Artist Retreat

Step Dance

December 27, 2009

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Self Portrait December 2009

Gami Box

December 21, 2009

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Decoupage button box

    Materials

  • Cardboard box
  • Acrylic Paints
  • Origami Papers, scrap papers, wrapping papers, etc….

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  1. Sketch design and transfer to origami paper
  2. Cut out design with fine tipped scissors
  3. Prime box with Gesso, then dry
  4. Paint the areas not being covered by decoupage paper with acrylic paint
  5. Modge Podge or Gel Medium base paper onto box let dry
  6. Glue Designs onto base paper with Modge Podge or Gel Medium
  7. Continue to add Modge Podge to achieve desired look (I like 3-4 coats)

VOILA!!!!

Soar

November 27, 2009

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She soars through life….beautiful, smart, kind, hard working, and brave.
Artist: Mama Buttercup
Medium: Acrylic paint and ephemera on mat board
Title: Soar

What’s in a name?

August 10, 2009

“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose
By any other name would smell as sweet.”

William Shakesphere

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photos by Mama Buttercup

Next week Gaby is off to “Shakesphere Camp”. These roses reminded me of that beautiful line spoken by Juliet.

Buttercup Summer Gardens

July 16, 2009

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Vermont Countryside

July 1, 2009

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Artist: Mama Buttercup
Medium: Pencil and Watercolor Pencils
Title: View in Vermont

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