Cindy constructed an awesome chest from matchboxes painted with Lumiere and stamped with a mysterious woman from Renaissance Artstamps. The matchbox drawers each contain a book of secrets, a key, a clear marble with collaged image, and a minature book of tarot cards. You can't see it in the scan but there are 1" wooden ball legs with golden ball tips and each of the drawers has a barrel clasp as a drawer pull.
Juliann Wasisco sent in coupons for a fortune telling session with her Odd Goddess alter ego, Madame Valobra. Whether in this plane or the next, Juliann put together a stunning creation employing a masters touch of color and composition. The beautiful gypsy is inviting you to open the cover and read about the history of the cards. I wonder what she sees in our future?
Megan Whisner created three collaged playing cards stamped on the back with the palmist guide. The cards are slipped inside the Hand of Fortunes cover and are tied with luscious blue green silk fiber. Each set is accompanied by a collaged tag with Megan's information stamped and written on the reverse.
Silver Moon's gorgeous fortune teller gang tags with pearls and silk ribbon
Tracie Miser created a wonderful 5x7 collage incorporating images form across the divination spectrum. There are lots of little details and the innovative gold electric jolts she used as an accent set the collage apart from the novice collage. The tags were especially created for Artitude using predominantly black white and red contrast to pop out in black and white reproduction.
Susan Cohen accordion card "Tell me what I want hear, or tell me pretty lies" stamped with cool images and lined with handmade paper sumptuously colored with resist and markers/inkers.
Fast Eyes created three mechanical fortune tellers. The tag says, "Mechanical Fortune Tellers have long been featured at amusement piers. The life sized Fortune Tellers often move and dispense fortunes in exchange for coin". The porcelain doll is holding a crystal ball and is encased in a wooden box with an acrylic front
Hilary Hattenbach made three great Luck STrike Fortunes with altered playing cards and fortune cookie fortunes!
Marsha Siddoway is truly such a wild woman that her art is busting out at the seams and blowing our hair back with "Mrs. Z". A truly unique and one of kind creation, each is handpainted and draped with glorious fibers, ribbons and adorned with tags, fortunes, beads, jewelry pieces and feathers tied and glued in her glorious mane. She comes complete with pink feather boa and more charms than you can count. Our most favorite fortune Mrs. Z has to offer "Some papers will bring you news", too funny!!
Patti Sandham sent in three amazing, and completely different flutter books titled, Accordion Books with a Twist, that have pages cut from a single piece of paper, gorgeously decorated and hand painted and colored. You can see all of Patti's work for the Fortune Teller here
Gillian Allen Fortune Teller's Dream book, a place where she can peer into the darkness to study dreams and their meanings, write and collect her mystical musings. A fold up construction of painted and stamped card, with hanging beads and fibres, Notebook stamped and washed with metallic paints, edges burnt with the candle, and lock made with Fimo treated with Chemtek rust/copper effects. Stamps by Acey Deucy, Stampers Anonymous, Magenta,Rubber Poet, Cathleen Perkins and Cherry Pie
Shauna Palmers' Dream Catcher, her amazing creation uses leaded stained glass, embellished with crystal, fibres, ribbons, charms and stamped tags