A PaperArtsy Challenge Entry

Published February 8, 2015 by isisimaginings

For the first time in MONTHS , I have actually made something for the current PaperArtsy challenge, the theme of which is ‘Shiny Stuff’……………….

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The challenge closes in less than an hour, so I better get a move on.

Grunge paste scraped randomly with a palette knife onto a piece of greyboard. Gesso, then Fresco paints; Guacamole, Limelight, Old Gold. (Thanks to Sam & my other Twitter friends for their help with colours) I used a paintbrush, baby wipes & my fingers to blend the paints.

I added Florentine & White Fire Treasure Gold to some of the Old Gold areas……………..

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This week saw the launch of dozens of new PaperArtsy products – if you missed the excitement, start HERE – and one of the many things I loved was a new JoFY stencil, so I used the one I do have – PS007 – to create the same result, using Eggplant Fresco paint, adding white dots with a Signo Uniball pen.

I used Wendy Vecchi’s black embossing paste through PS008 & when it was dry, brushed clear Wink of Stella on top……………

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My original idea was for something brighter & the ‘shiny stuff’ is quite subtle, so I hope it’s acceptable. Thanks to everyone on the PA blog for all the inspiration.

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I’m entering this into the PaperArtsy Challenge HERE.

Thanks for looking.

K.

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14 comments on “A PaperArtsy Challenge Entry

  • This is really lovely Kirsten, the texture is gorgeous and I really like these new stencils, and the black texture paste is so striking xx

  • Brilliant piece Kirsten! What a great idea with the stencil. I shall remember that one if I don’t manage to get the new one shortly as it’s one of my favourites too. Love all the texture you created and the subtle sparkle. It worked beautifully!

    Hugs
    Lesley Xx

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