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Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Turn arounds I call them but they are actually small...

wrapped canvases, sized 4x4 and 6x6!Each of these small lovelies took hours to make and are quite detailed. They start out as  a small canvas and then I apply layer after layer. The first layer is an actual antique page or pages from books like the Christmas Coral and other antique books that were tattered so given new life!
North Pole Penguin 4X4

The back of North Pole Penguin

Paper Chain memories 4x4

back of Paper Chain Memories

 I add all kinds of handmade decorations and store bought as well as antique assundries. Examples of these are tiny antique rubber and celluloid baby dolls for the Jesuses, ornaments, hand made teeny tiny paper chains, itty bitty stars, painted penguins with modelling paste hats, paper signs, embossing powders, acrylic paints, crayon d'ache crayons, graphite pencil;, charcoals,  lace papers, embellished snowflakes both buttons and other types,stamped images,ink pad edgings, burlap, hand dyed yarns, gold and silver threads, bells,Jolee's embellishments,antique doll house candles, beeswax, tissue paper and modelling paste to form paper mache like relief imaging, gesso,an actual sewing needle,stencil bits with modelling paste for relief and then painted over,various water base glues as well as sparkling glitter for snow effects,paper hanging bits, polymer clays, hand sculpted goodies, peppermint twines,watercolor pencils, watercolor crayons, plastic tiny snowmen,images from Artchix Studio as well as Collage stuff studio,wooden antlers, hanging glass and metal beads,Victorian scrap and German scrap papers,printed word generated from my computer, music sheets, and cut and paste words at random for fun again from antique books.

December 4x4


Back of December
One Love One Light 6x6

Back of One Love One Light


Popcorn Stringing 4x4

Back of Popcorn Stringing

Star of David

Side of Star of David

Back of Star of David
Mary with Child

Baby Jesus with Butterfly of Hope

All three together

Backs of all three with ANTIQUE DOLLS

Everybody has a spectacular Christmas Story to Tell

Spectacular back
The birthday to Remember 6x6

Back of the birthday(the birth)
Caroling at Carol's front 4x4
side of Carol's

Top of Carols
other side of Carol's


Back of Carol's

Bob Crachit
bottom front of Bab's
back of Bob's

Back of Bobs 6x6

Crachit and Scrooge

Back of Cratchit and Scrooge

another close up of back

close up of Cratchit and Scrooge

Scrooge the Snowman with beer stein and Turkey


Back of Scrooge snowman
Three Caroler's

Showing the caroler's legs

Top of the three Caroler's

Back of Caroler's with angel and mystery image behind angel of more caroling angels surrounded by angel hair clouds!Add caption
 All work is sealed in matte gel medium and therefore archival, some has beeswax as well, all are for sale. Prices range from 20.00 dollars to 55.00 dollars(depending on time and supplies used), this does not include shipping. Email me at arttage@yahoo.com if interested in purchasing one or more(please place interested in purchasing Turn around in the URL). All are one of a kind so when gone there will not be another made. Thanks again for looking hope you enjoyed, Sanna

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