Friday, 20 August 2010
Art journal- Wendi Vecchi style
This journal won a Curtain call color challenge- thanks!!
When I first seen this new Simon says stamps and show challenge I thought " who in the Earth is this Wendi Vecchi?" Sorry to say- never heard about her and I don't own her stamps (maybe for the New year present- it's here in 3 weeks and DH- do you hear me? NO, he doesn't, he doesn't read my blog and he is so out of art person.. )I'l buy them myself.. I need to say that from this moment on Iam her real admirer
But as a real challenge frick I decided I can do her style with whatever products I have - ever if these are mostly Tim's babies. So I grabbed these distress inks, Wendy style colors and did this art journal cover that probably will move me to compete one entire journal I never did...
And as it's an art piece- no patterned paper used here, but pure background techniques of stamping white on white, heat embossing, resist inking, stamping all over with some brown inks and then decorating it with this perfectly fitted here Tando creative corner chipboard as a starting point.
I tried new for me panting technique- first I added some clear crackle paint- but only here and there, not all over it. When it was dry I added some distrress Forest moss ink and the crackled places used as a resist and stayed uninked, but then I added another clear crackle layer- and lucky me- it brought some light green paint over the resist places- the result looks great and a bit new..I am sure this techniques was done anywhere on the web- but I as for me- it's mine new technique I invented and I am going to do a small tutorial about it later.
I inked 2 7 Gipsies pieces, used distress glitter stickles for Tim's grungeboard letters, added some wood and metal alphas, some metal pieces and my own stamped polymer clay piece covered with Pearl ex powder.
As a final touch I added some ribbons, lace, twine, metal charm and stamped " Created by.. me" chipboard tag on the wire
And now I needed this Wendi style flower- die cuts were inked, dot stamped , adhered and covers with 3D glossy accents for this porceline look all over and I just love the final result
And as for a challenges:
Wendi style for Simon says stamps and show
Anything goes for Aud sentiments
Something old- something new- for Artistic stamper August challenge- the old is the Canson book,ribbons,button, stamp for the polymer clay, new are new 3 distress inks, distress glitters and a chipboard corner from Tando creative
Very vintage for Stamping vacation
Pearls and swirls for Craftalicious
3d glaze- all over the flower to keep it curled- for Character cafe
Anything goes for Stamping for the weekend
Vintage for Bunny Zoe crafts
Vintage for Creatalicious
Ribbons and flowers for Paper jewels
Polka dots for Pixie dust
Metals for Paper romance
Altered - this is a Canson sketch book- all white- for Little red wagon
Recipe for Glitterbabe- the second flower if the metal one on the bottom- half seen
Die cuts for Charisma- the flower is home die cuts
Polka dots for Wild flower patch
Sketch for Truly scramptious- and bows too
Glitter for Moving along with times
Flower power for Fub and funky
Book it- jouranl is kind of a book- for Cuttlebug challenge and flower was cut with my Cuttle
Petals and pearls for Crafts and me
Sparcle and shine for Creative card crew
Bling for Artful inkables
Ribbon and sparcles for Pink elephant
Glitters for Pocket full of posies
Colors for Curtain call
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