Marion Kaye
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  • Glen Waverley, Victoria
  • Australia

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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 23, 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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Marion Kaye replied to Marion Kaye's discussion CLOSED - MONTHLY ARTIST SWAP OCTOBER 2019 - IN THE STYLE OF  - FRIEDENSREICH HUNDERTWASSER in the group Swap Art
"Hi Dabau, so glad they arrived safely and you liked them, Marion xoxoxo"
Dec 3
Dabau Singh-Heer replied to Marion Kaye's discussion CLOSED - MONTHLY ARTIST SWAP OCTOBER 2019 - IN THE STYLE OF  - FRIEDENSREICH HUNDERTWASSER in the group Swap Art
"Marion I received your cards a couple of days ago, they are great, love them Receiving them reminded me I hadn't finished or sent mine to Sharon :( Sharon, I have finished and sealed ready to be in the mail tomorrow, so very very sorry for such…"
Dec 3
Marion Riddell replied to Marion Kaye's discussion MONTHLY ARTIST SWAP NOVEMBER 2019 - IN THE STYLE OF  - YULIA BRODSKAYA in the group Swap Art
"Marion Riddell  5 Osborne Avenue  Belgrave Heights  Victoria 3160 Australia "
Nov 8
Marion Kaye replied to Marion Kaye's discussion CLOSED MONTHLY ARTIST SWAP SEPTEMBER 2019 - IN THE STYLE OF  - YAYOI KUSAMA in the group Swap Art
"Hi Strwbry,  I received your beautiful artwork "in the style of Yayoi Kusama" for September and I must apologise for not having replied sooner but I was away for October in Japan for a wedding.  It arrived while I was overseas…"
Nov 6
Marion Kaye replied to Marion Kaye's discussion MONTHLY ARTIST SWAP NOVEMBER 2019 - IN THE STYLE OF  - YULIA BRODSKAYA in the group Swap Art
"Marion Kaye29 Orchard StGlen Waverley 3150VictoriaAustralia"
Nov 3
Marion Kaye added a discussion to the group Swap Art
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MONTHLY ARTIST SWAP NOVEMBER 2019 - IN THE STYLE OF  - YULIA BRODSKAYA

CLOSEDMONTHLY ARTIST SWAP NOVEMBER 2019 - IN THE STYLE OF  - YULIA BRODSKAYA***Create ONE Postcard rectangular or 6" x 4" / 15cm x 10cm or 4" x 4"  / 10cm x 10cm (approximately) for ONE partner *** YOU CAN MAKE YOUR POSTCARD SIZE SMALLER OR LARGER IF YOU WISH, JUST REMEMBER POSTAGE COSTS ARE UP TO YOU.  The choice is yours as to whether you use an envelope or not. The choice of material you use to create your art in for this swap is up to YOU.WHEN YOU SIGN UP PLEASE USE YOUR MEMBER NAME FOR THE…See More
Nov 3
Marion Kaye replied to Marion Kaye's discussion CLOSED - MONTHLY ARTIST SWAP OCTOBER 2019 - IN THE STYLE OF  - FRIEDENSREICH HUNDERTWASSER in the group Swap Art
"PARTNERS - post to Marion K - Dabau Dabau - Sharon Sharon - Maz (MarionR) Maz (Marion R) - Marion K"
Nov 3
karen knapp replied to Marion Kaye's discussion CLOSED MONTHLY ARTIST SWAP SEPTEMBER 2019 - IN THE STYLE OF  - YAYOI KUSAMA in the group Swap Art
"Sharon O, received your beautiful card yesterday.  Love it.  Thank you very much.  Glad to have been your partner again. :) Marion R.  I am still working on yours... I had sent a friend request to you a while back, and a message…"
Oct 7
Marion Riddell replied to Marion Kaye's discussion MONTHLY ARTIST SWAP OCTOBER 2019 - IN THE STYLE OF  - FRIEDENSREICH HUNDERTWASSER in the group Swap Art
"Marion Riddell (Maz ) 5 Osborne Avenue Belgrave Heights Victoria  Australia  3160"
Oct 7
Marion Riddell liked Marion Kaye's discussion MONTHLY ARTIST SWAP OCTOBER 2019 - IN THE STYLE OF  - FRIEDENSREICH HUNDERTWASSER
Oct 7
Marion Kaye replied to Marion Kaye's discussion CLOSED MONTHLY ARTIST SWAP SEPTEMBER 2019 - IN THE STYLE OF  - YAYOI KUSAMA in the group Swap Art
"No problems at all, I look forward to receiving it."
Oct 5
Marion Kaye replied to Marion Kaye's discussion CLOSED MONTHLY ARTIST SWAP SEPTEMBER 2019 - IN THE STYLE OF  - YAYOI KUSAMA in the group Swap Art
"No problems Dabau, glad they arrived safely."
Oct 5
Dabau Singh-Heer replied to Marion Kaye's discussion CLOSED MONTHLY ARTIST SWAP SEPTEMBER 2019 - IN THE STYLE OF  - YAYOI KUSAMA in the group Swap Art
"Received your cards and printouts many days ago and still haven't been able to post pics on here :( Thank you Marion, yes I agree - I too really enjoyed Yayoi's dotty themes - very relaxing. Hundertwasser is very different and more of a…"
Oct 5
Marion Kaye replied to Marion Kaye's discussion MONTHLY ARTIST SWAP OCTOBER 2019 - IN THE STYLE OF  - FRIEDENSREICH HUNDERTWASSER in the group Swap Art
"Dear Swappers, for this swap, I will be late closing and putting up partners as I am heading off on holidays and will not be arriving home until 26th October.  I hope you will forgive me this month for not being on time?  Regards, Marion…"
Oct 5
sharon oppenheimer replied to Marion Kaye's discussion MONTHLY ARTIST SWAP OCTOBER 2019 - IN THE STYLE OF  - FRIEDENSREICH HUNDERTWASSER in the group Swap Art
"sharon Oppenheimer edif. Caixa Bank local 4 urb. Guadalmina Alta San Pedro de Alcantara Malaga Spain 29678"
Oct 4
Dabau Singh-Heer replied to Marion Kaye's discussion MONTHLY ARTIST SWAP OCTOBER 2019 - IN THE STYLE OF  - FRIEDENSREICH HUNDERTWASSER in the group Swap Art
"Add me in please, Dabau Singh-Heer 221 Herbert Road, RD1 Huntly 3772,New Zealand"
Oct 3

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 35 years. We have 2 children, Alicen who is 30 and David who is 26. Alicen lives with her partner, Josh, in Launceston, Tasmania another state of Australia. David is still living at home with John and me.
We have 2 dogs, Chocky a poodle cross who is about 7 and Tia a maltese cross who is about 6. Chocky and Tia are rescue dogs we adopted.  We are also permanently fostering two elderly dogs, who are both 13, Max and Snowy.
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.
My favourite colour is blue.
I love.............
Decaffeinated weak black tea 
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, especially see more of Norway.
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 9, 2015 at 4:20am 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 7:19am 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 9:57am 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 11:09am 0 Comments

Mandala workshop tomorrow for 3 lovely hours, cannot wait.

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At 6:51pm on March 6, 2019, An. M. Sudyka said…

Thanks Marion for hosting this swap, it sounds interesting.

At 4:47am on July 15, 2018, Stacy Woolsey said…

Sorry we were not able to meet up, hope you made it home safely.

Stacy

At 7:42pm 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 9:08am 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 3:50pm 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 9:19am 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 4:55pm on June 24, 2015, Crystal Parker said…

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

At 3:27am on May 9, 2015, Pandalana Williams said…

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

At 2:24am on May 6, 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 6:22am 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!
 
 
 

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