I must be feeling better! I’ve caught up with the last few weeks of #ColourMePositive2017. Boy it feels good to be making again 🙂
Finally starting to do a little art, so catching up on #ColourMePositive2017
This week’s page uses Dina Wakley paints, a Stencil Girl stencil and FudeBall pen. I don’t normally include photos, especially of me, in my journal but it seemed appropriate this week.
I didn’t get a chance to post last week’s so having wee catch-up. I’ve rediscovered my FW and Pearlescent acrylic inks, which are a nice change from my usual paints. A couple of them had dried out, which is a good reminder to actually use the supplies you love, not just hoard them!
This month’s theme is love, and I loved the week’s quote, so this came together easily. I normally do a paint, stencil & pen background with no collage or photos, but wanted to include a favorite photo of Tony. This was taken at Lucy’s Gulley, on SH45, in 2012 when we were having a weekend break from caring for Mum (thanks to my sister). I’ve used Distress Paint, Dylusions paint and a couple of stencils.
Love this week’s quote. As always, working on more complex backgrounds. Tim Holtz Distress Paints, Pitt Big Brush pens, gesso, clear stamps, book page.
I love this week’s quote and was going to do something relating to the Muslim ban in the USA and other political happenings, but then realised art is my time out from all of that. So here it is, just another journal page that made me happy in the creating. Distress paint, Dylusions paint, Dylusions stamps, stencils, Fude ball and Posca pens.
I decided to go with more neutral colours this week inspired by a page I did with CJS17 and Rachel Greig from Darkroom Door. I used Distress paints, Dylusions paint, stencils including Tim Holtz, Fude ball and Posca pens.
This week’s quote is about discipline, which is very relevant to me as I keep learning to do all the things that go with weight loss surgery; eating the right foods, reading food labels, exercising, taking vitamins every day without fail…
I am practising creating richer backgrounds this year. Today I collaged papers, then coloured with Distress Paint, followed by stamping with Dyan Reavley stamps, and mark making with a Fude Ball (black) and white Posca pen, then a little stencilling with Tim Holtz stencils for extra contrast.
#colourmepositive has started for 2017. I’ve decided to do single spreads this time, so it’s a square format. In 2016 I used a particular style all year and I love the cohesive look of the journal when I flip through it. This year I want to use a denser, more collagey style and develop my own mark making a bit more. This is one reason for doing single spreads; it’s easier to get the page looking really full. I am very much inspired by the work of Frieda Oxenham; you can see her work here.
I used Tim Holtz Distress paints, rubber stamps, Fude ball pen, white Posca pen, Dylusions paints, Dina Wakley wing stamps, StencilGirl and Tim Holtz stencils and collage materials.