It pink and Orange

Hello everyone just a quick one today! Over on the Paper Artsy blog the challenge is the colours Orange and Pink. Now neither of these colours are my go to colours so this was a personal challenge as well. My good friend Hazel Agnew inspired me to get started as she was on a roll with her creations. I thought for a while what I wanted to do and decided to make a Masterboard which I will then cut up and use in my art. 


 


 

Here's how I created it!


 
I used the colours Tikka and Rose Frescos Acrylic Paints, which are fabulous chalk finish and work so well in Mixed Media.

Once dry I added some infusions in Cerise and Lemon, spritzed some water and moved the colour around. I also added a little Pixie Dust to 
Add some shimmer.

 
I used a stencil designed by JOFY  and French Roast Fresco Acrylic and dried it with a heat gun. The second layer is Chalk Fresco Acrylic applied to create some shadows (bump technique) learnt from Leandra herself from Paper Artsy. On their blog there is a series of videos which show how to use all their products, which is fabulous as when I started my crafting journey I didn't have a clue lol. 

 
Now I wouldn't call myself an expert at this technique but I'm happy with the effect I got, and I knew I was going to paint over it.

I used Dolly Mixture, Autum Fire and Candy Floss Fresco and a small filbert brush(my fave shape) to fill in the colours randomly over the sheet. Once dry I used Distress Crayons in similar colours to add shading and and light.
Here are a few close ups. 

 
 

 

Where I went into the dark with my shaky hands, I added a dark brown pencil (inktense by Dewent) to bring back the shadow.

Once dry I cut it up into 6 pieces 

 

You can see I've added some stamping too. I started to play with each individually here are my fav three.

 
 


 


 


                           Fresco Acrylic, Infusions,  Stencil 042 - Paper Artsy. Pixie Dust - Cosmic Shimmer. Inktense Pencils -  Dewent.                                                                                                                              

I hope you have a go of getting out your comfort zone and try colours/ techniques you don't usually use! 

I will post what I do with them next week,
Take care, hugs xxx
 
Deborah Wainwright
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13 comments:

  1. Great master board Deborah! glad that I got you out of the traps, not that you need much encouragement! xx

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  2. Great master board Debs.. I love pink and orange together..xxx

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  3. This is fab debs! You have really made me want that stencil!

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  4. Deb,
    your master board is fabulous love the stamping you added

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  5. love the shadow effect - glad I'm not the only one who finds these colours a challenge xx

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  6. Nice ! Can't wait to see what they have become ! x

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  7. Love the 3D effect with the shadowing. 😊

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  8. Lovely master board. Look forward to seeing what you do with it.
    Catherine x

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