Thursday, July 23, 2015

'Buried Treasure'




Over on 'The Altered Page' Seth Apter is featuring his buried treasure idea and will publish a list of participating blogs, the authors choosing their own favourite post to re post. Should be interesting.

So here is a link to a short tutorial which I wrote, on request, about using bleach on paper and I think this eventually lead to my participation in the popular Sketchbook Challenge, then to be a contributor to the book and many happy contributions to the themes for the Challenge.

http://stitchworks-jackie.blogspot.co.uk/2011/01/tutorial.html


So many blogs...so little time. With so many wonderful art blogs to follow, it is difficult to always find the time to keep up with every new post -- let alone have the time to visit the posts that were put up before you discovered each blog.

So...six years ago I started an annual treasure hunt. Buried Treasure is about digging deep to uncover some hidden gems. The premise is simple. This Thursday, July 23rd all participating bloggers will re-post one (or more) of their favorite posts that ever appeared on their blog. As you might already know, I don't like too many rules when it comes to art. So anything goes.
http://thealteredpage.blogspot.co.uk/

7 comments:

  1. What a great tutorial Jackie. Definitely something I have not tried and it looks like fun to do so. I really do love your finished page - it is unique and very artistically intriguing. Thanks bunches for sharing! j.

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  2. I've used bleach on various colors of cardstock and on old photos, but NEVER with ink. How nicely done. And of course, I really enjoyed the above piece, too. Far more abstract than the books on a shelf, but very fun to peruse, none-the-less. Thanks for sharing this repost.

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  3. Thank you for reposting this! I like to try that soon. Your pages are just gorgeous!

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    1. Thank you all for your kind response.

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  4. Ahhhhh yes remember this tutorial !
    (will visit the other ones too ... if I have the time ;-) .....)

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  5. I have never done this but now I want to try it!

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