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Saturday, 25 December 2010


originally uploaded by capribluegenie.
This ia Fieldfare pic taken in 2009

Wednesday, 22 December 2010



Monday, 20 December 2010

Winter in Bovey

Posted by Picasa A Winters Day in Devon.
We do not usually get this amount of snow in Bovey Tracey!! its usually up on the moors.
It was beautiful this morning, not so much fun trying to walk to work this afternoon, rather slippery.

Thursday, 2 December 2010


originally uploaded by capribluegenie.
Lots of Packaging material and art scraps to use up.

Monday, 22 November 2010

Busy week

Cup Cake Recipe ATC for Jav Swap.

Needlefelted Brooch
Needlefelted Mermaid.

Needlefelted Angel

Art, Heart & Healing Angel

Knitted wire bracelet,
Hi all.
Hope this finds you all well?
I have been busy, Painted my Art Heart and Healing Angel, for Willowing group.
still need some practise with painting faces.!
I have also been knitting a wire bracelet at my Tuesdays craft group.
My JAV, group theme for this month was "Recipe"so found a cup cake recipe. a healthy one from a Health magazine. LOl. I dont do cooking any more ! Leave that to the other half .
spent Yesterday needlefelting an Angel and a mermaid. and finished off another heart brooch.
Thanks to all who visit and leave comments.XX

Monday, 15 November 2010

Empathy Monster

Empathy Monster
Empathy Monster,
originally uploaded by capribluegenie.
My Empathy Monster For Art Heart & Healing week 3

Thursday, 11 November 2010

A Mixed Bag

Wednesday afternoon art class mixed media 1

Art Heart & Healing - Page 2 Party Time

Art Heart & Healing Altered Board Book Cover & Tag.

Felt Heart Brooch

Wednesday afternoon art class- Mixed media

Hi all,
a mixed bag of artwork this week, a couple of paintings done at art group.
page 2 of Art Heart & Healing altered board book and front cover.still need to practise a bit with whimiscal people.
a felt brooch made on the embellisher, then buttons and beads added,
Craft Fayre last Saturday, sold a mixed bag of items ie cards, Jewellery, Scarfs etc, It was the first year we didn't sell any paintings.
Have a great weekend all.

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Friday, 5 November 2010

Altered Board Book



Art Heart Healing week 2

First Page of Altered Board Book

I did not follow Tams way of working this time

After the initial  gesso ,  I had trouble with the transfer so ended up just pasting last  copy in as it was, I sprayed with colour wash , added the text, stamped a few butterflies, then used Sharpie and other colour pens .

not finished the second page yet.

Wednesday, 3 November 2010

Playing catch up again !!!!

Art heart and Healing week 1
Willowing and friends,
Hi all
i am playing catch up again,Lol
Finally finished week one of Journal
i have started week 2 but not finished ,
Came back from holiday to find the Seed painting from previous post had sold at our Autumn Exhibition.
Hoping for some sales on Saturday at Craft Fair.
have a Great weekend all.

Sunday, 3 October 2010

New Art work

Moorland Cottage -- Mixed Media

Seed Heads Mixed Media

The Bridge - Mixed Media collage of old photos and tissue paper.

Groynes-- Mixed Media

Thought it was about time i got round to blogging.
I have been experimenting with mixed media collage etc on some old failed paintings as well as some new ones.
We have another exhibition coming up in a couple of weeks. although i will be away for the start as off to Dorset then onto Holland with Dorset Art Friends.

Thursday, 19 August 2010

Altered Mini Dominoes

Altered Mini Dominoes
Altered Mini Dominoes,
originally uploaded by capribluegenie.
Found some mini Dominoes , top three alchohol inks and shell bead.
Bottom right spray wash and watch parts, last two Embossing powder.

Saturday, 7 August 2010

Art "n" Soul doll

Art "n" Soul doll
Art "n" Soul doll,
originally uploaded by capribluegenie.
Doll made for Art "n" Soul Flickr group swap.

Thursday, 5 August 2010


originally uploaded by capribluegenie.
Wool Fibres on Water soluble fabric then put through Embellisher, then machine sewn, and attached to Felt covered canvas.

Monday, 26 July 2010

New Artwork.

Cornish Tin Mine, this was originally a watercolour i did some years ago, have added collage and Colour spray .

This started out as an experiment with Textures some time ago, added some collage / Fabric paper , Wax crayons.

Found this in my stash not sure when i originally painted it, think it was another experiment with Texture and colour.
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Thursday, 22 July 2010


originally uploaded by capribluegenie.
Hi All,
Thanks everyone who visits and leaves comments, Sorry i have had problems with leaving comments on some blogs. nothing works lol!!
I finally finished a wip painting that has been staring at me for months.
a Mixed media seascape using some beach treasures found on hols last year.

Saturday, 17 July 2010

for Art 'n' Soul swap

for Art 'n' Soul swap
for Art 'n' Soul swap,
originally uploaded by capribluegenie.
This is my piece for ArtNSoul FLICKR group. more recycling, Found in my stash, Felt background pieces of lace and fibres painted, added vintage photo, organza and dragonfly embellishment.

Saturday, 10 July 2010

A Busy Week Recycling.

Wall Hanging
Recycled Material scraps Sewn together, painted with white acrylic. then colour .

Same as above but just a colour wash on the white acrylic.

Neutral embellished ATC's for JAV swap.

Fabric Paper
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Tuesday, 6 July 2010

Wall Hanging

July 2010 009
July 2010 009,
originally uploaded by capribluegenie.
Brown Paper, printed, Machine Embroidered, Painted attached to pelmet vilene, distressed , sewn to a felt base, beads

Monday, 5 July 2010


June 2010 003
June 2010 003,
originally uploaded by capribluegenie.
Found a fabric wip in my stash added 3 panels of a failed wax encaustic.

Friday, 2 July 2010

Fairyland 3

Art 008
Art 008,
originally uploaded by capribluegenie.
Fairyland painting mixed media no 3

Thursday, 24 June 2010


Mixed Media Paintings

This one started out as a green watercolour wash covered in Clingfilm, left to dry then just went with what the shapes were telling me.
mainly the trees, then added the fairyland details.
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Thursday, 17 June 2010

Ribbon Hanger

Ribbon Hanger
Ribbon Hanger,
originally uploaded by capribluegenie.
Altered Beer Mat Ribbon Holder, made for Flickr Art N Soul Swap.
Gessoed Beer Mat , Sprayed with colour wash added Skeleton leaves.

Saturday, 5 June 2010

Recent Artwork

Thankyou all who have visited and left comments,
I have been busy with lots of artwork this week, the better weather sure helps.
the above photo collage includes 2 Mixed Media -Dartmoor, 1 Mixed media collage,
1 Hanging ATC's for Chris, Yahoo UKArtswaps. and 1 Watercolour .
Hope you all are having a great weekend.
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Tuesday, 1 June 2010

Beach Huts

Beach Huts
Beach Huts,
originally uploaded by capribluegenie.
Memories of recent holiday in Charmouth.
mixed Media painting

Thursday, 27 May 2010

Bluebell Wood

Bluebell Wood
Bluebell Wood,
originally uploaded by capribluegenie.
Mixed Media Painting , for annual Art Exhibition .

Wednesday, 26 May 2010


May 2010 001
May 2010 001,
originally uploaded by capribluegenie.
Moor Meets Sea
Mixed media painting