Hi everyone I hope you are well and getting time to be crafty.
Our topic for the week is book covers.
I started with painting the main part with Deco media paints.
I used blue colour washes over the first layer which had been
lightly stamped with Andy Skinners industrial stamps.
I used a compass stamp from my stash to place in the
This was glued on to a Tando circle prior to being glued into place.
I tried to capture the old gold gleam that comes off the aged metal
the photo's don't quite capture it.
I used a metal compass that I had in my stash to go in the area
underneath the main focal point.
I had put crackle paste around the edges and painted them
I highlighted these with treasure gold. I did do the back
but will show you that in a different post one thing I
learnt is if you are doing a book always paint
the base on both front and back at the
same time.As they are slightly different
- Tando Creative products used for the front cover Neil Walkers Book plate NWMCHNCAL
- Deco Art's Media paint's:- Primary Magenta, Quinacridone Red,Vermillion, Cobalt Turquoise, Gold Metallic, Quinacridone Gold & Paynes Grey.
- Deco Art's Antiquing cream Carbon Black.
- Deco Art Crackle paste and liquid glass.