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Sunday, 6 August 2017

Groovy Girl - Challenge 16 We Love to Create Challenge Blog

Today is the start of a new challenge over on the We Love to Create blog

Challenge 16 - Anything Creative /Mixed Media Goes

And we have a great prize from our generous sponsor Premium Art Brands 

This really was a fun quick make, I needed a card in a hurry and one of the best things about Pan Pastels is no drying time.


1- Cut a piece of paper to fit the card blank
2- Cover the card with a layer of white and blend orange tint over the top
3- Lay a stencil over the top and apply yellow ochre and white over the top
4- Lay a different stencil over the top and apply turquoise and white over the top
5- Lay your focal image stencil over the top, apply magenta shade along one side of the image and blend the colour out across the other side.  
6- Finish of by doodling with white and black pens.


Thank you for popping by, please check out the wonderful makes from my teamies 
and join in this great challenge.

Gemma x


Tuesday, 1 August 2017

Anything Goes for the challenge on The Artistic Stamper blog



So it's the 1st of August today and the start of a new challenge theme on The Artistic Stampers blog

This month's theme is
ANYTHING GOES

Which is a favorite of mine as we get to see so many types of creative loveliness. 



- Spread texture paste, through a mask, remove any texture paste that may have ended up in areas you do not want it. 
- Push some beads into the paste for added interest.


- Coat the whole canvas in gesso


- Start spraying your canvas with your chosen colours, I used the orange and yellow from the Dylusions line. 


- Not quite sure what happened to the colours in this photo, Sorry.
-Stamp on the canvas with a calligraphy mat and brown ink and blend some ink around the edges.
- Add ink from the Dylusions slate spray in areas around the texture past to highlight it. Only use a little and add water if it becomes to intense.


- Stampe three butterflies onto scrap card and colour them in with the same colours.
-Add extra detail with a white paint pen and cut them out.


- Glue into place on the canvas board after adding a layer of mat medium strength. 
-Add more interest by going over areas with the white paint pen, I went over most of the calligraphy script.



What's your favorite challenge themes?

Gemma