can try it yourself. The materials you’ll need: Continue reading Gelatin Printmaking