Working on a painting but I couldn't resist this quickie on a scrap of rag paper for Illustration Friday's prompt. I love making a neighborhood "Tattoo" Parlour. Many cities have a lot of closed storefronts, Tattoo shops survive the times. Wear your heart on your skin in this life~Sylvia Plath
Paper Sculpture for Josephine's bedroom. I had to quickly take photos because it needed to
be framed and delivered so I took a few with my phone and then with my digital camera. Different views and angles. I added the mushrooms after my first set of photos because I stumbled upon this little fragile world and had to incorporate it into the image. I feel pleased,
not with my photos, but with the original art. The finished painted paper sculpture is called
It is the season now to go about the country high and low, among the lilacs hand in hand, and two by two in fairyland. ~Robert Louis Stevenson
My submission for Illustration Friday's "Lush" theme is a functional piece of art that can hang or sit and it also serves as a little vase or flower holder by way of the chimney. I am going with the origin of Lush from the year 1610, Middle English LUSCH which means soft and tender :} I am calling this house "Lusch Life" and it is inspired by this song.Have a wonderful Labour Day Weekend and Happy Weekend to all! paper, liquitex acrylics, glue, texture medium and a flower holder inside the house. All photos and art by valerie walsh
My submission for Illustration Friday's "Rescue" theme is a painted paper sculpture and it is completely created from a piece of Stonehenge paper. It is lovely to start with a simple sheet of paper and turn it into a full colour dimensional image. I also used one pin, glue and a piece of thread. Happy weekend everyone! The princess was rescued from her tower and she is off to the beach :) 2013 Valerie Walsh
My submission for Illustration Friday's "Fresh" theme is a handmade greeting card
When you remove the crown, the card opens to reveal a message inside.
This card was created for a friend and his nickname is Pears Roughness, he has a music blog that I participate in that is called "Kings of Maybe: It is a joy to find,share and listen to great music and the camaraderie of being part of the blog is fun too! To commemorate our 3rd year I made a royal pear.