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Artwork by Elizabeth Duke

Zoe the Zombie Series.

This is really not my style of artwork, but I have had many mixed media artists bring up to me that I never do anything "zombie-ish" or "creepy"...so I broke out of my shell today and this is what I have come up with.  While this is not my usual style of artwork, it was certainly fun to play with.  I may find that I want to make more of these for a Halloween series.  Stay tuned!  
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Artwork by Elizabeth Duke

Kids – Mixed Media Collage

I absolutely love to do collage!  The collage you see below is one of the first that I made when taking up Art Journaling in 2011.  I simply used craft materials that I already had on hand. To make this collage, I printed a picture of the kids riding my son's four-wheeler. To make the background, I took strips of excess (I rarely throw anything away) blue scrapbooking paper and tore them into small pieces and then glued them onto the page.  I then covered these pieces of paper with torn pieces of white tissue paper and lightly gessoed (white)…
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Artwork by Elizabeth Duke

Journal Prompt – Creating a Memory

JOURNAL PROMPT:  Create something in memory of someone that you love. My grandmother passed away when I was 10-years-old.  I still have many fond memories of her even though we only had a very short time together.  One of my grandmother's passions in life was birds. She taught me everything she knew about them, would often times read books to me about them, and when we would see a bird that we did not recognize, she would take out her bird-watching guide and we would look and see if we could then identify it together.  My grandmother had a collection…
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