I believe everyone’s life has a purpose. We are here to discover that purpose then use whatever gifts were bestowed upon us to make this world a better place. Some of us are fortunate as we know at an early age what that purpose is. Others, well, we go along, often digressing from the road that will take us there. This is me. Now on the other side of 50, I am finding my way back to that road that will lead to my life’s purpose. Welcome to my journey.
What's on your Workdesk? Wednesday: An Altered Postcard
On my desk after a morning of creating is an altered postcard, Listen to My Heart art journal, recently purchased collection of old photos, and new coffee mug from the clearance at Pier 1 Imports. My underpaper desperately needs changing but I always am too busy painting to bother
I enjoy taking an ugly postcard and turning it into a work of art! These can be created while you are waiting on another project to dry.
Step 1: Go through your PC stash and find one that you dislike, find ugly, or simply would never send to anyone.
Step 2: Cover it with gesso.
Step 3: Paint it.
Step 4: Glue on scrap(s) of paper. If going through the mail use a strong adhesive.
Step 5: Paint the edges of the paper.
Step 6: Add torn bits of decorative tape. (if mailing, use glue stick to on the sticky side to ensure it stays in place on its journey).
Step 7: Add a quote or a note and any other little touches. I added some blue glitter paint.