Sunday, 31 July 2016

PaperArtsy Challenge : Colour Mixing (2)

After making my last card, inspired by Hazel Agnew, I decided to try again, trying to achieve a more watercolour look.
First thing I did was to use a page from a book in the background (with a whitewash over), like Hazel did, as this makes a big difference.

Still using just Pumpkin Soup and China Fresco Paints (with a bit of Snowflake and Satin Glaze), I tried again

Fun and interesting to experiment!

PaperArtsy Challenge : Colour Mixing

The challenge at PaperArtsy is Colour Mixing

I loved the post by Hazel Agnew, especially her second journal page, the landscape.
I made my card from her pictures, although I cannot replicate the beuatiful watercolour effect she achieved, I am still happy with my attempt
It was great fun using just 2 paint colours, and creating all the different colours from them

I used Fresco Paints in Pumpkin Soup and China, plus Satin Glaze to dilute
The stamps are JOFY14 and JOFY33

To define the hills and fields I used a distress marker and a wet paintbrush

Friday, 10 June 2016

PaperArtsy Challenge : Houses

The latest challenge at PaperArtsy is Our House
My card was inspired by Leandra's Persicope with Emma Godfery stamps here
The background is on Heavy Smoothy Card.
I used Fresco Paints : Tango, Yellow Submarine, Professor Plum, Claret, Granny Smith, Dusky Teal and Toad Hall
Archival Inks for stamping : Black, Leaf Green, Crimson, Cobolt, Cornflower, Tree branch
Stamps : EEG15 and Bricks and Mortor 1, Mini 44
Stencils : Lin Brown, Mini Vine

Saturday, 30 April 2016

PaperArtsy Challenge : more white spaces

I've been having fun with the White Spaces challenge on for PaperArtsy
Especially the Ellie Knol post that has inspired this CAS card
The background colour is Fresco Paint : Tango, Yellow Submarine and London Bus
The stamps are ID04 and Travel Plate 4 in Versafine Smokey Gray
The die is Sizzlets dragonfly #3

Friday, 29 April 2016

PaperArtsy Challenge : White spaces again

Still inspired by Ellie Knol, I made another CAS card for the PaperArtsy challenge
This time I used Distress Stains (Faded Jeans, Broken China, Dusty Concord and Wild Honey) and an acrylic block
The stamps are HP1007 and ID04, stamped with archival ink coffee
The die is Sizzlets Dragonfly #3