“Pulp Fashion” Exhibit at Legion of Honor Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco in California, through June 5, 2011

March 20, 2011 § Leave a comment

A fascinating exhibit, “Pulp Fashion,”   by Belgian artist, Isabella de Borchgrave, of rag paper trompe l’oeil  elaborate dresses that were inspired by costumes from museum collections and European paintings, is at the Legion of Honor Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco in California through June 5, 2011.

The show includes examples of clothing throughout history from the Renaissance to gowns worn by  Elizabeth I  and Marie Antoinette.

Visit the Legion of Honor website, where you can see a Preview.

White dresses

White Dresses

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Photos are the Museum’s.

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“GoogleArtProject” Takes Us to Museums’ Art

March 9, 2011 § Leave a comment

We can go to various virtual art museums in the world, where we can peruse some of  the art there.  Wonderful!

Here’s the site: http://www.googleartproject.com/

Click either on “view artwork” or “explore the museum” to go into the virtual world.

Video Tutorial about Reusable Moldable Foam Stamps

March 3, 2011 § Leave a comment

Linda Matthews has a good video tutorial on making and using resusable moldable foam stamps.  These foam pieces can be imprinted, used, smoothed out again, and re-printed over and over again.

http://www.linda-matthews.com/tutorial-moldable-foam-stamps/

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