Sunday, August 1, 2010

Painting the Picture for August

Our Summer Supply Spectacular continues with a plethora of paint inspired projects for you as we continue to concentrate on adding color through media!

Artwork by Sharon Briss
Painted backgrounds created using tutorial by Debby Boltman

To help us explore the world of paint, we would like to welcome long-time Gingersnapper, Peggy Gatto, as our August Muse! You can see more of Peggy's art at her blog, Peggy's Mixed Up Art!

Artwork by Peggy Gatto

Joining in with the challenge fun this month will be our two wonderful Visiting Artists, Linda Brun and Petra Berendsen.

We have lots of fun things coming up this month:

~ our 4 regular challenges: Chestnut Theme, Spicy Supply, Random Redhead and Color

~ 4 more wrap-ups with more stunning Ginger Gem art and 4 new Home Page Artists

~ some wonderful projects from our August Muse, Peggy Gatto, as well as an exclusive interview with our new Muse coming to you on August 7th.

~ a remarkable 5 tutorials from the Gingers are on the calendar in August! We have new
techniques and projects from Jean Franks Beck, Debby Boltman, Katy Fox, Linda Ledbetter and Irit Shalom!

~ mid-montht we'll get ready for another one of Jennie's wonderfully creative columns

~ and we'll be announcing our next Art Exchange on August 5th

Checking in with our Gingersnappers

Our Yahoo Group, the Gingersnappers, were definitely making their mark last month!

We challenged them to create use this sketch in their art!

Boy, did they make some great creations with it!

Artwork by Krisha

Artwork by Vada

Artwork by Petra

Artwork by Sarah
Here are some more pieces from the last Art Exchange which closed in July! The theme was "Soar" and the format was Artist Trading Cards. I think the Gingersnappers really reached new heights with these gorgeous ATCs.

ATC by Willow

ATC by Vicki

ATC by Paula

ATC by Laura

ATC by Suzanne

If you want to get in on this month's special content for the GC Yahoo Group or the newest art exchange coming August 5th, why not become a Gingersnapper yourself and join our group? The membership process is easy and the fellowship is phenomenal!

Come play with some picture-perfect inspirations and some fabulous paint tutorials this month on Gingersnap Creations!

1 comment:

  1. hey, thanks! Looking forward to introducing you to some new paint techniques!


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