Wednesday, September 14, 2011

my GiSt class canvas

I recently did an online class by Giovanna Scott, a very talented mixed media artist.
Giovanna created the most amazing tree in her class
which i attempted to replicate. 


My tree ended up with one very large overhanging limb and 
trying to put my own spin on things it just looked like 
it was begging for a swing. I remember the swing 
we had as kids hanging from a pussy willow tree in our backyard. 


so I added a little swing with some twine and chipboard.
I was going to stick it down but i liked the idea of it 
dangling there, just waiting for a child to start swinging...


I love how my canvas turned out, thanks for a great class if you're reading this Gigi. :)


So if you're looking to try something a little different creatively
 I highly recommend this class by Giovanna

8 comments:

  1. A.M.A.Z.I.N.G!!!!
    The canvas looks fantastic Leonie :)

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  2. absolutely gorgeous - love the little swing. Take care xx

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  3. This is SO marvelous!!! I love mixed media and this is just so amazing!!!

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  4. WOW Leonie!!! This tree certainly outdoes my tree and I LOVE it. Thanks for taking the class. Gosh I love the background too!! What's not to love?
    xx
    gigi

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  5. Wow Leonie! You are so talented - this is AWESOME!!! Well done!!! :D

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  6. Looooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooove.
    Did I tell you I am She Arting, Canvasing, framing? when we go away. I think I might ditch the scrapbooking for the weekend and get stuck into some paint and texture paste.

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  7. Your canvas is super cute!! Love the tree and the swing!!

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  8. fabulous canvas Leonie!!! I'm dying to do this, might get stuck into it over the weekend! You've inspired me again!
    x

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