Posts Tagged "Art Prints"

Handmade Thursday: Michael Landy Envelopes

Posted by on Aug 24, 2011 in Art & Craft, Home & Garden | 6 comments

I’ve been having a bit of a clear out this week, and was wondering what to do with the many pages I tear out of magazines for inspiration or because I simply like the design, photography or colours, when I remembered a video I’d bookmarked about making recycled envelopes.     Junk Mail Stationery from Yellow Owl Workshop on Vimeo. I used to make envelopes all the time, but it’s a habit that seems to have fallen by the wayside, and I was happy to pick it up again. Printing out a template and labels to stick on seemed to me at odds with the idea of recycling and...

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Magpie Monday: Rodin’s Cambodian Dancer

Posted by on May 30, 2011 in Art & Craft, Home & Garden | 12 comments

Last Wednesday, I popped into a charity shop I had not been in before, and was very glad I did, as I found this week’s Magpie Monday purchase (it doesn’t matter that I bought it on a Wednesday does it?)     I was delighted with this large, beautifully-framed print of Auguste Rodin’s Danseuse cambodgienne de face, 1906. I love all of Rodin’s drawings of Cambodian dancers, and even have a box of writing paper with one on (see below left)!   The framed print cost £8 in the charity shop, and looks like it came from the Musée Rodin, Paris, judging by the...

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