Shrinky Dink Art Drives Me CRAZY!

But it was worth it! After about 10 completely failed attempts, I finally got the hang of cooking this plastic menace! And figured out enough to do a little art project with colored pencils and sharpies. It’s not quite like I saw on Pinterest, but I am happy enough now to turn off the oven and forget the whole thing. For now…hahahaha.

Also, please apologize to your loved ones, because I know you will be sucked into Pinterest after reading this. 🙂

-Gia

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The finished Shrunken Product

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As they each come out of the oven, shrunk!

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Four slices of discontent

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The entire 8.5×11 drawing, ready to be sliced

Coffee Drawings: More Vintage Dishes!

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Thank you Presents of Mind in Portland, for posting your newest collection of vintage-looking dishes! The photo is beautiful and it inspired today’s coffee drawing.

-Gia

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Coffee Drawings: Vintage Dishes

 

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Yesterday, I was taking a much-needed trip to the gym and I passed Stars Antique Mall in Portland. I was so captivated by this window display of vintage dishes, the arrangement and the colors that the dealer had put into it, that I had to take a picture. And today, I had to draw some of them. 🙂 So, thank you Stars dealer for such wonderful inspiration!!!

-Gia

Places you’ll find me….and my work

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As Summer approaches, I’m busy getting ready for the “tour,” as I call it.  And I thought I’d publish a little list of dates and places where you can catch my work if you are in Oregon or Washington this summer.

Here goes:

RiverSea Gallery, May 2015, Astoria Oregon

Art in the Park, June 2015, Lake Oswego, Oregon

Salem Art Fair, July 2015, Salem, Oregon

Bellevue Arts Fair, July 2015, Bellevue Washington

LOCAL 14, October, 2015, Portland, Oregon

“Please Wake Up, Alice” 36×48 DONE!

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It’s Done, and photographed! I’m waiting for a print to be made and I know it will be totally luscious! Here’s the picture!

“Please Wake Up, Alice” Day 6

Well, the painting is done! It’s at the photo studio being “shot” right now. Here is Day 6.

<p><a href=”https://vimeo.com/124656131″>Day6</a&gt; from <a href=”https://vimeo.com/user28636072″>Gia Whitlock</a> on <a href=”https://vimeo.com”>Vimeo</a&gt;.</p>

“Please Wake Up, Alice” Day 5: Part2

<p><a href=”https://vimeo.com/124327248″>Day5 Part2</a> from <a href=”https://vimeo.com/user28636072″>Gia Whitlock</a> on <a href=”https://vimeo.com”>Vimeo</a&gt;.</p>

Here is part 2 of day 5, the painting is done, tomorrow…I post Day 6. 🙂

-G