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donna downey
huntersville, NC
mixed-media collage artist
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thanks so much helen!
Toggle Commented yesterday on work in progress... at simply me
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working on another small series. i am really feeling my inner BLACK. couple close ups Continue reading
Posted 12 hours ago at simply me
Posted yesterday at simply me
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i am so excited to have mindy lacefield teaching in the STUDIO next week. she is such an incredible spirit a master of layering colors and textures and pulling her heart right through the canvas. i am so excited to... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at simply me
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week 13 introduces abstract design this is the journey my students took this week. some of the incredible artworks that have come out of week 13 of my "48 Weeks" workshop. {Michelle Hughes} {Jodi Wilson} {Karin Sandström Gördén} {Debbye Butler... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2014 at simply me
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we are gearing up at the studio for our 10 ladies attending our "Paint like an Artist" weekend at the STUDIO. we will each paint two 36 x 36" canvases and be covered in paints and mediums by the end... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2014 at simply me
Posted Apr 9, 2014 at simply me
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July 19-20th Donna Downey Studios is excited to have Anna Dabrowski coming to the studio this July 19-20th to teach 3 of her brand new workshops!!! Event Schedule.... Saturday July 19th 2014 - 9:30am-6:30pm Sunday July 20th 2014 - 9:30am-6:30pm... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2014 at simply me
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typically on fridays i like to post student work, but it is the week between semesters and i guess you could say its SPRING BREAK!!! 2nd semester officially started this week and the next 12 course videos take the journey... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2014 at simply me
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Primitive Painting with Mindy Lacefield May 1-4th Take a journey with Mindy as you explore color and texture as you delve into 3 days of raw, primitive painting. You will channel your inner 7 year old and enjoy the process... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2014 at simply me
Posted Apr 1, 2014 at simply me
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"i cant believe i did that." last thursday i spent the day at the Studio with the intention of painting on some too-large-for-my-home canvases. i actually dont normally go to the Studio to create, i am most comfortable creating at... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2014 at simply me
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just 2 days left to take 30% off all my original Artwork use coupon code: 30art view my online gallery here click here to join our mailing list to receive updates, news and discounts Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2014 at simply me
yep just free motion drawing
Toggle Commented Mar 28, 2014 on "48 weeks" - week 12 MAGIC... at simply me
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week 12 introduces black as a design element this is the journey my students took this week. some of the incredible artworks that have come out of week 12 of my "48 Weeks" workshop. REMEMBER, this is the last week... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2014 at simply me
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thanks so much for helping me reach my next 10,000 Likes goal on Facebook we hit 40,000 likes at 10:30 AM Tuesday as a thank you for your continued support and generosity i would like to share with you this... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2014 at simply me
i was planning on posting some photos of our trip to barcelona, but then as i was looking at the photos i thought, without the short explanation they seemed like pretty stupid photos, lol! so i tried my hand voice... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2014 at simply me
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Posted Mar 25, 2014 at simply me
this is a really great video to explain using Golden acrylic paints on fabrics and is a great way to get those amazing gelli prints onto washable items! GAC 900: Increases Launderability of Acrylic Paint. Designed to be used as... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2014 at simply me
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week 11 introduces collage textures this is the journey my students took this week. some of the incredible artworks that have come out of week 11 of my "48 Weeks" workshop. {eleven year-old Madison Dudek} {Alyson Ward- Dudek} {Michelle Hughes}... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2014 at simply me
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my amazingly talented friend Catherine Cote (aka Cee Cee) shared her work using my "she is Fearless" & "be still, take action" stamps. i about fell off my chair when i opened the email! she rocked the stamps using inktense... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2014 at simply me
probably couldnt do it again if i tried, lol!
Toggle Commented Mar 19, 2014 on painting...time to just be at simply me
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i have taken monday and tuesday this week to just "be" as i like to call it. no cameras, no pressure, just me, my paints and the canvases a chance to reconnect with myself and see what spills on to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2014 at simply me
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Posted Mar 18, 2014 at simply me
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i'm loving this tutorial on how to create this "Create Art" tag using my new She is an Artist stamp by Kim Schofield, owner of eclectic Paperie. check it out Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2014 at simply me