Wednesday, February 26, 2014

February Love

Since February is the month of love we are exploring Aphrodite, the goddess of love, in the Moonshine class. I decided to go a slightly different route  and do an art journal spread using spray inks.

I thought of what resembles love for me, which is your traditional roses, lace, ribbon, and hearts. So for my background I added all of these elements. I then gessoed over all of this and applied my goddess.

I used a stencil with modeling paste for the roses.

Next I started spraying some spray inks down. I wanted a soft pastel feel to this. I used a love mask i cut myself to add even more texture.

I then painted Aphrodite with acrylic paint, colored pencils, and pastels.

Lastly I added on my quote using magazine paper that I sprayed with more vibrant spray inks.

I am going to submit this to three different challenges: Stampendous Love Letters challenge, S.W.A.T All you need is Love challenge, and Simon Says Stamp Paste challenge.

6 comments:

  1. Great journal pages!! Thanks for joining us over at SWAT!

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  2. Fabulous journal pages and great use of paste! Thank you for sharing and joining us over at the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge blog... :)

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  3. Great Page!! Thank you so much for playing along with us at S.W.A.T!

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  4. How fun love the page and the different techniques. Great job. Thanks for playing over at S.W.A.T - Terri

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  5. Fabulous job. Turned out so beautiful. Thanks for linking up to us at SWAT and congrats on the win!

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  6. Stacy, Thanks for entering the Stampendous Love Letters challenge! You're the winner!! Great job on your journal pages! Thanks so much for playing with us. Email us at submissions@stampendous.com with your mailing info and we'll get your prize right out to you!

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