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Samstag, 1. April 2017

Layout "Art" - DT Project for ARTastic

Hello all, 
it´s the first of April and there is a new challenge at ARTastic!
For your inspiration there is a painting from Kenneth MacQueen - Wild Poppies.

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If you want to know more about the artist, hop over to the blog, there you´ll find interesting informations!

Now to our challenge. You can use the picture as an inpiration, may be the watercoloring, maybe the shades of grey, the flowers - whatever you like.
The only requested criteria is:  POPS OF RED on your page

This is my take on the challenge:

I was inspired by the watercoloring. I took a photo from my stash, I wanted to use for ages. Now it was the perfect one for the challenge!
I glued paper stripes on a cardstock and painted the surface with white Gesso. Then I placed the photo and drew a face matching to the eye.

I fixed the pencil drawing with some fixative spray.

Now I took some of my ecoline liquid watercolors and painted the face. Then I matted the photo and glued it down.

I took some flower stamps from PaperArtsy, stamped them with Distress Ink in weathered wood and colored them with Pastel pencils. I wrote the word "Art" with a black water soluble pencil and activated it with some water.

 I shaded the edges with Distress Ink black soot.

I decided, to leave the layout as it is and didn´t use any embellishments.

Here are some close ups





Now I hope, that you will find time to join in our challenge this month!
Thank you for dropping in today.













http://mixedmediaplace.blogspot.de/2017/03/march-challenge_20.html
I was inspired by the quote and colors. ART always sets my soul on fire =))

Kommentare:

  1. Wow Evelyn das sieht großartig aus, exzellente Gestaltung. Die Streifentextur, die Farbverläufe und das ergänzte Gesicht gefallen mir sehr.
    Liebe Grüße
    Sabine

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  2. Lovely project, thanks for joining us on the Emerald Creek Supplies Dare Challenge Blog.

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  3. Awesome project! I really love it! And was nice to see your process! Thank you for joining us at Mixed Media Place challenge!

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  4. Wow wow wow lovely Thanks for your participation at Mixed Media Place Challenge!

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  5. What a great project! This is lovely, thank you for joining us at MMP xx

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  6. Amazing work!!!
    Thank you so much for playing with us at Crafty Life!!!

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  7. Another awesome job Evelyn !!, I love it !!. Thanks for the photo tutorial and a hug !!
    Thank you for joining us at Crafty Life Challenges !! :)

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  8. Stunning! I love it! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Life Challenges :)

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  9. Another stunning project Evelyn! I love the colors and the way you used them! Thank you so much for joining us at Crafty Life Challenges!

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