Friday, 24 January 2014

DLP week 4

Our prompt this week was to do a page of journalling, then paint over it, just leaving one word visible. So to start with I stuck in these printed journalling tickets. I then wrote all over the page. 

Of course I won't show what I wrote, but this is the next stage. I painted over the whole page leaving just these few words free. 

Well that looked pretty boring, so I added a few more layers of paint, dry brushing and stencilling. 

...and that was ok, but it still needed more.. So I laid some  leaf shaped masks over the words and then painted the rest of the page white. 


I was liking it now, but it needed doodling. So I added the doodled, stripey border around each leaf. 

But of course I now had white spaces, so I filled those with quick doodles of flowers and then painted them. 



...and now it's all BAM! in your face lol so I am calling it done. 

Darcy x

11 comments:

  1. BAM is right and absolutely perfect!

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  2. Fourteen layers later..... Think your page turned out so great! Love all the colours, your work is NEVER boring Darcy but full of inspiration. Your flowers are stunning & add fun to your page. Awesome page:-) xxx

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  3. SO many layers, but what a wonderful end result - love the flowers and doodling, Darcy.

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  4. Really like how your page evolved the colours you chose for your flowers makes them pop against the more subtle colours. Great doodling too.

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  5. Oh my goodness me - this is just amazing. You manage to put so many layers on and created so much detail. I sooooooo wish I had the talent for that - my efforts end up looking like mud!

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  6. Sorry trying again.ty for sharing the creavolution of your artful page and how you didn't let those pesky white spaces deter you, nosiree! ! Great to have you on the same journey. Blessings!

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  7. I love it. I would have be scared to go over with the white paint, but the result is fantastic.

    Jo
    x

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  8. Love how you go that extra step, where other fear to tread, and come to a wonderful place

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