bunnykissd: (Etsy)
SweetSallysSoaps gives us the topic: Show me your all time favorite piece of art and why you find it inspiring.


For a while, I had wanted to Dress Up my purse, but didn't know what I wanted to do. When Esme bleached her jeans, I decided to pop my purse in too. When it came out, I thought the pale blue and white looked like clouds in the sky. So I thought a winged bunny (my mascot) would be perfect! I opted to use acrylic paint and see how well it worked...

Once I got started painting, I decided to include all the things that are important to Who I Am. Of course there is the winged rabbit, which turned out to be a hare, flying over a cloud, which symbolizes my spirit overcoming struggles. Then there's the rainbow, universal symbol of hope; to me it also represents not just Gay Pride and Diversity, but also Creativity and Art. But it didn't feel *done* then; there was a big empty space under the rainbow that needed something.

It was about this time that I realized that Spiders were a totem of mine. Spiders embody the qualities of creativity and creation, magic and wisdom, communication and connections, intuition and inspiration. They remind us that we are weaving our own destinies and we need use our creativity to build the web of our lives. So I added a garden spider and her web, which I embroidered on, using a very fine iridescent thread, and in it I sewed a pentacle, which represents my pagan spirituality. (I had to go over it with some white paint because it was too hard to see...)

But still there was the emptiness under the rainbow. I didn't want to paint anymore; so I added a butterfly and it's path with Sharpie marker. Obviously butterflies represent change and transformation, beauty and freedom; I also added a little a more symbolism by creating it from a lemniscate, the infinity symbol, shaped into two hearts, which to me (and perhaps others) expresses infinite love: polyamory, and it's done in the colors of bi-pride: purple, pink, and blue.

Naturally, I added some sparkle to the whole thing! ^-^

Today's Art

Apr. 5th, 2009 10:14 pm
bunnykissd: (Artist)
I know I said I'd post pics from April Fool's Day, and I have a review for you all too, but today I ignored everything I thought I *should* do and painted. I bought a little 2.75" square canvas a few weeks ago for some small amount of money; I thought it would make a great trial & error piece for me to play around on before I put more money down on a bigger canvas. I've never worked with one and had no idea how I'd like it...

Anyway, a couple of years ago, I got an idea in my head for a painting and wrote it all down. Last year, I made a little sketch of it. Today, I thought I'd paint it on this little canvas.

Well, canvas doesn't work like I thought. And it doesn't do detail too well - an important factor when painting a 2.75" square. However, I am please with how she came out and am wondering what to do with her now. Do I seal the painting some how? Do I use mod podge? The acrylic spray sealer? Or should I use some thing else? What do my experienced canvas using friends out there use? Your recommendations?

Oh, I suppose you'd like to see this tiny painting, eh? Well, my bunny looks a little too cartoon-y and the bird not so joyful as I sketched. It's also hard to see the egg she's offering, and the scan is really bad. She's smiling when you see it in person, not that weird scrunchy face she's got there, but you get the idea...

Ostara Dawn's Gift


And while you're at it, check out the new stuff at Faerie Garden Fancies...

Don't forget to leave me your advice!
bunnykissd: (Etsy)
Sorry for not getting to this first thing this morning, but we've been busy pulling pranks on the kids all day! ^o^ But this folks is NOT a prank!

Now is the time to determine who wins this great little package of goodies!



First let's print out a sheet with everyone's entries (email for the first, following and/or a link for any others), then cut them up....


Then we'll fold them all up tiny...

and stuff them in a box!

Then let's have the joyous JoAnn draw a slip to see who won...

The jovial JFargo! Congratulations!


I'll be shipping your package out as soon as I can. Thanks to everyone for playing and keep your eyes open for more games soon! ^-^

P.S. Post about pranks on kids coming next! ^o^
bunnykissd: (Etsy)
OH NO! THERE IS ONLY
Created by OnePlusYou


Here's a peek at some of the things that will come in your package if you win:

Perfect for Easter!


The White Rabbit, with a touch of March Madness himself...



Remember you can have up to *3* entries! Here's how:
  1. Leave a comment on this post: http://bunnykissd.blogspot.com/2009/03/march-madness.html for one entry. (Don't forget your email or a link so I can contact you!)

  2. Post about my giveaway in your blog and leave me a link to it for a second entry.

  3. For yet another entry, add me to your Following list via Blogspot! (Just click on the link over to the left!)
You could win a small package of goodies from Faerie Garden Fancies, including the above, a spring art ATC not-yet-created, and perhaps a few other odds and ends, as the madness dictates...

You have until MIDNIGHT EST, March 31, 2009 to post your reply, and on April 1st, I will select one lucky winner!

So don't be an April Fool; get your entries in today, and spread the word!
bunnykissd: (Artist)
As requested last night by [livejournal.com profile] moonstone_fae...

All I have left is to seal it. It doesn't show much in the pic, but the box has a rainbow kind of like the pentacle does. It's about 3" diameter. The inside is black, the rim is silver, and there is another silver ring around the bottom.



bunnykissd: (Artist)
Painting in the kitchen...


Painting at my desk...


This is how my Gala & Nubby painting is coming...

(Inspired by thegirlinthebigbox and Gala & Nubby...)

My Art

Aug. 31st, 2008 12:42 am
bunnykissd: (BunnyWarhol)
I can't help it... You guys are going to hate me... But I couldn't wait to show you all! ^_^ Look what I finished today!

She's so much better than I expected, after yesterday's drawing fiasco (when she looked like either Celine Dion or Cher) and today well she went from looking Caucasian (redraw I did) to Asian (first painting) to Greek (final)... SO MUCH PERFECT!!! Seriously, check that link in my Twitter, I wasn't aiming for that, but that's what she looks like... Don't you think?
Persephone Pomegranate Into the Underworld

Pomegranate Seeds Three

Oh! And I finished my Cornucopia and the Rubik's Cube Antonio started to make and decided not to finish...


And these pictures really do suck, the table is almond colored and the lights are all yellow... the color is all off... But I love her so much I might never send her to [livejournal.com profile] mermaiden!

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