Sunday, 17 August 2014

My Heart Belongs to....

...I had such fun working over the black gesso on the journal page inspired by Seth Apter for the Paperartsy challenge yesterday, I had to do another one.

This time, I used the new Lin Brown Limited Edition Frescos - well 3 of them - Hint of Mint, Evergreen and Plum... I am going to love these colours!!

 I blended with both a paintbrush and a babywipe, to ensure you could still see some of the black underneath
 Stencilled Nougat fresco through Lin's bubbles stencil, all over the page, turning the stencil regularly so the pattern wasn't too regular.

Stamped the long script from ESN10 in black archival, without a block, over the page.
 then added the circles (ESN10) using Dolly Mix fresco applied to the stamp with a brayer so it spreads more evenly.  Did both first and second generation stamping over the page.
 The stamped the hearts, as shown... or at least not as shown.. I started by stamping straight on to the page, and painting in the Snowflake, but realised I was going to hide the text in the middle of the hearts, so painted over the entire hearts with Snowflake and then once dry, re-stamped the hearts.
Am entering this to Hels Sheridan's Sunday Stampers "backgrounds"

14 comments:

Hazel Agnew said...

Fab background Helen, what would we do without baby wipes and brayers! Xx

craftytrog said...

Looks fantastic! x

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

Beautiful. The finished piece is simply gorgeous. Still loving how you used that black gesso.

craftimamma said...

Oh I do love your journal pages Helen and this one is gorgeous. I am very envious of you having those new paints!

Hugs
Lesley Xx

Virginia said...

Ah Helen they are fab

brenda said...

Hi Helen,

Literally just back from hols with blogland withdrawal symptoms so quickly popping round my fav blogs to say hello and will be back during the week.

Was able to watch the match on board yesterday, a shaky but positive start to the season. No end on Livepundlians on board so great atmosphere and was able to imagine myself being at Anfield !

B x

massofhair said...

A stunning background, one i would enjoy using too, hope to see more of these Helen :-) xxx

isisimaginings.com said...

Wow! Fantastic page, I love the background & the hearts are gorgeous.

sam21ski said...

This looks fabulous, just love those hearts xxx

Julie Ann Lee said...

That heart stamp is so effective, isn't it? Loving what you've done here, Helen! Julie Ann xx

Deborah Wainwright said...

Love what you have done on this page it's so effective great heart stamp xx

Hels Sheridan said...

Corrr Helen, this is wonderful, love the background you made, the black really is a perfect underneathy bit... and the hearts are just delish, the little bit of text in them finishes them perfectly... GORGEOUS... Thanks for joining in with the Sunday Stamper x

Hettie said...

I like this Helen. Not your usual style with hearts but I likie.
Hugs
xx

TangledBlueRose said...

I love your background, your results are so pretty! Thanks for all the pictures, so nice to see the details. Have a great day!~kim