Friday, February 5, 2016




i am in love with painting on teabags daily!

this is a collage of some painted in january

i primarily used watercolor and posted them

each day on instagram.  now there are a 

few art friends who are interested in starting to paint

these lovelies.  each teabag brand has a different in texture

and reacts in its own way to the medium.  for the most part,

i have  stayed away from acrylic until today.   it's all

an experiment and i will keep you posted






i am pleased and honored to announce 

that i am published in the current issue of 

cloth paper scissors.  






this is a way that i start a project when you are 

stuck or just want to dive in without making a big 

deal about starting.  also it is a fun

to do in a group.



posting the lovely artists at paint party friday.  thank you
to our hostesses kristen and eva






14 comments:

  1. Love your tea-bag gallery. Congrats on being published. Hugs, Valerie

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  2. What lovely tiny paintings. What a fun idea too! Congrats on being published!

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  3. I saw you in the magazine. Congratulations...b

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  4. I love your tea bag art. Congratulations on the publication. Nothing else quite as good as seeing your name in print.

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  5. Beautiful...each face so darling! Amazing how small you can paint with such detail!! Love them... and congratulations being published!!

    Hugs Giggles

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  6. Congratulations on being published!!! I am in LOVE with your tea bag faces! Wonderful!!! I miss you dear Irene!!

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  7. congrats on being published Irene-your tags look fabulous! Of course I also love your teabag art:)

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  8. Well, this is soooooooooooo special. Love how expressive they are and knowing that they are on teabags and tiny....well makes them just about the best! :-)

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  9. Congrats!!!! Awesome!
    I love all the little faces, I have been liking them in instagram :oD And yes, it is so cool to see the different textures, coloring and sizes each tea baggy has to offer!

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  10. Love this idea as much as I love tea! Very pretty work too. Have a lovely week! xo

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  11. How wonderfully creative!! Love it!!

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  12. I love a display of similar but not identical items - your little teabag faces look great en masse. And well done for being published - can you link to the article?

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  13. Your tea bags paintings are beautiful and inspiring! Lovely work

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