Hello friends-as a lover of all things artsy, this quote spoke to my gypsy soul, and I hope it does to yours as well! Sometimes I enjoy using a meaningful quote on a page (I usually find them on Facebook) rather than a photo just for a change of pace.
I have had this fabulous Colorbox "Teen Angst" paper for ages and still love the funky, eclectic feel of it; the Mixed Media Fragments complemented the paper perfectly and the Palette and Brushes was just right for the theme of the quote.
I started off by painting each piece with acrylic paint; the palette piece was then run through this embossing folder to create the textured surface:
After rubbing the surface of the palette with a pearlized ink, I punched 1" circles of various colours from my papers, then added paint drips with coordinating acrylic paints. I lightly inked the edges of the palette for dimension.
The paintbrush handles and palette knife were heat-embossed with UTEE for a glossy look. Because the papers are so vibrant, I wanted my embellishments to stand out sufficiently.
This Fragment was painted black, then heat-embossed with UTEE also-I love the glossy finish!
This Fragment from the Retro set was stamped with Versamark ink with this Prima stamp, then heat-embossed with Lindy's Stamp Gang Midnight Gold embossing powder.
I added some stenciling with homemade texture paste, a few metal embellishments and a little fussy-cutting, then finished the page off with a few sprays of orange and yellow mists.
I hope you enjoyed seeing my project, and I'd love to see something you create that incorporates a quote....that is your challenge, should you choose to accept it!! Have a super week, and thanks so much for stopping by.
GYPSY SOUL ITEMS USED
Palette and Brushes
Mixed Media Fragments Retro
Mixed Media Fragments 1
OTHER ITEMS USED
craft concepts embossing folder
Lindys embossing powder