Sep 20, 2012

Earth Angel ~


inspired by my lovely niece Sofia
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I quite enjoyed following a tutorial by Lynne Hoppe,

layering art supplies in a way that is new to me

used my fingers to smear crayons and watercolors around
fun fun
i will have to do this again!
Lynne, thank you for sharing your techniques with us!
xo


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46 comments:

  1. Beautiful journal page. Warm and inviting. Love it! Thx.

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  2. So beautiful!! (I love smearing too!!)

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  3. Lovely work of Art. Fun to play with paint. :) HPPF

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  4. this is just beautiful

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  5. I love the layering and the colours. Soft and lovely.

    Liz

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  6. Smashing Angel and loving her wings, so beautiful. Happy PPF, Annette x

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  7. Very beautiful, but then you had a beautiful model!Great work!

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  8. It's so much fun to play with art materials isn't it? You've made a lovely job of this portrait of your niece, capturing her radiance. :)
    Jess xx

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  9. you are a great artist. Love what you did here. :)

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  10. you are a great artist. Love what you did here. :)

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  11. Oh my, your niece is beautiful!

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  12. Beautiful- both your painting and your niece! The fun you had layering shows!

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  13. Beautiful! Very nice soft colours! Isn't it fun using your fingers? I hardly ever use brushes anymore ... ;-)

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  14. Love that this piece is inspired by your niece! Being an aunt is one of my favorite roles!!
    Wonderful composition with her face on the left and wings spreading across both journal pages!

    ♥♥♥
    Happy PPF!!
    Mary
    Mixed-Media Map Art

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  15. Wonderfully done portrait of your niece ~ she is adorable ~ (A Creative Harbor)

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  16. Wow...this is really beautiful. Has your niece seen it?

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  17. Oh Tammie! This is one of the most loveliest piece you have painted and drawn.. I love it soooo much! :)

    such a kind and warm spirit!

    and how beautiful your niece is! I like your photo also! :)

    Lovely day to you! :)
    xo

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  18. Sofia is adorable! Sh does look like an angel. :)

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  19. So soft and sweet! I love the gentleness it portrays. Really nice :) Happy PPF!!

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  20. Beautiful journal page, she does indeed look like an angel. Happy PPF!

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  21. oh Tammie!!!! this is so gorgeous and one of my favorite paintings....your niece is adorable and what a perfect inspiration for your angel!!!! well done!!!

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  22. What a beautiufl rendering Tammy, and your niece is just beautiful.
    Love your combination of mediums.
    Thank you so much for following along with me.
    fondly,
    Penny

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  23. your niece is beautiful and your painting is a beautiful tribute to her. Happy PPF!

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  24. beautiful likeness (and beautiful niece). you really captured her spirit!

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  25. Super beautiful..both your art and your neice..wonderful ! I love the soft diffusion of colors..the delicate pink palette and soft apricot glow is sublime! Oh yay..how wonderful of Lynne..sounds fabulous!
    V~

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  26. This is lovely, I can see you have captured here your niece's personality - that's difficult to do - using fingers to paint - something I have never tried. Your blog is fun - will browse a bit more - nice to meet you. Betty (thewoodfairy)

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  27. Your earth angel is stunning.. both the painting and in real life. Gorgeous work. Happy PPF

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  28. Great job, as usual! Isn't your niece lovely?

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  29. If you've got to give that same fresh air and beautiful. saludos

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  30. Beautiful journal page, it very warm and sweet!!!

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  31. I can see your niece in this one... it is very successful isn't it.... hope you loved doing it as much as I have enjoyed seeing it...xx

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  32. Just beautiful, like your niece!

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  33. So beautiful! Of course you had a beautiful model as well :o)

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  34. Hello Tammie, she's a beauty!

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  35. wonderful interpretation Tammie...and your niece looks like a lovley young woman.

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  36. Beautiful work Tammie, Its great fun to try different techniques and this challenge is such a perfect opportunity to play!

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  37. Beautiful! Both your niece and the painting!

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  38. SO beautiful! Both the painting and your niece :0)

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  39. Beautiful painting and inspiration! :)

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  40. this is amazing ...love your angel and especially her wings :0

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  41. So pretty both the page and your niece!! Have a great week!

    Hugs Giggles

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  42. oh my! she's beautiful, tammie! it makes me smile that you gave what i do a whirl!!

    xoxo

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  43. I am so impressed. This is just beautiful, bravo! xo

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  44. The Earth Angel is so real. Then I saw the picture. Beautiful. Blessings, Janet PPF

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  45. She's beautiful! You did a great job capturing your niece...she's adorable!

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