Art by Helen Grossman

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Location: Boynton Beach, Florida, United States

Hi, My name is Helen Grossman. I like to paint, read books, and learning a new forms of art and techniques. I love to learn and experiment with different medias and surfaces, like clay, paper, beads, gourds,it is always something new here to learn and grow. When I am feeling burn out I am reading books or taking my brushes and paint. Back in Ukraine I learned a decorative folk art style of painting called Petrikivka named after village it was born. You can see some of my work including painting at my picturetrail site: www.picturetrail.com/elenahg Thank you for stopping by and if you have a moment, I would love to hear your feedback. Thanks again, Helen

Saturday, May 28, 2016

Reversed canvas

some tissue papers, paints, other side of the canvases, stamps, cutouts , flowers and most;y - fun :)

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Fairy Door

The door to fairy world... Altered pre-made door from Michaels, gessoed, painted, embellished per special fairy's order :) Your feedback is welcome! Hugs, Helen

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Friday, December 19, 2014

Mixed Media

Hello , hello! Past year I got myself into big "troubles", called mixed media world :) Mixing things, watercolors, acrlyc paint, crayons, pencils, dripping the inks, layering, collage, splattering the paint, stamping, stencils, more and more. I will start with one of the latest canvases I did for Mixed Media yahoo group challenge - to use zipper in your project.. It was a burlap canvas from Michaels , I gessoed but you still could see a burlap material in some places, then I attached a zipper (that V you could see), some embellishment, gessoed again and then went on spraying inks, then a few more embellishment, and so on. Have a creative day! and thank you for stopping by! Helen

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Wednesday, November 06, 2013

ATCs

A few ATC cards I was working on recently. Some of them done on watercolor paper, some just on bristol paper, with inks, markers, inks. I hope you like them as I enjoyed to work on them.
Have a great day! Helen

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Saturday, July 27, 2013

Some more altered bottles

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Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Some Altered Bottles

Those bottles had been motivated by challenge on Cloth Doll Artistry (mixed-media) studio, and me having stock of bottles, just one day , from soda mostly , there are a few results of my experiments. The day came :) First picture. Blue bottle painted from inside using glass paint and then baked. Decorated with tulle, some dimensional paint, a top - electrical bulb, painted also, some bling, beads inside. Rounded one - from Michael's, painted outside with glitz dimensional paint, stuffed with tulle and beads, some embellishments and a ball on a top from some winter decoration. The bottle below - regular soda glass bottle covered with tissues and modeling paste, I had one that was very liquid, almost like pva, face mold by Sherry Goshon I had for some other projects :), some branches from tree, spray painted and then decorated with some things I had around. Two more bottles in work. Now, I justified saving glass bottles and jars. I'll show what I did with the jars using one of the links on pinterest. But it will be another post. As my son is saying - Ta-da for now! :) Hugs, Helen

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Saturday, April 20, 2013

ADQ Bridal Challenge

I was so thrilled when I was told that my doll was accepted for publications! I was on those clouds in front of which I photographed the doll :) Thank you so much for accepting my work! Now, when the publication is out, I could post some pictures. The bird was made out of felt, each piece of the wing is made out of felt and fabric for texture and layering, legs made of wire and wrapped in tulle. I really had fun doing that bird but have to tell that photographing a white felt - was not easy at all. Have a great day!

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