Thursday, 11 February 2016

Flowers by Debs Wainwright


Hello everyone Debs here joining you today with some flowers.






Here's what I did


There are a number of photos so get yourself a cuppa, sit back and enjoy!

Step 1 - using sprays with mica in I sprayed the board and let the paint run and drip and run. I dried it with a heat tool and then using a Dinky stencil I added some interest.






Step 2 - using more Dinky stencils and ink I added to the background, build depth. Once I had finished I dried it and then gave it two coats of Matte Medium as I wanted to seal the sprays as they are still reactive to water.






Step 3 - I have been drawing flowers since I was a little girl and in particular this design. so thought I would have a go at carving it out. I also carved some leaves. (Unfortunately I didn't take any photos of the stamps). I then used white acrylic paint with the stamp to give the flowers a light base to work from. I also painted in some stems.






Step 4 - I started to colour my flowers with Gelatos. Building up the layers with reds, pinks and white for highlights. I also started on the leaves.







Step 5- I finished off the flowers and stems adding yellow to the centres, and then outlined the flowers etc in a black water soluble Pencil to bring back the edges.






Lastly I gave the board two coats of gloss sealer. You do have to be careful as you do this because the pencil is water activated and can causes lots of black smudges.






What I used


Stabilo Pencils

Debs

8 comments:

  1. Lovely lots of depth and colour

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  2. Beautiful flowers Debs, wonderfully drawn and gorgeous painting.
    Fliss xx

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  3. This is a beautifully designed flower and to take that flower and create a painting around it, this is stunning, it really is!
    Wishes
    Lynne

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  4. Fabulous! Love your stunning flowers! xxx

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  5. Gorgeous - your hand-carved flowers are wonderful against the shimmering layers of the background, Deb.
    Alison x

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  6. Gorgeous flowers and how lovely to hand draw them too
    Hugs
    Donna xxx

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  7. Great colours, loving your stamp
    Love
    Amanda x

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  8. This is stunning Debs, your flowers are beautiful! xxx

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