Saturday, 13 July 2019

Life is a bowl of cherries by Angie Coomber

Life is a bowl of cherries


Today I have created a journal page for you, using one of my favourite techniques. I have seen different people use different variations of this, so I'm not sure if it should be attributed to anyone in particular!

To start with I use some washi tape to define the area I'm going to work on.

The next step is to add some stencilling, and I find that 3 is a good number.

For this page I used 2 shades of green as well as yellow.

Then I added some background stamping - again, 3 is a magic number. The stamps I used are some of the Tracy Scott background stamps and a script stamp.

I love the combination of green/turquoise and rust, so I splattered some diluted quinacridone gold paint over the page and sprayed on some water to further dilute the colour.

I used the circular background stamp to stamp onto some gelli print paper and cut out the circles, then glued some of them onto the page.

I also cut some strips from an old book page and adhered these to the washi tape.

To complete the page I added some turquoise dots (using a Lego brick), a Tim Holtz paper doll with some gold thread behind her, and a quote at the bottom.

I hope she makes you smile!
Until next time,

Angie x


Helen said...

Love this page!

√ćslendingur √≠ Biggin Hill said...

Love it, I am in a stump so I will try this to get my mojo back ;)