Monday, July 13, 2015

Believe in Magic


Hi Friends

Sharing a mixed media page for the cover of an altered book inspired by the bright and vibrant mood boards/picture inspiration from some lovely blogs.......... 





I started with thick chipboard and a base layer of gesso.This was followed by a thick layer of texture paste and texture created with the use of a quilling comb, let it dry completely. Have painted randomly with colourArte silks acrylic glazes in Apple blossom, kiwi, sea spray and lemon drop..........


Have used another stencil and texture paste and then sprayed with antique gold spray paint........


hearts are cut with dies from white cardstock, stamped with book print stamp, stencilled with sequin waste and texture paste. The heart in blue is painted with sea spray acrylic glaze .....


The red and golden yellow heart is gessoed, texture added with sequin waste and painted with silks, see the gorgeous effect of silks as these are translucent and show off the embossing and texture perfectly.  I then doodled with 3D paints in pearl white and sunshine yellow.

Twine is colored with black acrylic and gold and wrapped around the panel, sentiment by Tim Holtz and the butterfly is stamped with black archival ink. some rhinestones and lace is added and the panel is mounted on handmade paper.........







a closer look........................



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18 comments:

  1. what a fun project, thanks for playing along with the Colourarte challenge. good luck

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  2. wow love it thanks for playing with ColourArte

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  3. Wow Suman, you always do such a wonderful job with the mood board challenges! This is absolutely magical! Your colours just jump off the page and I love your layered hearts! PINNED! hugs :)

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  4. Beautiful - you made it so understandable! Thanks for your inspiration!

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  5. Nice..loved all d textures n colors

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  6. Ooh what a beauty...so vibrant and beautiful
    Cheers
    Dr Sonia
    Cards Crafts Kids Projects

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  7. lovely textures suman mam. totally beautiful mm project

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  8. Oh wow. LOVE the background texture. And great interpretation of the challenge!

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  9. Love the beautiful textures you have created on it !

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  10. what a vibrant and fun project, love the idea of using a comb for texture!

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  11. Gorgeous project! Love the explosion of colors! The sentiment is so true! I believe! Thank you so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. Hugs, Sandra

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  12. Oh wow - isn't this just an incredible kaleidoscope of fabulous color.... LOVE it. What a happy and hopeful creation.... so fun Suman. LOVE it. j.

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  13. WOW Love the texture and sentiment. Gorgeous design and colours.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  14. Beautiful colors and textures!! Love this project! Thank you so much for playing with us at The Mixed Media Monthly Challenge Blog!

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  15. Gorgeous project! Love the summery colors you chose and the yummy textures!! Thanks for joining us in this month's Mixed Media Monthly Challenge!!
    www.lynnkopas.blogspot.com

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  16. Such a pretty canvas! I love the colors you've used. Thanks for playing at the Mixed Media Monthly Challenge.

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  17. Beautiful textured creation....Thank you for playing with us at Our Creative Corner!
    Hugs from Slovenia

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  18. Such a riot of colours here.. Every stage in the project is beautiful in itself.. Very pretty!!

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