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Sunday, March 6, 2022

#202203 - MARCH 2022 - ANYTHING GOES w/OPTIONAL TWIST: SUCCULENT INSPIRATION

Hello, Crafty Peeps!
Succulents are all the rage these days, so we thought it would be fun to use the fabulous colors of this lovely Echeveria "Chroma" as inspiration for a papercraft project!  Your project can be based on the colors or you may use actual succulent images.  Let the spirit move you!
GREEN ST. PATRICK'S DAY PROJECTS ARE ACCEPTABLE FOR THE TWIST
HEX CODES:
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For those who may want to do digital projects or color images in Photoshop and other programs, we have included the HEX Codes.
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Guest Designers
 We are delighted to welcome 
 "Master Rocker" 
Marianne
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My name is Marianne.
I am married, retired, and I live in Metz in the East of France.
I started scrapbooking in 2009. It quickly became a way to release the stress of work. I have evolved over the years despite being self-taught.  I work on feeling. I don't like sketches or lifts that are sorely lacking in personality. I touch a bit of everything, pages, albums, bag jewelry, I love mixed techniques, but it's cardmaking that takes up all my time. For a little over two years, I have been coloring. I still have a lot to learn, but I feel such fulfillment when I color.  I have a preference for pencils, although the markers are surprisingly realistic.

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"Master Rocker" 
Carla 
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At the start of the pandemic, I went back and rediscovered my watercolors. I wanted something that takes time and is challenging. I discovered many wonderful artists who share their talents online. I've made an effort to vary their tutorials and learned a lot of new techniques. That's the really exciting part of this rediscovery. As a retired art teacher, I've always been open to new experiences, not hesitating to try to broaden my abilities. With all the time I have invested in this hobby, I can say that my art is so much better than it was when I taught the subject.


I am continually inspired by the many artists online. Here are two Abstract Watercolors from a tutorial by The Art Sherpa, Cinnamon Cooney. For additional information go to:

https://carla-writes.blogspot.com/2022/03/abstract-watercolors.html


Abstract Landscape #1


Abstract Landscape #2




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DESIGN TEAM INSPIRATION
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Using
Flowering Cactus in Pot from Patties Creations
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