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All of the cards, layouts, handmade items and art work displayed on this website are copyright to me, Lynne Mizera. Of course I hope to inspire and encourage you and would be morethan happy for you to use any of my work to that end; however, please respect me and my work and do not directly copy any of my projects without crediting me or enter any of my work into any magazines or competitions without my express written permission. All my cards, layouts, projects and art work are not to be used by any commercial enterprise for any financial, marketing or commercial gain.

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Lynne's ART World - I Am Back With A New Purpose and HUGE Creative Energy To Share...

Hello Peeps!  I beg your forgiveness and thank you for still being here as it has been four months since my last blog post. (gulp)  But my time has not been wasted as I have been BUSY behind the scenes re-focusing my art direction and honing my skills as a mixed media artist, and I am now ready (and excited) to share just a few of the amazing pieces I have been creating.
Me in my Studio playing with Pebeo Moon and Fantasy paints

In January of this year I took a long look at my blog and realized that over the past few years, because of my design team work, my blog had morphed into more of an advertisement for product rather than the inspiring and creative space I want it to be.
Mixed Media on 10" Stretched Canvas
So I decided to change my direction and slowly began resigning from all my design team positions, where the focus is on product rather than creativity, and began focusing on my art and my creative process.
Painting With Fibre - 2-D Needle Felted Faces

But of course, design team duties gave me deadlines that I had to meet and made me create regular blog posts for all of you - and without those deadlines I procrastinate (don't we all?) but after today that is going to change!
18x24" Mixed Media & Collage on stretched canvas
Those of you that have met me know that I love to teach and share my knowledge as much as I love to create and my tutorial blogs are some of my very favorite posts, so you can expect to see more regular posts, more of my art and more photo tutorials as well as (hopefully) a video or two - I am still struggling with all the technical STUFF - but I am so stinking CUTE on film that you need to see me...Grin.
12x12" Mixed Media on Stretched Canvas (Inspired by Jenny Grant)
These past nine months I have been literally up to my elbows in paper and paint and ink and pastes and fibre and glass! 
On My Easle - Some of my Works In Progress
And I have been developing a new passion - Needle Felting and Wet Felting Fibre Art, as well as working on canvasses and cards and taking lessons and lessons and lessons.
Making My Own Scrapbook Paper
Me In A Needle Felting Class At The Winery - The ONLY way to learn!
The days are just not long enough for all of my cretive passions and the energy created as I work has me up before the birds to spend 12 or more hours a day in my studio space.

A New Passion - Miniatures - Harry Potter School Chests
So stay tuned for more and regular posts from me, and as always, Please DO leave me a comment if you like what you are seeing.  (and of course suggestions on WHAT you would like to see are always welcome!)

Lynne Mizera, Mixed Media Artist
Creston, BC Canada

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  1. Wow Lynne! You've been busy!!! I am loving all that you shared in this post. Those felt faces are amazing, and I just LOVE LOVE LOVE the Harry Potter Chests!!! Can't wait to see what else you create.

    1. Helloooo Ellie... thank you for being the first one to leave me a comment and let me know that I have not been forgotten... Smile. I am loving my fibre faces and I am over-the-moon excited about the Harry Potter Chest. I taught my first class last night and we had a blast! And just so you know, I am getting some kits together with detailed instructions... Just Sayin' Smile

  2. Stunning work, Lynne! You have been busy, Jo x

    1. Hello JO!! Nice to see your comment. I miss you Sisterhood of Snarky Stamper Sisters like crazy and every single month I say "I am going to get a card in for THIS challenge" and every single month I miss the deadline .... Grin. But I am having a blast creating up a storm and getting better and better. But stay tuned, I might just get a card in yet!!

  3. Welcome back and haven't you been busy? So much creativity, so unique and fabulous projects. So glad you've got back into creativity rather than product led posts. You sure look like you are having fun x.

    1. Hello DARLING! So great to see your comment, and THANK YOU! I miss the STAMPlorations girls very much, but this is so much more fun... Smile. Stay tuned for lots of photos headed this way!

  4. Hi Lynne. You go girl!! Love love love those fiber faces and would just love to be sitting at that table with you learning needle felting. Your art and space look amazing, as do you. Big hugz across the water. Looking forward to your next post. Hugz

    1. HELLO GAIL (imagine me Smiling and Waving madly!) Thank you for the lovely comment, I would love for you to be sitting beside me tooooo. I am soooo looking forward to being back... (hugs)

  5. Lovely to see a post again, Lynne - your creativity, as always, knows no bounds. We're always going to be wondering 'what's next?'!

  6. Super pieces! Your art has really evolved in a wonderful direction since I last visited, Lynne - although it has always been very inspiring! I love the needle felted faces! So true what you said about process vs product - part of the reason I've never wanted to turn this hobby into a business or any form of commitment is because you're then at risk of losing the freedom to create to your heart's content and it's just not worth it! Glad to see you back on the scene!


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