Day 66. Newspaper Wire Bird

6 Mar


Newspapers really add to the art as a canvas. I learned that lesson a while back. And today I have combined painting with block printing on my news-canvas. I enjoyed the block printing a lot and thought about adding a little twist to it. So I created several block-cut birds and then printed them on top of my painted paper. It’s got a distinctive look to it that I like. This is something I will have to try again some day. And I am very grateful to my sweetheart for playing Vanna White with today’s Bird-A-Day art. Enjoy.

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  6. mkdickerson March 6, 2012 at 5:52 pm #

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  7. emjayzed March 6, 2012 at 5:09 pm #

    I’m serious too – I REALLY like it! So simple yet effective.

    I have been toying with the idea of newspaper to use in conjunction with canvas and paint. My idea is a little different to yours but you’ve refreshed my desire to give it a go! So thanks – this blogging thing is turning out way better than I expected!

  8. emjayzed March 6, 2012 at 5:05 pm #

    You’re welcome and very worthy. I see bird art everywhere I go now which causes me to think of your blog! You’ve also inspired an upcoming post I’m planning too :)

  9. mkdickerson March 6, 2012 at 4:49 pm #

    Thank you thank you thank you!!!

  10. mkdickerson March 6, 2012 at 4:49 pm #

    Wow. Your like the third person today that said they want this one. Hmmm. Maybe I need to do more of these. :) Thanks Emjayzed!

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  12. emjayzed March 6, 2012 at 2:20 pm #

    I LOVE this!! I want!

  13. mkdickerson March 6, 2012 at 11:39 am #

    Thanks Gary. This one will be getting framed soon.

  14. Gary Dickerson March 6, 2012 at 10:50 am #

    Another one that I think is framable.

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