Thursday, April 23, 2015
Did this as a Make It Take It at the store. Folks did a really good job. I was hoping to take some of the intimidation factor out of Stampscapes. From the response, it looked like it worked! Am hoping to turn this into a birthday card for a friend who loves horses. There wasn't any masking for this card. Color was added with dye inks and sponge tools with a little extra help from Copic markers for extra detail.
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Was really pleased how this turned out for a recent demo. The background was done using the Dilusion sprays with stencils. Once dry, a Stencilgirl bird stencil was placed over the paper. Then Dina Wakely orange paint was added to transclucent paste and applied over top. While the paste was still wet, hot pink glass micro beads were added to the bellies of the birds. Once the paste was dry, all the birds were outlined in with a white pen. Not hard to do, just takes so time and patience to allow each stage to dry.
Friday, April 17, 2015
There is so much to love about washi tape. I've used it often in mixed media settings but today went for a purer, simpler look. Memory Box has this butterfly die that fits perfectly on the front of the card. I saved the cut out butterfly for another time. The outline of the image was on a separate piece of paper. The washi tape was placed on the front of the card and then the top piece was glued over it. Some pink ink was sponged into the corners. The words are from a Dare 2b Artzy set.
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Saturday, April 11, 2015
Friday, April 10, 2015
Dare 2b Artzy has a great set that enables you to not only do 2 step stamping, it has additional stamps you can decorate with and even add words. It all comes together here with the help of Versafine pads in green and orange. It takes me back to the late 60's!
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
It's time for Art Journal. I'm getting ready for class tomorrow. Our pages will be good for using up little embellishments. The theme as you can see, is about mail. I have an abundant amount of stamp items regarding this theme. There is just something about getting real letters in the mail. So much history is preserved thanks to letters. So this is my tribute page to letters.
Sunday, April 5, 2015
Thursday, April 2, 2015
Not been much of a spring yet, so any day with sunshine has been enjoyed more than ever. And, for those days we don't, I've been making my own sunshine with this card. The sun was cut from a die by Mama Elephant. Words are by Hampton Arts. Still having computer issues so still not back up to full speed with frequent cards. Thanks for your patience.