Tuesday, 6 June 2017

Dare to Dream by Amanda Southern


Hi everyone

This week I have been playing with some of That’s Crafty! own brand stamps and one of their large stencils.







Here’s What I Did:


I started with a gelli print from my stash of prints, this was one that I wasn’t that happy with but these are ok to use when you know you are going to cover up a lot of it. I used one of Seth Apters stencils and stencilled Dylusions Postbox Red paint using a piece of Cut and Dry Foam. 

Once the paint was dry I drew around each piece of the stencil using a black Posca pen. I then placed the mask part of the stencil over the background and covered up the gelli print around it using black Archival ink also applied with a piece of cut and dry foam. I then went around the head this time using a white Posca pen.


I then added the stamping by heat embossing in white adding the bird of freedom and the sentiment stamps.







I then mounted onto black card and then added to an 8” x 8” card blank.


What I Used:


Gelli print from my stash made using Gelli Plate, brayer and acrylic paints
That’s Crafty! Clear Stamp Sets – Lynne’s Affirmations Set 2 & Motivational Words Set 2
Card Blank

Hope you like it and I’ll be back next Tuesday

Love
Amanda X

8 comments:

  1. Fantastic Amanda. Wonderful detail and idea . Tracy x

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  2. This is awsome, fabulous idea. x

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  3. Brilliant, so many gorgeous details to admire,really stunning piece of art
    Hugs
    Donna xx

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  4. A very striking creation Amanda and love the stencil work - looks amazing!
    Fliss xx

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  5. Love your choice of colours Amanda, Super effects achieved working inside the stencil.. Tracey xx

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  6. Great drama in those layers... there's something about this which reminds me of Toulouse-Lautrec - the colours and the lettering, I think. Fab!
    Alison x

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  7. Amanda, the white embossing is so dramatic - stunning card.
    Wishes
    Lynne

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