Friday, 10 March 2017
Remember those glossy photo card experiments? I had an idea about some tulip shaped flowers. I chose this rain drop shape and cut the shapes out of the glossy photo card with my Brother Cut N Scan. I glued a paper napkin with tulips onto my background. I used gel crayons and marker pen on the leaves and added some washi tape. I wasn't happy with the card cut outs so I gave them a layer of gesso which toned them down. Using a marker pen I added the purple edge and dots. I tried to transfer the bird from some wrapping paper and it wasn't too successful - probably because I rushed the process! So I coloured it in with marker pen, using a white gel crayon to highlight areas and a touch of yellow for the beak.
This second one is more recognisable from my experiments. I had in mind a volcano under the sea and added yellow and orange acrylic paint. I didn't think the painted bit was very effective, so placed my quote there. I also added a sprinkle of white. The quote and the white were added digitally.
I am entering these in the following challenges: