Monday, 9 March 2015

Happy Birthday, Dad.

Today is my dad's birthday.
I created this card for him from scratch!
To begin I stamped my image on white tissue
then once dry attached it to watercolour paper.
I then applied an acrylic wash of brown paint.
This was then sealed with clear gesso to seal the colour in
and to provide tooth for the next layers.
I built the colour up gradually & then dry embossed with a folder.
I then rubbed brown/gold Inka gold over all raised areas,
heat embossed sections with Enchanted Gold powder
& finally, I highlighted some areas with Enchanted Gold Metallic Gilding Wax.
I have been very busy crafting but nothing to show as yet.
I was commissioned to create a wedding album,
but it is for her to give as a gift & the wedding is
not until 21st March. So, I have had no time for
my art journals, just cards. (Although I do have
4 pages in progress!!)


anne said...

Looks like you put a lot of love into this Paula, I like the leather effect you have created xx

penibear said...

Beautiful work Paula!! I love it