Hello Crafty Friends! I love the monthly Lindy’s Color Challenges and today I finished my project for the June entry. This month I was inspired by Tamara Laporte via Women Unleashed. Here are the gorgeous colors this month:
For my project I used the Beauty School Dropout Magical’s set that includes, Summer Lovin’ Sun, Pink Ladies Pink, T-bird Turquoise, Kissin’ Kenieckie Coral, and Frenchy’s Pink Pouf. Though you can’t really see it, I did add some Scintillating Silver a glitz spritz.
I started with 140lb watercolor paper and lightly sprayed it with the above colors making sure to dry in between layers. I did mix my own colors using the Magical’s, which I love to do because it takes up less room than bottles of sprays (though I have two containers of sprays too!). After spraying, I doodled with Posca pens in black and white. This was inspired by a fabulous teacher, Tamara Laporte so please check her out.
I’ve been playing today with mixed media from a lesson by Rae Missingman via Lifebook 2016. This is “layers of love”, a great way to build up lots of layers. It’s perfect for the Mixed Media Challenge.
I used a variety of Golden, Liquitex, FW Pearlescent’s, craft paint, Posca Pens, Gel Pens, book paper, stickles, china markers, dylusions, and stamps. If you haven’t heard of Lifebook 2016, I encourage you to join up – if you like mixed media, it’s a wonderful course that lasts the entire year.
Here are a few other projects I’ve done in this course and apply to the challenge theme.
Taught by: Paula Agnew
Taught By Angela Kennedy
Taught by Wyanne Thompson
Taught by Martha Lever