Colour My World by Fliss Goodwin


Hi there, this week I have an art panel to share as I just got my inky mitts on one of the lovely stamp sets by Darcy Wilkinson for PaperArtsy which I couldn’t resist and the colours I used were inspired by the new collection of one of my favourite clothing lines which featured lovely shades of pink and green.


Ranger Archival Ink – Cactus Flower, Fern Green, Olive
PaperArtsy Fresco Finish Acrylic Paints – Blush, Orchid, Rose, Zucchini, Sage, Toad Hall
Scrap of Thick Card


I applied the paint to the MDF panel this time with a brayer, layering the colours on and starting with the lightest pink and green, following up with the medium shades. It’s really just a go with the flow process as I know if I repeated it, it wouldn’t turn out exactly the same but I quite like that as it makes your creation unique.

The next step is to make the circle pattern on the panel as I was aiming for a sort of bokeh effect again. I cut a piece of thick card and die cut a couple of circles from it to make a homemade stencil. I then used this to make a circular pattern with the lightest pink and green paints.

I then used the bubbles stencil with the darkest pink and green paints to add more pattern to my panel, overlapping some of the large circles to add depth. I also added a few more larger circles with the green shade.

I stamped the flower on a scrap of deep pink paper from my Gelli print box using the olive ink and stamped the leafy vine on a green scrap. I drew a stalk on the green scrap and then fussy cut everything out. I stamped just the flower centre on green and cut this out too.

To assemble the panel, I stamped the text from the set on stamping card using the Cactus Flower and Fern Green inks and trimmed this to a panel. I then glued all the elements to my panel using some foam tape for the flower head, layering the images for added dimension.

Have a great weekend and see you next week.

Fliss x

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  1. Gorgeous! Lovely colours Fliss! xx

  2. Love this - your background makes me think of all the nutrients and oxygen that made your beautifully created plants grow Fliss! Happy weekend. Xj.

  3. Oooh this is gorgeous,love the colours and you've used my favourite Dinky stencil too ;)
    Donna xxx

  4. love this oodles! Awesome colours, background and flower! xxx

  5. Absolutely stunning Fliss and one of my favourite colour combos at the moment x

  6. Fliss, This definitely speaks of being created by you - the floral theme and the pretty colours. It is really so beautiful.
    Lynne x


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