Wednesday, July 2, 2014

I'm Coming Clean....paperDVIZHNIK Challenge #45

Challenge #45 at paperDVIZHNIK is "IN MOTION". Capturing or representing movement. 
So good to see Ausie gal Jasmine Shea is the dvizhnik special guest there this month, and her page is just amazing......totally encapsulates this whole idea of motion, both by the photo she's used and by the art she has created around it. Check it out HERE at paperDVIZHNIK along with the other fab DT work and how you can join this challenge.

As for my page; very clean, neat and tidy for splatters and splotches or a million textural layers in the background (just a few dribbles). I find it fun and refreshing to sometimes work in a different style. 
But, there was a purpose to keeping this page "clean".....the images are of my daughter having a good old belly laugh.....throwing her head back then bending forward, cracking up at: well, I can't remember what; but I wanted the silhouette of her movement to be the focus of the page......hence the stark, white background. The circular swish of the yellow paint is meant to draw your eye around the images and high light the movement as well as act as a frame for the faces.
Lots of layers underneath tho; paper, washi, stamps, texture paste, acrylic paint, Indian Ink, chipboard and other embellishments.

Papers are a mixture of 7 Dots Studio "Cold Country" and "Nature Walk"

Chipboard 'happy' from Imaginarium Design kindly gifted to me by the sweet Natalie "Happy Daks" May. I have temporarily abandoned my beloved water colours for this page, and used only acrylic paint and Indian Ink.
I think I have to confess to being subconsciously influenced by the beautiful, fresh mood board from last month at Scrap Around The World with my colour choices..... thanks Di Garling

Movement is such a fabulous kick start idea for a page....please come and join us at paperDVIZHNIK this month. Details HERE.

As always, thanks for visiting today. Have a great week, and make all your movements fun, passionate, purposeful and rewarding !
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  1. WOW awesome just love it, from the great photos to all those amazing little details Gayle!!!! Beautiful!

  2. Oh wow I do love the sequence of photos and love the color combo and all the elements under your photos too.. Fabulous take on the movement theme!

  3. wow Gayle, just fabulous! you have such an amazing eye for design, the clean background and bright yellow circle really do highlight the movement in your photos and the details below are really super, what a great interpretation! love it.

  4. waouh! looooove it! the movement is very well represented by circle and photos !

  5. uoooo!!!!! Love it!!!! It's amazing!!!!

  6. love the yellow background with the black accents, looks fabulous, your attention to details are amazing, love it

  7. Such a wonderful page Gayle!! Really amazing!!!

  8. Très jolie page, j'aime beaucoup le mélange du noir et du tous ces petits détails à découvrir. C'est magnifique.

  9. Fabulous, happy layout. Wonderful details and love the circular swish of yellow.


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