bleach pens

By Rachel Awes on July 29, 2010

last weekend i got to play at jen’s house.

she hosted an art party w/lots of fun new tools
to experiment with.
i tried out the bleach pen.
lots of fun to wash it away & see what emerged underneath!
lots of love to all that’s emerging for you. xo

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  1. OMG I have to try that, too cool!!!!! I love the back of that jacket, it’s so whimsical!!

  2. i’m so happy your projects were a success! how fun to peek underneath the bleach to see what was happening, and to help you rinse under the sink was a delight! xo, jen

  3. S. Etole says:

    that jacket speaks!

  4. Eden says:

    Who would’ve thought that this would be such a simple yet effective tool!! I love what you did with it too!!

  5. wanda miller says:

    whoa, what a great idea…thanks for sharing…i LOVE what you decided on to draw!! what fun xoxo

  6. I found the bleach pens awhile a go and have had good fun with them…amazing the uses!
    Thank you for visiting my blog!

  7. Diane says:

    Yes, very very cool–I’ll have to try a bleach pen!

  8. The little bird is still my fav, but I love seeing how the jean jacket turned out. It’s fabulous!

  9. sherilee says:

    Your projects are beautiful! I can see that turning out SO differently if I gave it a whirl… kind of like laundry gone wild. Ha.

  10. How cute! Off to get a bleach pen!

  11. Oh this is so cute and clever too. I really like the jackie. Such a conversation piece. Great work.

  12. That is just the COOLEST toy!!!!!!!!!
    Thanks for tucking some possibility in
    my pocket today….it’s like finding a new-to-me great song!

    Oh to create beauty with bleach.
    Talk about redemptive!
    -Jennifer

  13. That looks like fun. Love the little bird.
    Happy weekend, jj

  14. Lori says:

    Cute! I’ve never seen that!

  15. Carissa says:

    Ohmygosh! Thats SO cooooooooool! The jacket w/ your girlie on it is my favorite! But then again I love the birdie and the flowerie goodness too. I’m going to have to try this bleach pen method!

    You spark my light.

    And I love you <<>>

    Carissa

  16. chrissy says:

    i love love love that you were bleaching and drawing and soaking in the love with new found art buddies…
    how blessed!
    missing you!
    {love the jacket by the way}
    is there room for that on the never ending upward spiral of cards upon your head?
    sprinkling stars tonight.
    deer.
    xo
    c

  17. Nevin says:

    So cute… beautiful. beautiful. beautiful XX

  18. Diana Evans says:

    oh that looks like fun!!!

  19. Hi Rachel,

    Thanks for stopping by my blog & congrats to you too on the Artful Blogging article! So fun to see it all in print, isn’t it?

    Love your little bleach pen birdy…what a great idea. 🙂

    xo ~ k

  20. koralee says:

    Thank you for leaving me such a sweet comment…your blog is lovely..I have not gotten to my Artful blogger magazine yet…I so need to take a time to visit all the amazing blogs. I will visit you first..and read all about you.. maybe tonight before I head off to bed…I am sure I am in for a treat.
    Oh I do love the birdy …so so sweet. Have a great evening. xoxoxo

  21. Dee says:

    An art party sounds like fun. I think it would be something my art guild would like to do.I have never heard of a bleach pen.I will have to look for one. 🙂

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