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once upon a doodle

rose and lion mixed media doodle

LOL I have no idea why the name.. well I guess I do. The rose is the fluff upper left. I had to rewind and ball of wool that was so tangled I was only able to save 4/5ths of it. Never one to waste a good piece of knotted and fluffy wool, I balled it up and put it on the doodle card I was working on.

While drying it took on the look of a wet rose. Of course the ultra matte gel used to sculpture it in place, changed the effect somewhat.. but in person, I can still see the outline of my rose. My lion is in the pieces of discarded paper that I ripped up from some notice or other… and layered it in a rolled ball that obviously flattened and mushed around. it is the Distress oxide inks that shade the papers that gave my Lion its life.

Beauty as you know is in the eye of the beholder. I can tell you with certainty that playing with mixed media.. making colourful messes is very therapeutic for me. =^_^= … A good night’s sleep works wonders too.

The everyday t hings you do will show when it really counts. If you have a tendency to be careless about everyday matters, you cannot expect to perform well at crucial times.

Perfect Liberty 2020.3

Oyashikiri

a little this and that… Eliza or anyone else out there, have you had experience with bromelaids? I found a beauty the other day, and brought it home.

for my other friends, I was up packing up a box of cleaning supplies shortly after 6 a.m. from under my kitchen sinks. I no longer have duplicates and half full containers.. Tidy now yes, but will I make use of the products??? ah… that is another matter.

lastly, Blues tonight 5 pm SL time.

Comments on: "once upon a doodle" (5)

  1. This is a great mixed media piece

    • thanks I’ve been doing one every day or so.. depending … it is what keeps me “sane” using a heavier acrylic today… I’ve got halloween on my mind.. October is my best creative month. I love letting the creative juices run wild for October. Hope you are doing much the same..

  2. A flower or monkey face I see …

    • smiles, I am a believer in… what the viewer sees, is what is…. we only put the materials together… the audience reads the results. sends a happy wave to you my friend…

  3. A great piece!

    I have a small request to make…please check out my blog when you have time!!🤗🤗

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