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A ‘wild’ garden for this Coquille River Light – lighthouse in southern Oregon. A new ACEO artwork in my series.

This is a pen and wash (watercolor) sketch/painting done on top of vintage ledger paper from 1887. 8th in a ‘garden’ series. My latest original, unique artwork. I love and collect old papers, but there are so many wonderful things to do with them. This is a genuine old paper is backed with acid-free cardstock. Some of the original handwriting appears on the vintage paper.On top is art created

A 7th ACEO in my current pen & wash garden series.

This is a genuine 1887 handwritten ledger page, backed with acid-free cardstock.Some of the original handwriting appears on the vintage paper.On top I’ve done some pen and wash paintings/sketches from my photos of gardens and other delights. It’s an ACEO – 2.5×3.5″ – collectible art trading card size. Done in pen & wash – art journal, sketchbook style.Sometimes a friend just lets you loose in

NEW – Naked ATC / ACEO French typography advertising ephemera backgrounds – digital download.

Today’s new digital download sheet in my Dreamy Papers Etsy store …

Naked ACEO ATC French backgrounds digital collage sheets instant download art – great for jewelry display cards by DreamyPapers on Etsy. by DreamyPapers, $3.50 Naked because they have nothing added – just scanned typography – mostly from Paris businesses. Vintage advertising art. Cards, tags, collage

Art of Jillian Crider 2014-09-12 12:07:00

I was inspired to make these. It’s a new size for me. Collages in 1×2″ rectangles (31 individual images) – to suit necklace pendants and all manner of projects – use in art journals, scrapbooking, ATCs, ACEOs, collages, glass slide jewelry, domino creations, altered arts and more.

Provided as an instant digital download from my ‘DreamyPapers’ shop on Etsy:

Invitation: Monthly Artists’ Reception Friday Sept. 5th 5-7pm Jacksonville, Oregon.


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Artists’ Reception~ ~ ~September ~ ~ ~ Friday 5th, 5pm-7pm. ~ ~ ~ Art
Presence Art Center ~ ~ ~ (Museum grounds, old Children’s Museum bldg)
JACKSONVILLE, Oregon. Please come. Support your local artists. Thank you!

Antique German book pages ephemera packs/bundles available.

I’ve put up some antique paper bundles on Etsy – great for art/craft projects. These are in old German font. From booklets printed late 1800s, early 1900s in the USA. Some have advertising which is interesting and unique. Great inspiration.

Ideas for using antique ephemera book pages for paper arts/crafts – ACEO, greeting cards, tags, art journals, scrapbooks and more.

My latest dollhouse scale original miniature painting (seascape).

MINIATURE: Original watercolor painting. “Drifting” 1:12 scale. 2×1.5″ A peaceful and beautiful colored scene of a tethered dinghy in a marina with gentle reflections. I painted it for the peaceful scene. But ended up loving it for the colors. A great addition to a room box, dollhouse, miniature display or even framed for your walls in a SFA collection. Artist: Jillian Crider. http://

A painting that has seen the world.

This has been tucked away, but I finally got my act together to list it on eBay. “Old Station Cat” has quite a story to tell.The subject is a very elderly and scruffy cat that investigated me while taking photos of his home. An old country railway station that is now converted into a home, but with a lot of old station features, like a ticket office and more.I painted him in quite fine detail,

10 more dollhouse miniature (1:12 scale) paintings.

I’m doing an archive of all my art (no easy task). Currently working on my dollhouse miniatures. I’m up to page 4. This is a link to this page on my ‘artistjillian’ website: Graphic shown above is a pictorial summary of the 10 original paintings on that page. The page includes painting details. All are 1:12 scale. Some of these were done for

New miniature watercolor painting – dollhouse size.

This painting is 2″ x 1.5″ approximately, and an original watercolor painting. One of my favorite subjects and past times.
“It’s a tradition – scones, jam, cream and tea.”
Would look lovely in any dollhouse or miniature setting, such as a room box – such as a tea room or cafe, especially English inspired.
It’s currently available on eBay: