Sunday, 10 October 2010

Sun is shining, internet is back online, all is good with the world :)

 In a previous post I promised to post the photos of the pages that I did when Anna came to play last Friday. I was inspired by the alcohol technique and a stencil that I had.
I started with a background painted in Jo Sonja Orange and Yellow Deep, blended in stripes across the pages. Then when the background was dry I painted a coat of watery black over the top.

 While the black was still wet I flicked drops of Jo Sonja Glass and Tile Medium part A over the top which created these cool patterns.

 I then looked to my stencils and used what was supposed to be an octopus. Anna saw a head with spiky, wavy hair so I stenciled with Carbon Black and then with Pale Gold on one side

I also had a pad of adhesive patterned papers and cut out dress shapes and stuck them on.

And came up with this. I thought the colours of the dresses went well with the background

I then used my Pale Gold paint and a border stamp that had dots and stars in it.

Added some journalling and thoughts on what the page was saying to me.
We all are individuals, with our own inner strength just waiting to be tapped. We all have our own inner wisdom if we choose to listen to it instead of listening to everyone else. Afterall we know ourselves the best don't we.

So ask yourself periodically - 
Are you listening to your inner wisdom, the part of you who knows you the best, who has your best interests at heart?

Enjoy your weekends everyone


Unknown said...

love that effect. not sure what that primer is or if i could get a hold of it, but i bet it's cheaper than flow enhancer or other mediums that can achieve such effects.

LOVE the finished page. really different.

Serena Lewis said...

WOW...this turned out fabulous, Lee!

ArtfulLee Designed said...

Monica it is the similar to Isopropyl alcohol

MissKoolAid said...

Love love love these pages! The background is absolutely stunning and the "girls" are such fun.

Creative Gypsy said...

LOVE this! Would love to add this example to my site - very inspiring!

Tyggereye said...

Wow this is my fav! I love the people on the page all flowy and cool looking. LOVE how you did the background. I'm going to have to try that technique.

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