April Theme: Color safari
(exploring inks and paints)
Week 17 Art Challenge: Inks
Week 17 Journal Prompt: Before the Ink is dry
I have a bit of a love-hate relationship with my inks.
I LOVE what everyone else achieves with them but
generally HATE the muddy colours that I usually
end up with. I never seem to be able to get the vibrant
colours that I want. I know I should just practice a bit
to get better at it but I'm always too impatient.
I want great results NOW!!
Also, why do I always forget to put
gloves on when I'm ink spraying?!
It takes forever to scrub that ink off my
Anyway, so with these pages I did a spray
through stencils background
(using Dylusions ink sprays) and used Inktense
pencils for the flowers. I sprayed this with water,
allowing the water to dribble down the page, to
give a rained on and washed out look.
I painted the letters with shimmery paint.
Not my most favourite pages ever but at least
they got me to have another go with my ink sprays.