dinsdag 16 september 2014

Art brings Balance in my life.

This spread I made in my large Dylusions journal and was inspired by Donna Downey. I would have never picked those colours together myself, but seeing one of her works in this colour combination I decided to go for it too, and lo and behold; it works. Well, for me anyhow!
I started the page by gluing down some squres and rectangles of leftover white cardstock, then I gessoed and using a spatula to make some texture with modeling paste. I glued some pieces from an old dictionary to my spread and randomly stuck some old canvas letter stickers on. Then I wrote some words on which came to mind like 'messing about' and clueless, which I was at the start of this spread LOL!
I used denim blue and slate grey with glazing medium to emphasize the texture. Then I used some Quinacridone Azo Gold by golden with a dotted stencil here and there. With my fingers I added some Deco Art transparant Red Iron Oxide, and around the blue circles I drew red circles with Amsterdam Carmine red.
I wrote the words with a black Identipen.
With some diluted black acrylic paint I made splatters and some stripes with an old creditcard. Furthermore I added black distressing around the edges of the spread with a black Gelato.
With the leftover diluted red paint I made some drippage on the top left corner and close to the circles. I didn't want to overdo is because I feel the red really stands out, so I stopped there.
I hope you like my new spread, I thoroughly enjoyed making it. Tomorrow is my day off and I will definitely be crafting!! Have a great evening, hugs Frea
Challenges:
http://www.ttcrd.blogspot.nl/2014/09/ttcrd-challenge-september-16-september.html
http://agirlwhocraftschalengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/2014/08/september-anything-goes-challenge.html
http://alteredeclectics.blogspot.co.uk/2014/09/september-challenge-time.html
http://pictureandscrap.blogspot.nl/2014/09/udfordring-82-alt-er-tilladt_14.html
http://fattastictuesday.blogspot.nl/2014/09/fan-tastic-tuesday-challenge-53.html
http://www.themirrorcrack1d.blogspot.co.uk/2014/09/01-anything-mixed-media-goes.html
http://thesistersofcraft.blogspot.co.uk/2014/09/sisters-of-craft-september-anything.html
http://craftsandmeinspiration.blogspot.co.uk/2014/09/september-challenge-150-time-for.html
http://ladybugcrafts.blogspot.nl/2014/09/september-challenge-july-winner.html
http://oddballstamps.blogspot.nl/2014/09/lots-of-circles-challenge.html

15 opmerkingen:

  1. Loving your journal page, great combination of colours and texture.
    Thanks for sharing this with us at The Mirror Crack'd and good luck with the challenge.
    Angela x

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  2. wawwww så super flot ♥

    10000 tak for at du deltager på Card and scraps udfordring.

    knuzzzz ♥

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  3. Thank you for participating in the Card and Scraps challenge

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  4. Love the colours and texture of your page. Thank you for joining The Mirror Crack'd challenge.

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  5. Wow what a great project hun love it and thank you for joining us at Fan-Tastic Tuesday - hope to see u again real soon hugs Judith DT x

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  6. Thank you for entering the anything goes challenge over at a Girl who crafts. I love this art Journal piece.
    Floss
    DT

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  7. Gorgeous messy mixed media, it has a wonderful freedom about it.
    Thanks for joining us at TMC.
    Smiles:)
    Sue

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  8. This is fabulous - love it hun..Thank you for sharing with us Altered Eclectics this month and hope to see you in future challenges
    Hugz Elaine aka Ellapu x

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  9. Fantastic pages and great textures.
    Mar

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  10. Stunning Frea. Love your close up pictures and your description had me giggling, especially the 'clueless' bit! That's how I feel when I start, but unlike your's mine often ends up looking like I still am!

    Thanks so much for sharing in our first ever challenge.

    Lin
    The Mirror Crack'd

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  11. Gorgeous Design perfect for our challenge over at Fan-Tastic Tuesday thank you for sharing with us, hope to see you again soon...
    Hugs
    Suzy B Owner Fan-Tastic Tuesday
    xx

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  12. Very creative! Thanks for sharing your process, too!

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  13. Pretty cool design. Thanks for sharing this with us at Through The Craft Room Door. Please come play along with us again! (Hugs) Cara

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  14. Love it! And it's so true! Thanks for sharing this fab design on The Mirror Crack'd Challenge Blog. Have a nice day, Susanne.

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  15. Fabulous creative pages... Love them... Thank you for joining us at Altered Eclectics... Hugs May x x

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