Sunday, May 25, 2014

Embrace Silliness

I started this page by using a piece of drywall tape as a stencil and some embossing paste tinted purple. After the paste dried I added bubblegum pink paint. See 1 below.  Then I stamped a Hero arts stamp on tissue paper with Adirondack ink and glued it over sections of the embossed areas. See 2  & 3 below.                                                                                                                      I used a Montana Paint Marker to print the words and a white Signo gel pen to highlight the inside of each letter and traced around the outside edge of the letters with a Pitt Pen.                                                                                                                                                                        I sketched a bird shape and then cut that shape out of 7 difference Gelli prints. I distressed the edges of the birds with Adirondack ink before using matte medium to attach them. I used a grey Pitt Pen to add a more shadow around the birds and edge of the page.                                                                                                                                                                                           As a final touch I used the edge of a credit card and gesso to make the vertical white lines. I called it Embrace Silliness because the birds were each so different and colorful.

Link to: Artist Play Room, Creative Every Day                                                                 



  1. I love it! Thanks for sharing!

    1. Thanks, Sue. I appreciate you stopping by.

  2. What a fun page!!!!! Really enjoyed learning about the process you used. Thanks so much.

  3. I love the stack of birds! One day, I will get around to getting a gelli have too much fun with yours, and I feel like I am missing out! <3

  4. You might call it silliness - I call it delightful!
    sandy xx

  5. yes! i'm loving those steps! thanks for the tutorial on how to make your beautiful work :)