Monday, February 1, 2010

Creative Every Day 2010

My creative challenge for January 2010, hosted by the talented Leah, was the word body.

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I used an old book cover as my canvas. I inked the board with Distress Ink in Aged Mahogany and Tattered Rose and sponge painted with gold and silver metallic paints. I cut the women walking figure from a transparency to make a stencil and secured it to the book canvas. With metallic gold, I sponge painted inside the stencil. After the paint was thoroughly dry, I inked several stamps with Staz-On black ink and stamped randomly with the stencil still in place. I then removed the stencil and stamped the butterfly in her hand with Staz-On red ink. I tied the black ribbon around the canvas securing with a few dabs of glue and glued a picture hanger to the back.

The project was inspired by the book, Creative Paper Dollmaking by Rhonda Rainey.

5 comments:

  1. Great job Sandy! Love the tutorial. I will have to try this one. Hugs, Pam

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  2. gosh girl...You are SO creative it hurts!
    This is beautiful!!!!
    Glad you are back online!!!!
    everything vintage

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  3. Wow, this turned out splendidly. Really looks great.

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  4. Love this. If her hips were wider, I'd swear it was the silhouette of Marilyn Monroe! ;)
    Maureen

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  5. I do like your project! Your fat page book was lovely....sorry I missed out on that swap.

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