Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Gingersnaps Creations Wed. Challenge

Wednesday, April 14, 2010
GC50: Spicy Supply Challenge - Found Objects
Welcome to our 50th challenge! It's time for another Spicy Supply challenge and in keeping with our Earth friendly theme this month, we want to see your creations using


I loved this challenge and had such fun with it. I took a small 5x6 canvas and, with a mixture of Grumbacher's Gesso, Studio acrylic paint in Charcoal Black and Pearlizing Medium by Deco Art created textured layers on the canvas. I stamped a script on a piece of vellum, inked the back in swirls and rubbed it in with my finger tips. I crumpled the vellum and distressed the edges. The ornate pen stamp is by Impression Obsession and I do not know who made the other one. I stamped the pens on canvas paper and highlighted them with Krylon gold leafing. The ink bottles stamp is by (I believe) Lost Coast and it is stamped on vellum as well. I loved adding the pen nibs I got from my favorite on line flea market, Manto Fev. Be sure to check out the store there for tons of "Found Objects".

I have already started next week's challenge and dug out a product I have not used in ages. Kind of creating this next one by the seat of my pants but it has been a blast so far! Just have to wait til next Wed. to see!

Thanks for looking and for all the nice comments you all are leaving. They are greatly appreciated.


Shar said...

So awesome, Jules! Lovin' the nibs and the touches of gold.

Dawn said...

Loving the images of ink pens & Bottles so much detail too

you will have to leave a link to the flea market on line shop so we can all go and see!

Love Dawn xx

Fiona Whitehead said...

Lovely piece - I love those muted colours