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Wednesday, 11 May 2011

Paint Job

Hello, welcome to another Wednesday with me and Carol. We've had the paints out this week (and probably both have the gunky fingers to prove it!).

Carol has made this fabulous piece with a beautiful weathered verdigris look to it.

She started by painting four wavy twinchies with Claudine Hellmuth Traditional Tan acrylic paint, then spritzed with Adirondack colour wash and Dylusions peridot ink spray. The pieces were then blotted dry, pieced together and stamped.

Carol used with watercolour pencils and Neocolour 11 watersoluble wax pastels to enhance the image, sanded back the edges of the pieces and finished with some gold acrylic paint.

Gorgeous, isn't it? Stop by {Carol's blog} for more details.

I went for texture with my paint by painting a heavy layer of gesso onto my journaling block and stamping into it with a background stamp. Once dry, I added a layer of crimson acrylic paint and when that was almost dry, dabbed gently with a baby wipe to highlight the texture.

I've added stamped images, punched stars and some gold Rub n Buff around the edges to finish.

Full supplies etc listed {here} on my blog if anyone would like them.

Thanks for stopping by today, hope to see you again soon!


Karen said...

These are both really different but both really striking. Lovely work xxx

Zoechaos said...

Girls you are so inspiring with these fabulous pieces and wonderful weekly posting. XOXO Zoe

tracy said...

those are lovely girls :)

Kaz said...

These are both gorgeous - I love seeing what you come up with xx

Uhooi said...

Craft a good, creative and interesting,

Di said...

These are fabulous ladies, I love them xx