Sunday, 22 February 2015

Paperartsy - Paint Challenge 3

The latest challenge from Paperartsy is "Paint" see here - where to start as the opinions are endless.

Of course I had to use a touch of crackled paint somewhere in the project so firstly I created a simple background to mount my tag on.

The main tag includes a new technique for me - I saw Ali Reeve demo recently and she created her own crackle texture paste using gesso and cornflour - just mix the 2 to a stiff paste.  I applied this through a mask and left it to dry naturally.  Hopefully my photos pick up the gorgeous fine cracks that appear.

I used Inky Pool fresco to cover the whole back ground as I wanted a dark base to stencil using the same technique as Sue Carrington see her project here.  They've not turned out too bad - I just need to be a bit less heavy handed with my paint in the future,  These were finished off with some pretty flower buttons.

Thank you for looking xx


  1. Nothing wrong with your flowers Sarah they are fantastic and pop off your Tag so prettily. Ali does have some great tips doesn't she and the paste looks fab:-) xxx

  2. Wow I thing your flowers look awesome, they really pop from the background, love it. Happy Art :-) Kezzy xxx