Sunday, April 6, 2014

"Thorns and Roses "............paperDVIZHNIK Challenge #39

The new challenge at paperDVIZHNIK this month is + punk /grunge. Does it get any better than that !!! My 2 favourite things ! All the details are HERE. Play along and go a little wild. 

Combination of water colour and paper serviettes.

To paint the face I've used a combination of Caran D'Ache Supracolor Soft water soluble colour pencils, Ecoline water Colour and Distress Stains

Some "grungy" details. Texture paste used through chicken wire stencil then reverse chicken wire stencil where I've coloured the texture paste with India Ink. There is probably a cheaper way to colour the texture paste using acrylic paint, but I wanted it to be very, very black and the ink worked perfectly.

This chipboard cross was gessoed white then sprinkled with "Stampendous Aged Copper Embossing Enamel". It is so beautiful and easy to use and quite different from their "Shabby" range of embossing enamels. You all probably already knew that, but it was the very creative  Louise Nelson who gave me  the heads up on this great product + a little personal demo x.
Thank you for dropping by. Hope the week ahead is full of creative surprises.
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  1. WOW!! Awesome work. She looks amazing. Loving the wonderful colors you used here.


  2. This is sensational! I love the colors on her face, stunning background work too, incredible creating!

  3. wow with a capital W .... inspiring x

  4. Breath taking work. She positively lives!!

  5. Wow, awesome, absolutely LOVE this!

  6. The colouring on her face is just amazing. Loving the effect of that Aged Copper Embossing Enamel as well. Inspiring page!

  7. Truly gorgeous face...marvelous colors and texture!


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