Saturday, 10 September 2016



Hello all and welcome to my crafty blog.


My Mojo came back for a visit this week and the paper and paints came out ot play .

My post today is an A4 sized  distressed, rusted effect creation. I had tried to make the rust effect some time ago, but I had lost  the 'touch' and I needed to get practising!

This piece started out with a rough cover of structure paste on a 220gsm piece of paper to create a tectured surface, which when completely dry, I washed over with an orange coloured paint.  I followed that with stencil from Plaid 'Folkart'' to buld up a nice design and more texture. This was then treated with a wash of green paint, wiped over to allow the orange to show through. I then build up the layers with blue, brown and orange paint mixing in some medium grain gel to create the crumbly rusting.

I do like the finisned result!
Now on to the next project while my Mojo is in town.







Thanks for stoping by to visit and don't forget to leave me a comment.  I love to hear from you.

Take care.

Angela

2 comments:

  1. Hi Angela! How lovely to see you posting, I did miss you! Lovely piece of work - am sat sitting here struggling with my very first piece of mixed media canvas and it's going nowhere ....... fast!

    Take care

    Love

    Di xx

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    1. Hi Di,
      many thanks for the comment. It has been so long since I posted I've lost my confidence. Work has a way of smothering the Mojo and the time element too...as in 'not enough'.
      I still keep crafty but I have moved toward drawing, painting and a lot of mixed media. It is messy but great fun! I found great inspiration,demos and ideas on Pinterest. I hope you don't struggle too much with your project...just go for it!
      BTW so inpressed with the blog and the quality of the creations.
      Keep safe and be happy.

      Angela

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