Wednesday, 3 May 2017

WALLS and Transport

Hello

I have two pieces today - the first is for AJJ where I have chosen the theme of Elegance and Grunge I don't know why I love grungy and distressed things but I do.. even bricks I find interesting with the different colours of them, the textures and cracks.
 
I didn't know where I was going when I first started messing around and then added the gesso and then suddenly I was drawing a brick archway.
 
 
 
Background/bricks was a mix of Prima watersoluble oil pastels, Gelatos and Neocolor 1 water resistant wax crayons. I added some black stabillo all pencil for some shading. The climbing flowers: leaves and stems drawn/painted with Inktense pencils - the flowers were punched on orange paper using a Daisy craft punch and yellow Neocolor 1 added to petals and white in the centres. I'm not certain who the bird silhouette stamps are made by. The quote (by Jim Rohn) I printed off my computer and then coloured some letters in with pencils.
 

I have a page also for the lovely Jo  Transport challenge over at TIOT  The images are Viva Decor stamps - the rest is a mix of paint, neocolor 2s, coloured pencil and intense pencils.
 
 
 
Thanks for stopping by
Gill x

16 comments:

  1. The little flowers are very effective in the archway! I love the air plane with its beautiful background!

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  2. I love the quote on your first page--beautiful blending of color

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  3. Both pieces are gorgeous, and thanks so much for joining us at TIOT, hugs, Valerie

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  4. Both pages are fantastic Gill. Love to see how you made the first one the end project is wonderful with a great quote..

    Thank you for joining us at a Try it on Tuesday

    Love Chrissie xx

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  5. Ooh these are both gorgeous Gill, I love brick walls too....that's why I had a wall built in the kitchen with reclaimed brick facings!
    Hugs
    Donna xx

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  6. Oh wow.. both pages are fantastic Gill! You rock AJJ and make us happy at TioT as well!
    So interesting to see the start of the brick archway - fantastic Mixed Media with all the different media! Amazing! Love the quote you have chosen to this!
    And the piece for TioT is really WONDERFUL too! I adore the background and the fantastic coloration of the images!
    Here is all going well with my brother, but way too less time for internet and art just now, but I try to come up with some more pages this month - at least I have some ideas ...lol!
    Wish you a happy rest of the week in case we don't meet again online!
    Big hug
    Susi

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  7. The page with the awesome wall looks fantastic, it was good to see the in between photos as well.
    Its a fantastic piece for the TioT's challenge, thank you for joining us over there.
    Yvonne xx

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  8. I love both of your pieces! Beautiful colours and design! Thanks for sharing them with us over at TioT this time.

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  9. I think you found your way pretty quick Gill. I love grungy too.You did a beautiful job with this page! Hugs-Erika

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  10. Gill I love everything about the first image, the bridge wall flowers birds on the wire and the quote which is very thought provoking.
    The second picture is a good bit of steampunk/grungy work fantastic pieces xxxx

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  11. Wow, both pieces are fantastic! I love creating pages not knowing where I'm going, it's so much fun and creativity seems to abound :-) . The sentiment is perfect for the scene you created and your archway to the blue skies and birds is so pretty, I enjoyed seeing how you created the background too! Thanks so much for mentioning me on your post too, that's really kind of you :-) . Your transport page is beautiful with the rainbow background and wonderful stamps you used - I love it! Wishing you a great week Gill! J :-)

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  12. I love your thought provoking quote on your journal page! Love the contrast of the colours too! Your aeroplane page is fabulous - that background is wonderful! So pleased you joined us at Try It On Tuesday! Hugs, Chrisx

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  13. Fly me to the moon!!! Both of your makes are beautifully done. These pages have such a dreamy touch about them - Stunning
    Sandy xx

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  14. Wonderful pages. Thank you for joining us at TioT.

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  15. The brick wall is gorgeous,and I like this blue! Both pages are wonderful!

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  16. love that brick wall beautiful stunning pages Gill.x

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