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A Day For Daisies: Add Pearls Challenge 3-11-16

It’s Friday and time for more a new post at A Day For Daisies!  This week we are beginning a new challenge by adding “pearls” to our projects.  The challenge will run through Thursday, March 24th at noon on the A Day For Daisies Blog!

I indulged in some of the new paints by Dylusions and created a journal spread for displaying the beautiful image, “Mermaid Vintage Pink Lingerie.” 

I started by coloring her with Copic Markers then began to work on my page by building a base layer with Dylusions Paint followed by more paint put through stencils. I then stamped Technique Junkies “Faint Scratches” followed by “Here We Go Round in Circles” for background noise.

The water is hand painted also using the Dylusions paint with pearls in the middle.  I added some stickles in the circles and finished off with a border.

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We’d love for you to visit our Facebook Community Page where you can post your creations in addition to adding them on the blog.  I can’t wait to see what your creations bring this week.

Mixed Media Monthly Challenge; Time Flies & Class Work

Hello friends.  Between the fabulous Creative Jump Start and the amazing Wanderlust 2016 courses I’m taking I’ve been having a great time playing with paint and ink.  Today I made an several projects.

My first is an entry for the Mixed Media Challenge for Time Flies.  

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My page began with Dylusion’s Paints in Lemon Zest, Fresh Lime, and Vibrant Turquoise applied with the blending tool.  I added some Tim Holtz Stencils, a few Close to My Heart Stamps, and marks with a cap and a credit card. It’s a really basic page but just trying out some of the techniques I’m learning.

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My next project was inspired by Andrea Gomoll from the Creative Jumpstart Course on Frida Kahlo.  It was done with watercolors. Frida painted a lot of vibrant colors and self portraits and the flowers are supposed to mimic a hat.

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My next project is a cover page for the beginning of a journal as taught in Wanderlust 2016.  This is an entire year of classes taught by multiple teachers and I’m already have a blast.  I didn’t have the tools that were used in class so I’m not as happy with it as I thought, but again, I’m learning so hopefully will get better.  I was excited to learn more about collage, balance, and placement.

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