Monday, June 22, 2015

Stamping mist

Hi everyone,

A new Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge makes its debut. This week we ask you to combine stamps with mists. The theme is: "Stamp + Mist".

Experimenting is something I like to do in my art journal. That has a greater surface area than a card or a tag and I've got more space. I didn't gesso the surface. But I've used the Jumbled Letters  with texture paste to create some texture. I also applied Liquid Frisket drops with a brush (Warning: This stuff smells very bad, so make sure you've got a window open. Although the odor won't last long). Liquid Frisket is a liquid mask. After your finished with your project, you can rub it off or leave it as transparent dimensional drops. The Liquid Frisket can stain a little bit of the ink that's applied on top of it.

This time I wanted to try a technique with pigment powder (Primary Elements from Luminarte). I picked the  pigment powder with a brush and tap with my finger on the brush to spread the powder across the page. With the mister I activated the colors and what a cool effect! This way, you have the effect of a spray, but much more subtle than if you sprayed with a colored mist.

The Primary Elements doesn't have any binder to hold the mica. If you make it into a spray, you can use Gum Arabic as a binder. But for this technique hairspray is the answer.

To join in all you need to do is make a project that fits this weeks challenge and you can be the winner of the $50 gift voucher that our amazing sponsor Simon Says Stamp offers. This prize will go to a random entry. So go over to the Stamp and Show Monday Challenge blog, let the DT members inspire you and join in the fun!

Thank you for stopping by! Love to see you next time!



Suzanne C said...

Beautiful journal pages. Awesome textures with the pretty touches of blue in the background.

Stephanie said...

Really pretty pages, Sandra! I love the blues and texture :)

Simon Says Stamp!

Annie said...

Absolutely stunning pages Sandra x Love the amazing layers of inks and paints here and the layout is just fabulous

TFS and best wishes
Annie x

Anita Houston The Artful Maven said...

You definitely have a wonderful style! LOVE the pages!

Terry said...

Wonderful journal pages, Sandra! You have combined stamps and mist so beautifully and love the texture! Hugs!

Maura said...

Awesome piece!! Love the balance between the photo and the chevron running behind it. Lovely colors and design!

Emma Williams said...

Beautifully designed journal pages with amazing texture ~ I absolutely LOVE these pages Sandra! Hugs! :)

Meihsia Liu said...

Such beautiful journal pages, Sandra. I love the delightful color scheme you created. Great design! :)

Anna-Karin said...

This page is lovely Sandra! Beautiful blues and textures.

Michelle said...

I would love to look through your journal someday. Like these, your pages are beautiful. I've had my eye on that dot stamp. I love how you've used it here. Beautiful journal pages, Sannie!

Andrea Ockey Parr said...

This is such a refreshing color palette and I love how all the cool elements are clumped around the photo. The finished product looks amazing and I could stare at this forever!