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Janet Werdin
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Bird Buttons Revisited
You may recall that during the 30 Day Challenge I posted these two collages that had bird buttons on them. They were OK but they nagged at me that they were incomplete. Sometimes art and serendipity collide, and that's what happened with these two pieces. A...

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Painting a Landscape on a Charcoal Pour
Farm and Fields Watercolor on Charcoal 11 X 15 Although she didn't teach this in her workshop when I took it, I decided I could look at her paintings and try one for myself. I borrowed a farm photo from a friend and tried to find a good size and place for i...

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Thoughts of Spring
Bobbin' Robin Mixed media 11 X 11 After a very successful show and sale last week end it was time to get back to painting and collage. This time a robin on a charcoal pour. I painted it 11 X 15 which is a quarter sheet of standard watercolor paper but as I ...

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Post Challenge Syndrome
Love Notes Mixed media collage 6 X 6 My post title would be a good title for a painting, don't you think? There is a little bit of a let down after being so focused on your art work for 30 days and coming to the end of the month. Then everything that you ha...

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2017 30 Day Challenge Day 30
Love Letters Mixed media collage 6 X 6 The last day of the challenge! Whew! That was a challenge indeed as there were a lot of thing going on in my life. It shows me that I can carve out time for art even if life wants to get in the way.  I love this last c...

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2017 30 Day Challenge Day 29
Bird Button 3 Mixed media collage This collage is the third and last in the series. Sadly I have run out of bird buttons. I love the paper on the bottom of this collage. It was made by painting multiple colors of fairly thick paint and gesso on tissue. The ...

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2017 30 Day Challenge Day 28
  Bird Button 2 Mixed media collage This is the second in the Bird Button series. I think this is my favorite because I like the tree and I like that I left the thread longer on the button. The whole series has a whimsical nature.  The materials used are al...

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2017 30 Day Challenge Day 27
Bird Button 1 Mixed media collage 6 X 6 It all started on a shopping trip with a friend. You know those shopping trips where you are just out having fun and not really looking for anything in particular. I think we had wandered into a resale shop and I spie...

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2017 30 Day Challenge Day 26
JOY Triptych Mixed media collage 6 X 12 Although I made this piece awhile ago, I don't think I have posted it before. Sometimes in these challenges you have to fall back on an earlier piece. The collages I was working on for the rest of the month still need...

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2017 30 Day Challenge Day 25
You Have to Kiss a Lot of Frogs Mixed media collage 4 X 6 I'm putting together some pieces for the National Collage Society's Postcard Show so I've done a few that are 4 X 6. The magazine page that I altered didn't loose the orange frog in the picture altho...
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