Sunday, 17 April 2016

Journal play

I've been in a bit of a creative non place at present, too many new things to play with I think... I am meant to be working on some altered playing cards for a swap, they're coming together very slowly and not really to my liking, and I am still thinking about scrapping some and starting again... anyhow,  some of them involved black gesso and I poured too much out..


so I used some on my journal page and the Copper and White Fire Frescos - took to it today with  a new Paris themed stencil and the Wanderlust stamp plate (stamped on Paperartsy tissue and coloured sparsely with the Frescos )
Scribbled a little round the tissue piece with some iridescent oil pastels I got in Glasgow last October

Thanks for looking.

17 comments:

Miriam said...

That's a lovely page Helen.... I have just bought that stencil too so can't wait to play!

Miriam said...

That's a lovely page Helen.... I have just bought that stencil too so can't wait to play!

Hazel Agnew said...

Well, this certainly worked Helen. You should pour too much paint out more often. Love it! Xx

Claire said...

Love it! The white fire fresco looks particularly good and stands out great against the black gesso. Like the WL stamp on tissue too xx

Lin said...

oh great page Helen..love the black gesso and the treasure gold looks fab on it!! I do love that image too xx

brenda said...

I know just where you are coming from Helene, sometimes I get overwhelmed by what to use next, but looks like a great journal page. Must get some black gesso.

Two good ones on the trot albeit it a bit of a nail biter Thursday.

B x

Julie Ann Lee said...

What a great colour combo! It looks so dramatic with the black and the stencils and stamps are the perfect choice to go with it. xx

Catie Cuddles said...

A brilliant page. C x

sam21ski said...

The copper and white fire frescos look very effective against the black xx

Lauren Hatwell said...

Ooooh! I liiiiike! Lx

pearshapedcrafting said...

Love this Helen! A super dramatic look! Just been looking at your Ally Pally photos - oh and the HAUL of course!! Good thing you are working!! Getting back to 'normal - ish' now - it was a real humdinger of a bug!! Hugs, Chrisx

butterfly said...

Love the metallic paints against the black - such drama! And that stamp is wonderful... I shan't mind coming home so much knowing it's waiting there for me to play with!
Alison x

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

Holy cow, Helen. This is simply incredible. I've never used black gesso, but it certainly has a very dramatic feel to it. This is a lovely Parisian piece.

Sue Marrazzo said...

So NICE!

Etsuko Noguchi said...

What a stunning page, Kasia and Paris image matched very cool on the black gesso base. I love it. xx

Kirsten said...

Gorgeous page.

Sue said...

This is fab Helen really striking, and I love your stamps xx