Sunday, July 12, 2009

art sisters

a few weeks ago i received an invite
to my friends ludgera's
"art sisters birthday party"
three of us were celebrating our "39th" birthday!!
it was a fab U lous party
12 artists hanging out
eating, drinking and making art!

we all took a "vow"
"what happens at art sisters , stays at art sisters "
( our real ages and who had "non" virgin drinks"

lugera, hope and myself all b-day girls
daniza, martha, christina , susan v. and
katie ( the twisted sister, back right!)

everyone hard at work
there was some amazing work going on
it was fun to each interpretation of the same photo
what a talented bunch
so inspiring to be around all this creative energy

some of my altered photos
i spent most of my time walking around the room
admiring all the fantastic work
i learned a few new tricks,
thanks martha for the staz-on resist technique!

presents galore!!!
OMG!!!! i was so blessed and
i was overwhelmed by every gift
handmade cards and art,
the background is a silk scarf from paris,
just beautiful, i might have to make it into a halter top
an antique book, 1893, with lots of images to scan
encaustic wax and dry artist pigments
along with a huge piece of barn board
( it will look great covered with wax and metal)
bezels, felt flower, hand cream, pencils, canvas and paper
a lavender sachet, my favorite scent,
with a beautiful angel sewn on top
and a bottle of henkell
(which will be enjoyed during a bubble bath!)

this was the best birthday party, EVER

thanks girls !!!


Lost Aussie said...

Happy Birthday - so glad you had a lovely day!

martha brown said...

It was fun, wasn't it? We MUST do this more often! Thank you for teaching us! I'm going to play with photos again tomorrow and sew some onto cards! Happy 39th!

Jennifer said...

How absolutely wonderful!
I'm glad you were able to spend your birthday with women you love.

Lisa said...

Happy Birthday and what a great way to spend it!

Carmi Cimicata said...

That is a perfect picture summary!
Happy Birthday!

Teresa aka Tess said...

Happy Birthday to you and congrats on that wonderful invite. Your frined had a wonderful idea in that party. Loved the pics you shared.

Chuck Dilmore said...

Happy Birthday, Nancy!

looks like a lovely time~

Joanne Huffman said...

Belated Happy Birthday. It looks like a wonderful time was had by all.


Susan Williamson said...

What a wonderful post! I'm going to bookmark it so that I can relive the day.
Thank you for your altered photo workshop too. You've inspired me to start working on my own photos.
Happy Birthday!

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