#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for September, 2008

My Weekend

My weekend was a personal artfest! I collaged. I painted journal pages. I recorded ideas in my sketchbook, so all those things I want to try wouldn’t get away from me. I visited BOTH Michael’s and Spokane Art Supply. I printed images on shrink plastic and shrunk them. :) (Tres cool!)

Lesson learned re: shrink plastic: don’t darken the ink, as the heat makes the colors MORE intense. With polymer clay transfers, which are reversed and printed on t-shirt paper, the opposite is true.

I feel restored, ready–no, EAGER–to dive back into “The Bridegroom”. Although my art would seem like a

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“Keep your ear to the ground” referred to the practice of plainsmen listening to the ground to hear hoof beats. It became the westerner’s warning to stay alert.