CMP17 week 31

I thought this was quite fitting given my weight loss surgery journey has had some drastic and very unforeseen consequences, but has been worth every drama and detour. I used Dylusions paints, Distress Paints and inks, and a favourite StencilGirl Stencil.

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CJS17 with MaryBeth Shaw

Today’s artist was MaryBeth Shaw from StencilGirl Products. I belonged to their monthly club for a couple of years and have a lot of StencilGirl stencils, which I use constantly. For this piece I used Dylusions paint, old gelli prints, Tim Holtz Distress Crayons, gesso, stencils and a deep blue Derwent Artbar.

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CMP17 week 1

#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.

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CMP catchup

I’ve slowly been catching up on about ten week’s worth of the Colour Me Positive challenge on Facebook. Here’s the first five that I have completed. I’ve used stencils – including StencilGirl and Tim Holtz, Dina Wakley and Dyan Reavley paints, Tim Holtz distress paints and various metallics.

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