Wednesday, 24 June 2015

Back to Journaling

I was at a loss today, jobs done etc, etc.

I roamed from room to room, watched the end of a chick flic ( film Steve doesn't want to watch), had a cuppa tea and finally opened up one of my art journals.

I found a page that I had started a while ago and decided to finish it off.

This is how it turned out.


The page was made up of a base of recycled packaging from masks/stencils, you may recognise it.
 
 
White gesso was added to the page and rubbed off to reveal packaging underneath. Texture paste was added to areas and then clear gesso coated the whole page to add tooth for the next stage.

Three Lindy's Spray gang colours were used all over the page to produce lush rich colours.
A metal embelishment provided the body of the moth. Micro beads in two colours were mixed with soft gel and added to the page.
Wording was added to the page,  "Adventure", as in an adventure into colour, I'm not a fan of pink but this page is yum, even if I do say so myself. The title was layered onto  plaster strip and stamped images.
Here are a few more photos.

 

Sue x

12 comments:

  1. fantastic texture, what a wonderful spread!

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  2. Looks stunning I'll have to see this one in the flesh
    Happy craftin
    Rebecca

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  3. The texture and the way the colors blend into each other is very cool. Nice artwork!

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  4. oh wow, this is amazing, the texture is so rich, kinda want to reach in and run my fingers over it! Beautiful art journaling work!

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  5. Really nice journal spread! Love the colours and texture :-)

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  6. Fantastic journal spread!!! It really is an adventure ♥

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  7. Turned out fabulous! Love love love!

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  8. I simply adore your beautiful creation!

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  9. The texture is amazing and the colours look great. Love it!

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  10. The texture s you created are amazing! The colors add another layer and and work well together. Do love those micro beads!

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  11. I love all that texture. Great work.

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  12. Gorgeous ! love all the texture and the colours !
    Mary

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