Free Technique Vid for Youuu

Happy New Week! This month I set myself a target to share one new technique with you. I am now happy….nay, THRILLED, to offer for your viewing — “PURPOSE”. {Which, coincidentally is my ONE LITTLE WORD for 2013} Here is the direct link to Vimeo http://vimeo.com/giovannascott/purpose As with all “The GiSt of It” videos, youContinue reading “Free Technique Vid for Youuu”

Work it…and re-work it…Baby!

I’ve had times when the art I create looks, well, just “okay”. Whether it’s the balance of colour, composition or simply doesn’t make me smile. Today I’m going to show you two canvases that I’ve re-worked that you can now find in my Made It Shop. Here are the offending artworks. They have been buggingContinue reading “Work it…and re-work it…Baby!”

Scrapbook Creations Farewell Edition

Issue 95 of Scrapbook Creations is now available and this is my final contribution as a Design Diva. In this issue I was given a STAMPING challenge and had some lovely wood-mounted stamps by Inkadinkadoo to play with along with K&Co papers which are a nice heavy weight; perfect for mixed media and other wetContinue reading “Scrapbook Creations Farewell Edition”

When Enough probably isn’t….

I am the Queen of Restraint when it comes to Art. The minute I submit something my initial thought is, “Damn, should have done more or added something more!” I hoped the weekend immersion with Flora Bowley earlier this year would launch me into a full-scale *brave* intuitive Dreaming state. But my friend, Restraint, madeContinue reading “When Enough probably isn’t….”

Dodgy Storage Ideas

So this idea comes from a need to be a wee bit more frugal and the fact that I am ALWAYS changing my mind about where things should be placed. The pencil tin (above) was quite simply one of those “goddamit” moments (as opposed to “ah-ha” moments) when I had so many tins from crushedContinue reading “Dodgy Storage Ideas”

Stamp It Stamp Sets WINNERS!!!

What a lovely way to end the week and start the weekend! Wholehearted congratulations to all the ladies who finished their work and linked from the blog to their fantastic art works. But there can be only one….or two….and they are: JEANELLE DOWNEY and CHERYL DURHEIM Congrats ladies!! Please send me your postage details viaContinue reading “Stamp It Stamp Sets WINNERS!!!”