a background technique with tissue paper . first cut a tag and cover with gesso. cut a piece of tissue paper about twice the size of tag, stamp with Versafine black ink. cover tag with glue. wrinkle tissue. press stamped tissue on tag and added more glue on top, pressing on the folds. To get a better finish, don't cut the extra tissue but use a sanding block instead.
DIY: butterfly sun-catchers, is an activity which can be used in classrooms from 3rd to 5th. The butterfly sun-catchers can incorporate art along with math. Students will use their cutting and math skills to learn the shapes and certain cuts to make their butterfly's.
all my neighbours are trees by Sarah Mitchell - original lino cuts printed with black ink on the press for a slight emboss - printed on soft grey BFK Rives paper and translucent acid free tissue so as you turn the pages the silhouettes get bolder or fade away as the paper layers change. Like walking through the forest in the mist...Signed and numbered at the back, one of an edition of 8