Sunday, January 8, 2012

Smudgy Antics Challenge - Wheelie

This week's Smudgy Antics Blog was to use wheels, and here's what I came up with:

This page is for my Major Arcana Tarot Study book that I made last year. I used Smeared Ink's "Fortune Teller" digi colored w/pencils/markers. Added a few embellishments & will put a tag with my notes on the right side in a pocket.
Thanks for looking!

Saturday, January 7, 2012

Invisibility has its perks

Yes, it does. On the downside, nobody really gives a crap. On the upside, nobody expects anything either.

I've been in a very dark place for a few months, and have come to realize, with few exceptions, I could disappear forever and no one would notice or even care. Last year I was on a design team, and during the course of the summer didn't post for over a month after suffering a mild stroke. Not one person wrote to ask where I was, if I was ok, zippo, nada. Happened again in October, nothing. Then, last month after being excited that I'd still have internet, started a monthlong hop, became ill, the darkness took over, came back to wish everyone a Happy New Year, and only one person said "good to see you back".

I'm exhausted treading water, not getting anywhere and it would be much easier to just go under. Good thing the water's murky and I'm invisible...

Sunday, January 1, 2012

Challenges - Smudgy Antics & Smeared Ink Funk Junk December

Last post for the year!
Sorry for the crappy glaring pic - scanning a round glass object is foolish at best, but will take a photo when the batteries are charged

I used one of Smeared Ink's stamps from Misty Benson's Skelly Christmas stamped on a transparency w/pigment ink, then colored with markers & paint. For the confetti, I cut up purple, red, green & white rubber bands (wanted something light, yet not glitter).

Am glad to see this year end. Thanks for looking