The Precinct: Mar 30th 2014

Modus Operandi: 
The Neighbors Never Noticed...
SHOOTERS: Shoot your mug with a description of something other people don’t know or notice about you.
SKETCH ARTISTS: Pick a magazine image or photo, and then paint over it, using the outline of a second image to keep part of the first image clean. Then use a second color to paint over the picture… over the eyes… over the mouth… or even drizzled down the page.

"People don't notice my soft side..."

I used my Gelli Plate to print over a photo of myself. I masked my eyes with ripped paper. I also used Gesso to make some drips and spatters as well as on stamps to create more layers. The quote is something i've been meditating on for a couple of weeks now. Not only do i tend to overthink everything, but i probably cause more detriment to myself doing it.

Hi Guys!! is my go at the prompt for March 30.
I will admit, I have been crazy busy this month, so I read the instructions and toddled off over to the Art room and just went for it. So... I may not have adhered STRICTLY to the prompt guidelines.
This morning in bed, I added some doodling while I sipped my coffee... and the result is probably a perfect indication of where my head has been this month.
My friends and I often joke that my head is like a browser with about 2,000 tabs open at any one time... and most times I haven't a clue which tab I am on.
So I guess. this fits!!
Had a ball doing this one. Instead of dripping paint, I blobbed it on, and blew it so the paint spread everywhere.
I can't wait to see what you all come up with!!
Can I also say- a huge thank you to everyone who has shared .. I do try to comment or say hi back.. but I am having some wordpress issues. So if I haven't commented... don't worry.. Ive looked and loved!!!

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