Thursday, 16 January 2014

DLP week 1 and 2

Here is a step by step of my week 1 and 2 of Documented Life project. 
I couldn't decide on what to do for week 1, so I dived in at week 2. You already saw the selfie sketch that I did. 
I then dry brushed some Fresco Chalk acrylic paint around the sketch.  As you can see I also added the paint to the previous page in preparation for going back to the week 1 prompt. 
A little more paint to darken, 
and then a little blue added to make the sketch stand out. Some stamping, and some text. 
So now back to the week one prompt, I started with a sketch. This is not my door, my door is plain and boring. so I thought of what kind of door I would love to have.
I started to colour this using watercolours. 
Adding more colour, and shading. 
and a little more...
More watercolour added. 
next I switched to coloured pencils. 
and the final shading..
I glued this into the journal..
and added a little stamping at the top. 
Here are the first 2 weeks together, all finished. 
As you can see there is a clear pocket between them, there is a tag to go in there. As yet I haven't decorated that, still waiting for inspiration to strike. 
Hope you are having fun with your journals. 

Darcy x

16 comments:

  1. Brilliant Post Darcy, love both pages they are gorgeous, filled with colour & tons of interest :-) xxx

    Now if only i could get started with mine.. :-) xxx

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  2. Much respect Darcy. I rely upon crutches like images and stamps and you are ordered and brave and spend time drawing your projects. Love your work and am inspired to go it on my own and not hide behind other folks stuff. Brilliant, honest art!!

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  3. Love both your selfie and your door! Thanks for sharing the progression of your door, that was fun!!!

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  4. What a welcoming front door! Your self portrait is fabulous too. I tried drawing some faces this week too, but they are far from perfect - unlike yours!

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  5. Darcy, beautiful is all I can say. ;-)

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  6. Wow Darcy, they're fantastic sketches. Your selfie one is gorgeous & I'm in awe of the shading on the door.

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  7. Darcy, both pages are fabulous, your drawing skills are tremendous, and I love the colouring and shading. So envious....

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  8. ooow I love the depth to the door...looks like you could walk right through it!, and your selfie is sooo cute :D XXX

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  9. Wow you are a true and fabulous artist. Send a bit of your talent to me would you - so that it can pour out of my fingers as it does yours!

    This is truly amazing and I am so looking forward to see how it progresses

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  10. This is going to be one amazing journal, stunning xx

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  11. Brilliant sketches - and the depth you've created in that doorway with your colours is fabulous!
    Alison x

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  12. Hey look it's you! They say self portrait is very difficult but you done yourself proud here. Love the doorway. It's so amazingly dimensional. Fabulous sketches Darcy

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  13. It's a wonderful Darcy, and your portrait sketches has very reality. The door is very nice, I want the door too!!

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  14. love both your pages darcy x

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  15. Fantastic pages Darcy, I would love a door like that too!
    Alison x

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  16. Wow Darcy these are amazing, I would like the house that goes with your door and I would certainly like to be able to draw like you can xx

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