Wednesday, 4 November 2015

A little splash of colour


Hello everyone,

and happy Stampotique day to you ! Time for another challenge over at Stampotique and today's hostess is the lovely, talented Carol. She wants us to use bright colours and this is what she said :


"Bright eye popping colours to brighten up November".  

So I did an art journal and I hope my colours are eye popping enough !





I started colouring a blank page in my journal with Distress Inks and a blending tool. I used "Mustard Seed", "Spiced Marmelade" and "Ripe Persimmon".  After it dried I put a stencil on it and sprayed water through it. That gives a nice lighter pattern. I also used a letter stencil with an orange spray ink and a dot stencil with model paste. Obviously the dots went orange because that is what Distress Ink does so I painted them white with a white paint pen. I then stamped the background here and there and doodled a few black lines around the page.
Next I stamped my main figure, he's my latest buy from Stampotique and I love him, I stamped him on the page and on white card stock. I also stamped the heart in his hand again with red ink. I coloured his face, wings, body and hands and cut these bits out. I then put him back together in the page. I found this sentiment on the internet and thought it was apt for this challenge so I typed it on my old typewriter, cut it apart and glued it on the page. Lastly I doodled around the word strips. 

I have used the following stamps: 


I hope you will play along with us this week ! There are 2 $30 vouchers to be won at the end of the month. Just remember only one entry per person and no digi stamps. 

Thank you for stopping by today ! 

13 comments:

  1. Hoi Corrie, wat een leukeerd weer zeg ! Knap van kleur en tof met zo veel stencils en bedankt om uit te leggen hoe je de stempel gedaan hebt ! Ik ga het ook eens proberen !
    Groetjes
    Margo

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  2. Fabulous Corrie! Love that S. guy and he looks great against that fantastic background!

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  3. Wow, nice bright colors Corrie, this is a fabulous page!!!

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  4. This certainly is bright and cheery, Corrie, and I love your focal image! He is new to me, so maybe I need to do a bit of shopping this week! Great interpretation of this challenge!

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  5. Wat ben je weer goed bezig geweest, Corrie!
    Vind m erg mooi en fris ban kleur, gaaf!

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  6. Lekkere kleuren! Was voor jou geen moeilijke uitdaging :) Mooi zonnig geheel! Groetjes, Gerrina

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  7. Ook deze uitdaging is jou op het lijf geschreven, prachtig Corrie!

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  8. Such lovely warm colours. Fabulous page Corrie xx

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  9. As always, you make me grin, Corrie - marvellous colour pop!

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  10. The background, the colour, the sentiment .... all = perfection!
    Love this page.
    Wishes
    Lynne

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  11. We definitely need bright colours come November and this certainly fits the bill. Love the layers in your bright and beautiful background.
    Alison xx

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