Thursday, 28 January 2016

A Journal Board by Debs Wainwright


Hello everyone Debs here with a journal board for you this week.






  
I started on an 8x8 white/greyboard by just laying down some colours and sketched my face.





  
I used a fan brush to put my colour on and this will become a favourite of mine as I love the effects you can create.






Next I added some random stencilling and stamping using inks. Once it was dry I added a coat of matte medium to seal it.




 Above  you can see where have added some spray inks and let them drip.






I added rough painted flowers and outlined them with a black pen. I also added the butterfly and some more background stamps I also started painting in the face and hair.






I used Gelatos on the face to blend the colours as well as well on the board, especially in the base colours to bring the colour back. I used a black water soluble pencil to add in shadows and create some depth.


What I used


Black Pen and Pencil – from stash
PaperArtsy Stamp Set - HP1503
PaperArtsy Stamp Set - EEG 15
PaperArtsy Stamp - Mini 28
Indigoblu Stamp - Dinkie Butterfly


I really had fun creating this piece. I hope you like it.

Take care 

hugs Debs xx

9 comments:

  1. Stunning! You at your absolute best. I love the wistful quality you've managed to capture in the girl's face. Fabulous! Lx

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  2. She's absolutely gorgeous Debs, great background too! xxx

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  3. Beautiful. She truly looks like she is "missing you" as in your sentiment Debs. And the background is stunning. j

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  4. Wonderful, I wish I could draw

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  5. Really a lovely piece of art, Debs. Love the colors, flowers and drips. Your face is awesome!

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  6. She's so beautiful - love the soft blues and wonderful drippage - such touching words.
    Alison x

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  7. An abolute stunner Debs and such a beautiful face too.
    Fliss xx

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  8. Beautiful eyes,very soulful and eretheral
    Hugs
    Donna xxx

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  9. This is such a favourite of mine.
    The colours, the composition and the soul you brought to her face.
    Wishes
    Lynne

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