Friday, 21 November 2014

#InMyStudio - Evolution of a TeaBagGirl...

1.  Fresh Herbal Tea                                              2.  Infuse with hot water

3.  Empty bag and dry                                             4.  When dry Gesso

Birds eye view...


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First clip...

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Second clip....

Small example...

15 comments:

  1. Dearest Flowrs, these little creations you have been doing are so beautiful and fun to watch. Don't think I can drink tea without thinking of your pretty tea bag girls. Fun video clips too!

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    1. hahaha - thank you so much. I have to say every time I see a teabag now too - it's taken on a whole new meaning. :-) I love that we can use everything in art.

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  2. Love everything about this process <3

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    1. Thank you so much Mary - I'm thoroughly enjoying myself :-)

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  3. Thanks for sharing!
    I've been doing a few teabags girls in my bogus paper teabag journal~
    Loving it xox <3

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    1. Ahhh I love that. I'm going to see if I can look out for them.

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  4. Love them! Your details are wonderful!

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    1. Thank you so very much. I love painting so tiny and finding the details <3

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  5. I found you through Sharon Tomlinson's blog......and I am so intrigued by this tea bag painting...how did you come to a decision to do this and will all these beauties be displayed together? Lovely and must try. xo Rella

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    1. thank you so very much. I'm a huge fan of everything Sharon does and more. I knew the concept was to paint tiny faces... and someone suggested 2"x2"or 3"x3"and I had some empty bags lying on my studio desk from a previous project - and I just thought well it's actually a perfect little size for a tiny face. So I pulled out my tape measure and it was exactly that 2"x2" and I thought let me just try. Funny enough I had tried it previous with oil paints about 2 years ago so I abandoned the idea. But the acrylics and gesso make it much easier. And I did my first one and I realized this could totally work. I highly recommend it. I am using a specific brand and the quality of the bags is just pretty good. You might not have luck with any bags. But you should def give it a try! It's such fun. Thank you for taking the time to read here. <3

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  6. I forgot to add that I will add you to my blogroll as I will enjoy watching your progress and future art. :)

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  7. Totally love this! I found you on Instagram and a small video you posted one day! Absolutely in love. I've saved tea bag packaging for several years now. You totally inspired me may have to give it a shot although it's not the tea bag it's self. They've seemed like such little treasures to keep rather trash. Can't wait to see what you do with all off them!

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    1. thank you so much... yay - I think you should def give it a go. I believe you can paint on anything.

      <3 So glad you found me here...

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