Wednesday, 19 June 2019

WOYWW 524

Happy Whizzday Wednesday (again) - time for WOYWW hosted by Julia. 

this page started off quite bright, with torn book and music score pages.  (the latter a gift from LLJ at a crop several years ago)


the colours are Neocolour IIs then blended with a damp brush,
 before adding more paper, and gesso (it was just too bright)


I took a stencil (had it ages, not used it) and some blue paint

added some solidifying crackle paste (Deco Art) through a stencil, was pleasantly surprised to find it still crackled


added a sentiment (Paperartsy stamp set)which I cut up










and scribbled round the edges.



am really impressed that the paste crackled in such small spaces in the stencil.  They are really tiny squares.


That's it for me today (apart from the obligatory Kew link!) 









24 comments:

Sarah Brennan said...

Fab page Helen. The crackling is indeed impressive in such small amounts. Happy WOYWW. Sarah #3

Claire said...

So many interesting textures on one page, Helen!
Happy WOYWW :)
Claire no. 2

Lynn Holland said...

I’ve had a go with cracking some years ago, it’s amazing stuff.
Have a good week Helen
Lynn x 9

Felix the Crafty Cat said...

Hi Helen, loving the new journal pages, gorgeous textures. You may be surprised to know that I've actually finished one of my old ones. We're off to the Lincolnshire show today but no idea what the weather will be like but it's okay at the moment in as far as it's not raining yet. Wishing you a lovely creative week and a happy woyww, Angela x15x

Glenda said...

These books allow for so much talent to be used in a small space. I love your pages and those colors are amazing.
Glenda #19

Lunch Lady Jan said...

I do like anything with music on! Fancy you still having that sheet music after all these years, it really adds to the pages :-)
Hugs LLJ 12 xxx

Neet said...

So glad DecoArt got it right! A favourite of mine for paints and related stuff.
You made a beautiful page there and i must say I did like it at the beginning when it was so bright and bold- might have been tempted to leave it.
Hugs, Neet 7 xx

Julia Dunnit said...

Well, I wouldn’t have covered so much of the colour...but then it wouldn’t have been such a great page! Love your surprise at the crackle still working, I too am impressed that it went through the teeny squares so effectively. Now you’ve used the stencil, does it pass muster? I think it could be s useful as a harlequin one.

Lillianb said...

love the coulors on the page great work.. Happy WOYWDW Lilian #17

Annie said...

Love your page and all the effects you get from all the different techniques.
Hugs,
Annie x #13

Ali Wade said...

Happy WOYWW. I love a bit of crackling! Ali x #23

Heather Marshall said...

Hi Helen, That is indeed a very impressive journal page. I've used crackle a couple of times myself, and am impressed with it. Must use it some more, if I can get the lid off. It had welded itself on last time I wanted to use it, and Mr M had to use brute force! Have a lovely week, Heather xx #11

shazsilverwolf said...

Hi Helen,great run through of the journal page. Love what you did with it, and how cool the product still works! Have a lovely week, Hugs, Shaz #14 X

Lindart said...

great page! I love how you toned it down, and used crackle! It looks lovely! Have a great week, Lindart #25

Dorlene Durham said...

Beautiful journal page! I love how it starts one way but ends up completely different. Sometimes not at all what we had planned. LOL Have a wonderful week. Dorlene #26

Caro said...

What a wonderful page. So inspiring and interesting. Happy WOYWW. With Love & God Bless, Caro x (#10)

Sue said...

Hi Helen, More fab pages.

Thanks for stopping by my blog.

Happy WOYWW
Sue #8

Elizabeth said...

Fab page. The Gesso really knocked the colour back and I like the crackled squares. Have a great week. Hugs, Elizabeth x #24

Anne said...

Love it Helen. I should also take note of the words! Anne x #18

Shoshi said...

Love your music pages, Helen - right on time to celebrate Cardiff Singer of the World! Gorgeous colours. Thank you for your visit. Sorry to hear you're another dental phobic... Our dentist rubs stuff on before the injection and you hardly feel it. It's the drill that does it for me - I can't stand the noise!!! Happy 60th for next week. I was 66 at the end of last month and I haven't a clue how that happened. Terrifying, isn't it! I find it hard to believe my friend was celebrating her 60th. It only seems like yesterday when we had the party for her 50th. She told me she's still got the card I made for her then. I'm glad you liked the card I made for her this time.

Happy WOYWW,
Shoshi #16

Debbie Rock said...

Always love seeing your journal pages ... something I keep promising myself I will attempt but it shouts "art" to me and that scares the life out of me. Have yet to pluck up the courage to get back to my project ... I have reds & oranges planned and I NEVER have used reds and oranges before so EEK!!!! Take care Helen, love Debbie xXx

Twiglet said...

I love the descriptions of what you do even though it doesn't mean much to me it helps me understand how hard you work to create those lovely pages. xx Jo

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

Playing catch-up is a bit difficult, especially when I was gone for two days. I was tremendously impressed with the end result. You totally transformed this journal page, although I like the brighter color, too, Wow, those really ARE tiny squares. This turned out perfect.

butterfly said...

I've been a shockingly poor visitor lately... great to see how this page shifted and changed. I love the end result and those are fabulous words.
Alison x