What a beautiful site! I saved a few other things but the first thing I saw that really sent me were the vases. I'm a geek about glass. I thought it would make a great background, using yesterday's MIX (reverse stenciling) but what to put on it? Then I found the faces....I'm a geek about funky faces. So the geek squad told me what to do.
I used many acrylic paints, mostly metallic, different brands. I used Gesso on the wc paper, painted on some stripes of copper and gold and used a stencil with some straight lines, a bit wonky, thick and thin lines. Wiped with a baby wipe, then turned the stencil around and added more paint, adding some ice blue metallic. I mixed three paints to get the dark blue for the faces (that stencil is Dina Wakely, I think). Added some micro beads for emphasis and used an oldie but goodie sentiment. I had a blast!
Date: Saturday, June 12, 2021 GMT Views: 314
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Sat, Jun 12, 2021 @ 1:14 PM
Oh, glad I saw this. It is spectacular.....so different. I love those gold and copper stripes. Super techniques.
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Sat, Jun 12, 2021 @ 1:52 PM
WOW...you nailed the inspiration pieces and I love your reverse stenciling. Those faces are fab and I almost missed the microbeads....glad I read the entire description...how cool to use those to emphasize the outlines.
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Sat, Jun 12, 2021 @ 7:21 PM
Wow..another awesome card. I shall have to read how you did your BG again…it is amazing and at first I thought it was a paper towel BG. Love the faces. They remind me of Dina Wakley’s stamps. All in all just awesome. TFS. Happy day
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