Monday, March 16, 2015

Harmony

Over at the Mixed Media Monthly Challenge Blog the challenge is Birds of a feather.

I really did not have too much of an idea on where to go with this - I knew I just wanted to play around with some paints. I started out be adhering down some leftover deli paper prints.

The next layer was paint, stamping, and stenciling.

Once that layer was dry I added in some more paint and stamping. I then decided to doodle a bit with some paint pens.

Once I was happy with the layers I sketched in some birds. I decided to cover up the layers around the birds with a wash of light green paint. I love how the layers underneath still poke through, but the birds pop out.

I then added in a quote with a black paint pen and some doodling around the edge of the page.

Lastly I shaded around the page and the birds with a dark green Pan Pastel.

This was a fun little journal page with lots of layers and playing around. I hope you enjoy it as much as I enjoyed creating it. As always thank you so much for stopping by!

5 comments:

  1. This is just a perfect piece! I love how you used the background to create the birds!! And their long legs ... I love them! Thank you so much for playing with us at The Mixed Media Monthly Challenge!!

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  2. What a great journal spread! I love your process and how the birds just stand out now. Thanks so much for joining us at The Mixed Media Monthly Challenge.

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  3. Lovely ! This would match our theme "THINGS WITH WINGS" over at
    ART-JOURNAL-JOURNEY-CHALLENGE
    Great if you would join us there!
    The theme still runs until March 31th.
    xxx
    Susi

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  4. Am in love with the cute birds! Love the bright colors. Thanks for joining us at The Mixed Media Monthly Challenge!

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  5. this is unbelievable! the colors are awesome, your birds are fantastic, the quote is great... i am in love with this page! you've inspired me to make some birdies of my own! Thank you so much for playing with the Mixed Media Monthly Challenge!
    -Rachel
    rwkrafts.com

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