Author Archives: Lynda

Gesso & Liquid Watercolors

For the One Little Tag challenge this month I looked through my craft stash for products I’ve not used in a long time. These are the two I chose. I really love these liquid water colors. I bought a set … Continue reading

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One Little Tag: January

Last month I started a  year-long challenge. I wrote this post about creating art every day on one little tag. I wanted to focus on watercolor in January so I broke down and bought this Koi Water Colors Pocket Field … Continue reading

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Swimming with Radar

I love turtles. It all started when we moved here. One day I walked out to the driveway and there was a turtle. I took a picture of him for evidence since Dave was not home and I figured he’d … Continue reading

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Dyeing Hawaiian Fabric

Whenever we travel to Kona on The Big Island we have to stop at Kimura’s Fabrics. Here is a post I wrote several years ago about this interesting shop. You can buy about any type of fabric here from Hawaiian … Continue reading

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Hawaii: Recreating past photos

My mom and dad always dreamed of traveling to Hawaii. As a child our family took four trips – three to Florida and one to visit my sis and her husband in Colorado. Then in 1972, Dad won a trip … Continue reading

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Vat dyeing – Third Time is Charm

As you know I like to dye. However, vat or tub dyeing is one I don’t do that much. For one thing I have to stir for an hour or so. It’s all about having the color solid. I’ve been … Continue reading

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A Year Challenge – One Little Tag

I’ve been wanting to take on a year-long challenge. I so enjoyed drawing the mandalas several months ago, that I wanted to focus on drawing every day. However, I was having trouble about what substrate to use. With the mandalas … Continue reading

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Printed Fabric Bee takes a new direction

If you’ve been following me for the past two years you know that I’ve been involved with a group of artists. Every month one of the members, “the queen,” would choose a topic and the other members would make a … Continue reading

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Happy 2016!

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Best of 2015 Tutorials

As we end another year, I am again looking back on my favorite tutorials, or what I consider my best of 2015.  I hope you liked them. If you missed them, here are the links. I started the year with … Continue reading

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