Wednesday, 7 June 2017

WOYWW 418

WOYWW 418 7-6-17

Against my best intentions to finish some of my UFOs (UnFinished Objects) before starting something new, I have started something new. Ah well.

I have started a new mini-album – this time a small one, which I should finish fairly quickly. More will be revealed later, but for now, what you see on my desk is the pages, made of hand-made paper, which have been painted with clear gesso ready for painting. On the left is a scrap piece of the same paper, treated with various substrates to test which would best prevent bleed-through – the paper is very porous. Apart from that, just the general detritus of an untidy desk. Same old, same old.

It’s been another pretty busy week, and I didn’t manage to join in WOYWW last week. I was beginning to get frustrated with my no-art status.

13 comments:

  1. Your hand-made paper looks fantastic Shoshi! I bet it has some lovely textures. I haven't been around much either - will work my way back on your blog to find out what's been going on. I saw you'd lost Phoebe - I'm so sorry! I can only imagine how you're feeling at the moment - but remember she had many happy years with you and that's what counts! Thinking of you xx zsuzsa

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  2. Hi Shoshi, the paper looks amazing, very textural. Hope you are well, I was MIA last week too- blasted Internet! lol. Have a lovely week, Hugs, Shaz #6 XxX

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  3. Hi Shoshi, nice paper!!! The nice thing is that if you have a week off their is always someone to welcome you back. Look forward to seeing the new book. Happy woyww, Angela x14x

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  4. What an interesting idea for a journal. Did you hand make the paper yourself or is it some you have bought? I look forward to seeing how the pages turn out. I have plenty of UFOs of my own so I'm glad to hear it's not just me. Have a good week. Sarah #8

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  5. Beautiful paper... can't wait to see the mini :)
    How is Beatrice coping now? I was glad to see she was accepting cuddles again, but it must be quite a confusing time for her.

    Bubbles #36
    http://patchworkapples.blogspot.co.uk/2017/06/woyww-418.html

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  6. The hand made paper looks lovely - looking forward to seeing what you fill those pages with!

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  7. I love watching your mini albums come together. Looking forward to seeing this one!

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  8. A comrade in the divine order of 'Oh what a Messy Desk". I do want to see the mini book when you finish it. i sounds so interesting
    have a great week.
    #38 Monica

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  9. Nothing better than starting a new project! Looking forward to seeing this develop. Helen #1

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  10. I LOVE it when my best intentions aren't the only ones to go south!! Ah, what the heck, just go with the flow, the UFOs have a habit of getting on your nerves and forcing you to finish them in the fullness of time.

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  11. I have so many UFO's it's crazy. Good for you trying to finish some of yours up. :-) April #32

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  12. Thank you for visiting my blog and your kind words about Harry the Cat, we rally miss him. I'm so sorry to hear that you've lost a cat too - they don't half worm their way into your heart. We're giving our other cat Ron a lot of fuss as he knows something is very different and needs to be near us a lot more.
    I'm liking the look of your handmade paper, that's something I've never tried doing!
    Hugs, LLJ 11 xx

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  13. Fabulous post,
    Sorry for the delay in commenting, laptop trouble. It's died on me and I'm in a bit of a flap.
    On a positive note, my Dear Husband plans to buy a replacement for me.
    Katie #33

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