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2018 PattyD Christmas Tree

THE TREE I was so inspired by the artists I follow online and the ornaments they were creating for this Christmas season I wanted to design something myself; something that really represented my work and significance of this season to me. Intr ...

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My Handmade Canvas Part 3

More Than Just A Canvas I did indeed get that plastic 'stretched' over a wood frame. There was some trial and error. There were adjustments and solve-fors and as I continued to work at it, I started to understand a deeper meaning behind my handmade can ...

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My Handmade Canvas Part 2

The Fusion of Ideas It was such a long time ago and I never thought things would progress this far or I would have documented the trail of this discovery but basically, it goes something like this: As I did some research about plastic bags I came ac ...

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Blank Canvas

I just love that expanse of white! I get so excited about all the potential! That first stroke, that first mark, that first drop of paint hits the pristine, perfectly prepped canvas - and we’re off.  We begin a journey, the ideas unfold some of it bea ...

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My Handmade Canvas Part 1

The process for creating my canvas is pretty involved so I thought it deserved a post all its own or 3 :) - Part 1 - The History Several years ago I was developing some creative projects for my high school studio art class. I wanted something fun an ...