Thursday, January 31, 2013

International Creativity Month





I was turning the page on my librarian's desk calendar to February when something caught my attention:  under January highlights I saw listed "International Creativity Month."

Whaaaaat? 
 
A month designated for creativity?
 
That's fantastic!

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Design Change List for Home: Room by Room


 
I'm fortunate enough to live in a new-ish two story town home in a fantastic community.

New-ish home or not Aimee at artsyville.com suggested  "design changes room by room"  for

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Saturday, January 26, 2013

Color is Everything: Artful Reading for January



Orange You a Pretty Peacock?
 
my split complementary color scheme mixed media collage

Some Assembly Acquired: Snowman Art

Child's Torn Paper Collage

A student tore bits of white paper then asembled them to create a snowman's head.
 The snowflakes were chalked on black construction paper. 
The artwork and writing are in response to the
 children's book
Snowmen at Night by Carolyn Buehner
 

Saturday, January 19, 2013

Favorite Foods

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My Favorite Foods


See my Green Smoothie recipe here

~Cheryl Gee is a mixed media artist who enjoys a varied array of food, glorious food.
 
This delicious creativity is also linked up at the Serenity Now blog and Mary Walker Design's Show Me What You've Got art challenge.


Friday, January 11, 2013

Museum of Simple Things: Photo Inspired Pottery Display


Here you see my painting in an old hardback book with acrylic paints 

using the photograph in the top left of the page as inspiration

for Museum of Simple Things, an online art journal course. 

Thursday, January 3, 2013

Plastic Cards as Paint Spreaders: Creative Repurposing


January 1st was a good day to clean out my purse. 

 I enjoy a clean purse!  Everyday is a good day to clean out a purse. 

  What was left over from cleaning is something I also enjoy:

creative re-purposing!

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Artful Readers Club: Artistic Challenge


I pledge to read these 12 books in 2013, one book a month,  

for the Artful Readers Club artistic challenge

by Darcy, a UK blogger, at Art and Sole.