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donna downey
huntersville, NC
mixed-media collage artist
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you're too funny karen! let me know if you have any questions about your first online experience :)
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Yes and no. You must use the right surface, the more pourous the better😀
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how many times have i heard, "i bought them, but i don't know how to use them." too many! so today i want to tell you a little PanPastel story, my story to be exact. about 5 years ago, i... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at simply me
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watch as Andrea creates a 12" X 16" canvas using 4 donna downey Signature stencils, inks, paints and mediums supplies used: 12x16 Canvas 8x8 numbers repetitive stencil 8x8 Collage Portrait stencil 8x8 She Chooses Stencil 8x8 Peonies Stencil Golden Gesso... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at simply me
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I am so excited to invite you to join us for a weekend of sweet, soulful & intuitive painting with fabulous Annie Lockhart! It will three days of permission to play....watch child-like discovery unfold, and open the door to a... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at simply me
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{"Industrial Marigold" #2 / 3 canvas series} these 3 canvases were in my "art gone wrong" pile so i dug them out and began playing with textures, glazes, stencils and letting the process guide me. i NEVER discard a canvas,... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at simply me
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wanna be a part of each weeks Inspiration wednesday lesson? become a member for only $35 for the enire year member registration is still open! inspiration wednesday 2015 membership inspiration wednesday will be every 2 weeks for 25 weeks, filling... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2015 at simply me
sorry i woke up late it should be live now :)
Toggle Commented Jan 20, 2015 on Artist Gang Tuesday... at simply me
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watch as CeeCee creates a 16" X 20" canvas using 2 donna downey Signature stencils, paints and mediums supplies used: 16 x 20" canvas 8 x 8 heart texture stencil 8 x 8 art is stencil GOLDEN acrylic paint :... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2015 at simply me
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{"Premiere Etchings" series, 16 x 16"} last week i started working on my first 2 pieces of encaustic art (see post here) with the intention of making it a 5 piece series. over the weekend i managed to complete the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2015 at simply me
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In this video I take you step by step from a blank 12"x12" gallery depth canvas to the final brush stroke of this beautiful abstract painting. Working in an intuitive process, this beautiful completely abstract painting has a focus on Light Molding Paste, palette knives, and pointillism. I selected a cool color palette to create a rich and highly textured background and then brighten and warm the work of art with touches of magenta, pink, orange, and yellow. Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2015 at simply me
welcome to a normal day in my head, lol!!
Toggle Commented Jan 15, 2015 on my first encaustic paintings... at simply me
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after having Stephanie Lee for a weekend at my STUDIO, i was so inspired. not only is her art beautiful, so is she inside and out. she made encaustic "doable" and i think we as students left with like 10+... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2015 at simply me
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i wish i could say i was as organized to have separate themes...it is more like, "oooh a new journal i must have it...create a half a dozen pages in it and OOOH a new journal i must have it..." i have a problem, lol!
Toggle Commented Jan 13, 2015 on Artist Gang Tuesday... at simply me
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Supplies used: 8x8 elephant stencil 8x8 scribble stencil 8x8 art is stencil GOLDEN regular gel matte GOLDEN fluid acrylic: titan buff, carbon black sap green green gold, cobalt turquoise, manganese blue, raw umber, teal GOLDEN acrylic glazing liquid GOLDEN airbrush... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2015 at simply me
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i think functional stencil storage is one of life's great mysteries! i love stencils and as you can see i have a few....but storing them is a bitch. i am NOT the kind of person to use my stencils...clean them...place... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2015 at simply me
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no bother at all kirstie, you should have gotten all the login when you registered (it was attached as a pdf download in your receipt) but no worries if you email bill (bill@donnadowney.com) he will send the info directly to you to make sure you get everything you need and can walk you through if you have any trouble.
Toggle Commented Jan 7, 2015 on iw1.7.15 at simply me
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me too! its cold here give me some west coast sunshine and some art! i cant wait to create with you!!
Toggle Commented Jan 7, 2015 on iw1.7.15 at simply me
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hi margie, you should have gotten all the login when you registered (it was attached as a pdf download in your receipt) but no worries if you email bill (bill@donnadowney.com) he will send the info directly to you to make sure you get everything you need and can walk you through if you have any trouble.
Toggle Commented Jan 7, 2015 on iw1.7.15 at simply me
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hi saranne, you should have gotten all the login when you registered (it was attached as a pdf download in your receipt) but no worries if you email bill (bill@donnadowney.com) he will send the info directly to you to make sure you get everything you need and can walk you through if you have any trouble.
Toggle Commented Jan 7, 2015 on iw1.7.15 at simply me
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wanna be a part of each weeks Inspiration wednesday lesson? become a member for only $35 for the enire year member registration is now open! inspiration wednesday 2015 membership inspiration wednesday will be every 2 weeks for 25 weeks, filling... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2015 at simply me
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hi erika! are you sure you clicked on the correct links? they seem to work fine for me
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great question susan! the 10 canvases workshop as well as all my workshops are all student-paced and as a student you have lifetime access to everything.
Toggle Commented Jan 6, 2015 on random blog blathering... at simply me
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good idea shaunna, i will maybe do a blog post about it with pics!!
Toggle Commented Jan 6, 2015 on random blog blathering... at simply me
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