Tuesday, June 21, 2011

nothing like buying art supplies

 ah, nothing like a few hours strolling the isles for art supplies.  Well, maybe shopping the Coach outlet... I am not a fashionesta by no means.  I do like purses, clothes NOT my thing.  But give me art supplies, a trip to Office Depot or a few hours in Barnes and Noble...and I am good to go.
I am enrolled in She Art as you know, and I find myself without some of those supplies.  I KNOW, I didn't believe it either.  I am not a fan of Mod Podge, but I am going to give it a go...(bought gloss, wrong..taking it back today for matte)...paper I have, lace and trims I have...ephemera out the wazoo...but I am in need of some rub-ons and stamps...that kink of stuff.  But that didn't stop me from buying MORE paper, did it?  My newest obsession is Caran D'ache Neocolor crayons...(at the checkout I realized) I lost my Hobby Lobby coupon in the store somewhere...so I will go back today for those.  Printed off 2 coupons, one to spare.  (where is my head sometimes, I am such the ditz) 
And guess what?  It is raining...nice gloomy, stormy thunderous day...just what I like, and what Miss B (chihuahua) fears....I almost forgot the sound of falling rain....music to our ears in the dry NOLA area.

6 comments:

  1. I can't wait to see what you create from your class! :) Love the blog!!!

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  2. Hate when I forget my coupons! wish we could get a little of your rain. Can't wait to see whet you make.

    thanks for commenting on "Tot Mom" sorry, couldn't resist since you hate that! Wow, I sure have opened a can of worms with the whole Casey Anthony trial

    Carol

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  3. Hi Kathy,
    Oh my gosh, I've probably seen you at Hobby Lobby and didn't know it! The thunder is so loud here in the parish and the dog and cat and I are scared to death! lol I hope it passes soon!
    XO
    Cindy

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  4. P.S. I forgot you've got a Michael's near you!

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  5. One can NEVER have too many art supplies!!! I'm so bad for that -- buying, buying, falling in love with. *sigh* Aren't those caran d'ache amazing??? Expensive yes, but worth it.

    I've also bought a lot of things from Christy's shop and she often has good sales so if you don't get her newsletter, do sign up! I know she's having a free shipping offer right now if you spend $30 and how easy is it to spend that??? hee!!! Looking forward to seeing more of your beautiful art!

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  6. @SHERRY SMYTH...GOSH I LOVE THE CARAN D'ACHE! AAAHHHH. They are so amazing. I'm more a brush freak though. I buy new brushes even when I don't need them. It's very important that I have separate brushes for every wet media, especially ones made solely for oil painting.

    And when I find cool random things to paint on.

    Paper rolls, cloth. etc.

    PS. Kathy, I'm in Toronto, and it's supposed to be all thundery- that means chinese food, beer, and lot's of painting :)

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