Sunday, May 27, 2018


Faces are among the most interesting items to view, study, and draw, and there have been published lots of good books as well as online courses dealing with the problems of drawing faces especially during the last years (thinking of Dina Wakley, Pam Carriker and Jane Davenport here, to name just a few). And there are little helpers out on the market such as rubber stamps or stencils that you can use to get the main features of a face before you make it your own creation using colourful shading, adding hair etc. My card for this week´s Sunday Postcard Art challenge themed "Faces" was made with the help of a stencil from Pam Carriker for Stencil Girls, the rubber stamps are from Tim Holtz.

Sunday, May 06, 2018

Don´t wait for your muse to come ...

 ... start NOW! That´s what all artists tell you, and they´re so right - otherwise you´ll get stuck with your projects and have to make Halloween and Winter journal pages in May ;-)
I received two letter journals from my sister Sabine in November and January (?) to make entries in them, and she said that I could take my time, but then came the new job, new worries followed the old ones, I didn´t have any time to create at all for many weeks, and then I felt completely uninspired. Well, today I felt uninspired as always, but at least I´ve had TIME, and so I just started making these and yes, finished them. And in fact, I don´t believe that the results would have been better if I had waited for my muse - sometimes things just have to be done, and you just have to like what comes out. I hope my sister will like these entries, too.

The Sky is the Limit

I really like to play with what´s already on my desk, so for this week´s Sunday Postcard Art challenge themed "Crowns and Wings", I´ve used one of my Postage People again - and who wouldn´t like to see Audrey crowned and winged? So here she is, trying her new wings ... I´ve used stamps from BLine, Stampotique and Red Lead for my card this week.