To Dare by Moira Sutton


DecoArt Media Fluid Acrylics – Hansa Yellow Medium, Green Gold, Cobalt Teal, Cobalt Turquoise, Pthalo Blue, Primary Magenta and Quinacridone Magenta

I’m sharing another page from my A4 journal today. I do love working on this size there is so much room to play with colour. 
As always I began with a coat of gesso.
Next I began painting the background blending the yellow, green gold and blues diagonally acriss the page.
I created the flower petals by placing the side of the brush covered in gesso in the page and repeating in circles to form a flower head. 
When dry I over painted using the two Magentas. The stalk and leaf were added using gesso, fude pen and green gold paint.

I stamped my quote on white card in black ink and cut out the words, gluing them with matte medium.


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  1. Bright and cheerful!! Lovely post to receive this dull morning..... think I need to go paint!!!!
    Thanks for sharing

  2. Bright and zingy Moira and love all the texture too.
    Fliss xx

  3. A gorgeous bright page Moira! Love that big and beautiful bloom!

  4. Stunningly colourful
    Amanda x

  5. Wow gorgeously bright and fun
    Donna xx


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