I get asked a lot about how I came to poetry. I get asked so much that I think I'll answer it here.
I'm very excited about the release of my fifth poetry book, Yes, You. Yes, you are worthy! That's the message that comes through in this one.
It's funny how the papers you put down on a canvas can influence you when you paint it. For this one, I really liked the music papers to "I Love How You Love Me." I also had some heart scrapbook paper, and a page from a Robert Browning poem.
I just picked up some 10 x 10 canvasses at Michael's this week, and couldn't wait to break into them. I started by covering the canvas with some different papers, book pages, and music sheets. Then I added some stamps and the beginnings of the face.
The mixed media picture I'll show you today is a perfect example of if you don't like it the first time, keep layering. I'll show you what I mean. I started with a few papers over canvas. I'm using some of the house patterns from the books I bought at the library sale, some scrapbook paper, music