Marion Kaye
  • Female
  • Glen Waverley, Victoria
  • Australia

Marion Kaye's Friends

  • Brian G Strange
  • Ashley West
  • Sharon Hennessy
  • Bonniediva
  • Freyja Bergthorson
  • kathy miller
  • bhuvan
  • Luiza Malinowska
  • Lauri Crowe
  • Beverley Williams
  • Judie Martinez
  • An. M. Sudyka
  • Judie Martinez
  • Peter Dranitsin
  • allison erickson-wygal

Marion Kaye's Discussions

I need help understanding shadows, light and dark, etc, please and thank-you.

Started Aug 2, 2015 0 Replies

I have always had a hard time working out where I shade for shadows to create depth, etc, in my artwork.  I would love it if anyone has the time to give me easy to understasnd tips and tricks on how…READ MORE

GLUE for mixed media, collage, atc's

Started this discussion. Last reply by Judie Martinez Sep 22, 2015. 4 Replies

Can experienced ATC makers please suggest good glues to use to make ATC's with?  I am new to creating ATC's and love doing them but I am finding the glue I have been using, although sticks really…READ MORE

Tags: atc's, postcards, collage, Glue

ATC's

Started this discussion. Last reply by michele josiane martin May 7, 2014. 24 Replies

Can experienced ATC makers please suggest good glues to use to make ATC's with?  I am new to creating ATC's and love doing them but I am finding the glue I have been using, although sticks really…READ MORE

Tags: postcards, collage, media, mixed, ATC

Adding friends from The Art Colony site?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Thaneeya McArdle Sep 25, 2013. 4 Replies

I am new to the site and cannot see where or how I add friends from this site to my page please?  I have had a look at the guidelines but I cannot see it mind you I might not be looking in the right…READ MORE

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Linda B replied to Marion Kaye's discussion CLOSED - Mandala Postcard in the group Swap Art
"This incredible mandala is from Alicen.  Look at the legs all around the circle!!!  ~~what patience this must have taken to create.  And as I stare into the middle of the circle, I feel that I am being drawn in in in!!!  I do…"
Oct 4, 2016
Linda B replied to Marion Kaye's discussion CLOSED - Mandala Postcard in the group Swap Art
Oct 4, 2016
Linda B replied to Marion Kaye's discussion CLOSED September Colour Wheel Postcard Swap -Triad Colour's Yellow, Red and Blue in the group Swap Art
"And here's a bonus that Bonnie sent along - an ATC.  The message is fascinating.  Tell us, Bonnie, how you came up with it!  :-)s"
Oct 4, 2016
Linda B replied to Marion Kaye's discussion CLOSED September Colour Wheel Postcard Swap -Triad Colour's Yellow, Red and Blue in the group Swap Art
"Awesome postcard from Bonniediva for the Sept swap!  These ladies in the card seem to know how to live!!  Thanks so much, Bonnie."
Oct 4, 2016
Debra Kay replied to Marion Kaye's discussion CLOSED September Colour Wheel Postcard Swap -Triad Colour's Yellow, Red and Blue in the group Swap Art
"I'm glad you liked them Bonnie! And thanks for the compliment, Susanne!"
Oct 2, 2016
Bonniediva replied to Marion Kaye's discussion CLOSED September Colour Wheel Postcard Swap -Triad Colour's Yellow, Red and Blue in the group Swap Art
"I got these two beautiful postcards today from Debra Tracy. The yellow didn't scan well, but it's so bright and beautiful! LOVE them both."
Oct 1, 2016
sharon oppenheimer replied to Marion Kaye's discussion CLOSED - Mandala Postcard in the group Swap Art
"New Mandala from Marion R. Such a beautiful color !! Love the layering and design. Thank you so much for the extras !! xx"
Sep 30, 2016
Cindy Poulos replied to Marion Kaye's discussion CLOSED September Colour Wheel Postcard Swap -Triad Colour's Yellow, Red and Blue in the group Swap Art
"Hi Marion, I received atc's and postcard today, thank you so much...enjoy your little break away with your daughter... Here is the Postcard from Marion, absolutely beautiful the way you have blended the colour's in the background...The…"
Sep 29, 2016
Linda B replied to Marion Kaye's discussion CLOSED September Colour Wheel Postcard Swap -Triad Colour's Yellow, Red and Blue in the group Swap Art
"Marion, your postcard is on its way!  :-)s"
Sep 27, 2016
Linda B replied to Marion Kaye's discussion October Colour Wheel Postcard Swap in the group Swap Art
"Sign me up, Marion!  :-)s   ``<address private>"
Sep 27, 2016
Linda B replied to Marion Kaye's discussion CLOSED - Mandala Postcard in the group Swap Art
"Alicen, your amazing mandala arrived yesterday - along with some neat extras.  I'll post a picture as soon as I can.  Thanks so much!"
Sep 27, 2016
Bonniediva replied to Marion Kaye's discussion October Colour Wheel Postcard Swap in the group Swap Art
"I'm in! Bonniediva, 1716 Lind Lane, Gurnee, IL 60031 USA"
Sep 26, 2016
Debra Kay replied to Marion Kaye's discussion October Colour Wheel Postcard Swap in the group Swap Art
"Now that I've got the hang of it, sign me up for this one too.  Debra Tracy PO Box 25848 Fresno CA 93729 USA"
Sep 26, 2016
Cindy Poulos replied to Marion Kaye's discussion CLOSED AUGUST COLOUR WHEEL POSTCARD SWAP - YOUR CHOICE (Complementary colours) in the group Swap Art
"Hi Maz, you didn't have to send me August postcard, it was to go to Elaine, .....my mind went into overdrive thinking I forgot to post photo, scurried through all my received cards, then looked at the partner's list....lol  "
Sep 26, 2016
Cindy Poulos replied to Marion Kaye's discussion October Colour Wheel Postcard Swap in the group Swap Art
"I'm in for this one please Marion  : )  Cindy Poulos  36 Fryar Road EAGLEBY QLD 4207  AUSTRALIA"
Sep 26, 2016
Marion Kaye replied to Marion Kaye's discussion CLOSED - Mandala Postcard in the group Swap Art
"Stunning everyone,  I love everyone of them."
Sep 26, 2016

About Me

My name is Marion and I live in Glen Waverley which is a suburb of Melbourne, the capital city in the state of Victoria in Australia. I have lived in Victoria, Australia all of my life except when I lived in Stockholm, Sweden for 5 months in 1989. I love anything Swedish and we took the family back to visit in 2010 for 6 weeks in Winter, it was amazing and wonderful and I totally feel at home in Scandinavia.
Australia has a population of nearly 24,000,000
I am married to John and we have been married 33 years. We have 2 children, Alicen who is 28 and David who is 24. Alicen lives with her partner, Josh, in Launceston, Tasmania another state of Australia. David is still living at home with John and I.
We have 2 dogs, Chocky a poodle cross who is about 6 and Tia a maltese cross who is about 4. Chocky and Tia are rescue dogs we adopted.
My elderly parents live in their own unit attached to our home.
I love art and creating. I studied a Diploma in Studio, Stitch and Textiles through 2000 - 2002. I am now a Holistic Art Therapist, I got my Diploma in 2007-2008 and work casually in this field.
I love 'arty farty' stuff and I have set up one of the bedrooms in my home as my studio, just for me.
I particularly love textiles and creating using felt and embroidery threads and freehand stitching and I also love collage work with paper and painting mandalas using acrylic paints.
Fave crafts, I love anything I can do with my hands and I have just begun learning mosaics 2016.
My favourite colour is blue.
I love.............
Decaffeinated weak black tea and my favourite brand is Tetley
I love fridge magnets.
I love my dogs who are integral members of my family.
I love walking my dogs around my neighbourhood and looking at the houses and the gardens.
I love colour.
I love my home and my family.
I love friendships.
I love giving and receiving.
I love art and craft and have tried many and varied ones during my lifetime to date and I will continue to learn and try new ones.
I love cooler weather.
I enjoy writing letters.
I love teddy bears and I still have mine that was given to me at the age of 1 year old. I used to make them but then moved onto another craft.
I love creating mandala's.
I love travelling and would like to visit Canada, Russia and go back to Scandinavia.
I love IKEA.
I love gardening and I am enjoying succulents.
So that is me and I hope you enjoyed reading all about me because I enjoyed sharing with you.

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Posted on May 8, 2015 at 11:20pm 0 Comments

Wow, I am just catching up on all the wonderful postings for swaps.  I have not been online for a fortnight as I visited my daughter in Launceston, Tasmania and unfortunately I left home with asthma and a cold virus, which went to severe bronchitis, while in Tassie.  I am home again and finally beginning to feel 85% well again, it was horrid.  I hope everyone else is fit and well out there in TAC and…

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Life

Posted on November 17, 2013 at 2:19am 2 Comments

Well life, the reality of life, has taken over my artistic freedom and of late I have none.  It has been hectic.  I have been facilitating a number of art therapy workshops (which is great) and the preparation has involved all of my free time.  But...these workshops are easing with Christmas on the horizon and the summer holidays here in Aus when life begins a slower pace while universities and school are closed.  Roads become quieter and as the weather heats up people stop inside with…

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2nd Birthday for The Art Colony Swap

Posted on July 14, 2013 at 4:57am 4 Comments

I have just finished my surprise ATC's for my 4 partners in this swap, I created 4 cupcake's, each one individual for each person and I had such a fabulous time making them.  I will be posting them off tomorrow, all of them to the United States. Sunday 14th July 2013 7pm Aussie time.

Mandala

Posted on June 5, 2013 at 6:09am 0 Comments

Mandala workshop tomorrow for 3 lovely hours, cannot wait.

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At 2:42pm on May 26, 2016, Tracy Files said…

Yes I did thank you so much. I have been on vacation and moving to a new home so have not checked my email in a while. I will try to post pics after the move as it is now packed away. Thanks again!

At 4:08am on February 1, 2016, kathy miller said…

Hi and a lovely am to you, Miss Marion, My address is as follows;

Kathleen Miller

Thymely Manor

11 Old Church Road

Robesonia, PA 19551 USA

At 10:50am on November 16, 2015, sharon oppenheimer said…

Hi Marion, Loved looking through all your mandalas. I wish I could attend your mandala class. Have you ever thought about doing a tutorial? I always love creating mandalas and am eager to learn all the many different approaches. Love all your ATCs as well and I think your postcard swap is a brilliant idea. I think we are all ready to go bigger !! Thanks for hosting these swaps and bringing the swap group back to life !! XX

At 4:19am on July 28, 2015, Dabau Singh-Heer said…

Hi Marion, good idea.  There were three Lindas and I didn't know where she lived or which one to send a friend request to.  You are doing marvellously with these swaps Marion, love them, THANK YOU.  Best Wishes, Dabau.

At 11:55am on June 24, 2015, Crystal Parker said…

Can you send me Dabua's address for the purple swap by pm?

At 10:27pm on May 8, 2015, Pandalana Williams said…

No worries!  I am glad you are starting to feel better!!!

At 9:24pm on May 5, 2015, allison erickson-wygal said…

My mother and I are confuse on the art swap and the one color art work. Is this the same? Mom received a card from you and 1 other person. She is getting her stuff together to send back reply's to both of yall. Is that what is suppose to be done. Is the work from the one color art or is it ant art. Why do we need 4 returns who gets the other 2? What is ATC"s? Confused need help lol.

At 1:22am on April 27, 2015, Tricia De Luna said…
Marion, may I have Jen and Riyas's addresses please for the green swap?
Thanks so much!
At 10:49pm on April 24, 2015, Tricia De Luna said…
Gosh! Well I feel stupid! That's weird ! I'm sorry to have bothered you and Linda with this trivial matter.

I hope they come up with a cure for forgetfulness sooner than later.
At 6:32am on April 16, 2015, cheekyjane said…

Hey Marion...thank you for the lovely comments and likes on my art work...very much appreciated.....xx

 
 
 

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