Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Emoji Candle

What do you do with a plain white dollar store candle? Paint it like your favorite emoji, of course! These Candle Liners are so easy to use - wax-based paints that will melt smoothly right along with the candle.

Wednesday, August 01, 2018

Meditating in the nude

This painting is on an 8x10" canvas board, using a variety of mixed media products from Marabu. I stenciled the textured background with Acryl Mousse and colored with a bit of Art Spray.  I painted the nude woman with several colors of Art Crayons. A bit of a departure for me, but it sure was fun to do!

Saturday, July 07, 2018

A proud day!

July 4th was extra special this year for many reasons - but mostly because a public art project that I've been working on for over a year finally was unveiled for the City of Concord - a larger-than-life bronze statue of the city's founder, Don Salvio Pacheco. He stands proudly at the entrance to Todos Santos Plaza to welcome residents and visitors to our fabulous downtown area.

As part of the Sesquicentennial Committee, I managed the Call for Artists to find and hire our fabulous sculptor, Paula Slater.  I helped the committee with publicity and fundraising, too.  It was really wonderful to work alongside so many wonderful business and civic leaders in town.

After marching in the local July 4th parade, we held an unveiling ceremony for the statue and I showed my brother where my name is engraved on a plaque at the base of the statue. Every time I drive through downtown, I get to see people enjoying the statue and its surrounding patio - being part of such a historic public art project has been such an incredible experience and I am so grateful!

Sesquicentennial Committee - from left: Leslye Asera, Florence Weiss, me, Marilyn Fowler, Nellie Meyer, Brandy Leidgen, Ron Leone, Suzie Swift, Carol Longshore, Ray Barbour, Joann Fryer, Carlyn Obringer, Julie Marquardt, Justin Ezell

Sunday, June 24, 2018

Art demo at Riley Street

Earlier this month, I demoed lots of yummy Marabu products at an annual celebration at Riley Street Art Supply. Everyone loved playing with the Art Sprays, Art Crayons and stencils. I created a couple pages in my art journal as part of my demo to show people how much fun it is to layer colors and patterns.

Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Painting on silk

Every other Monday night, I host a Mixed Media Mixer Meetup group at my home. We experiment with different products, techniques and surfaces each time. This was my playtime with Marabu Silk Paints and also the Contours & Effects Liners on plain white silk, stretched across a 12" embroidery hoop.  Really fun blending colors and it's a bit unpredictable, too!

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Mixed Media Challenge with Marabu

mixed media challenge lisa fulmer

I am delighted to be a guest designer on the Mixed Media Monthly blog for the month of March! We're all working with a selection of products from Marabu Creative - Art Crayons, Art Spray, Acryl Mousse and stencils. The challenge is to use a stencil and 3 different mediums in a mixed media piece.

I randomly spritzed Petrol and Tangerine Art Sprays through the Oriental Ornament stencil all across a sheet of watercolor paper. Then I scraped white Acryl Mousse through the same stencil and distressed the edges with an Aqua Green Art Crayon.

The tag is a combination of Tangerine and Red Orange sprays with the Floral Pattern stencil. It says "beneath the frost lies a flower," which is my little reminder whenever I'm feeling cold and blue.

Be sure to visit the Mixed Media Monthly blog to see what the other designer created for the challenge. You can also do the challenge yourself and link up with us - plus enter to win a prize package from Marabu!