Hello! I am so pleased to be joining the current challenge, Put Your Inking Cap On, for the Frilly & Funkie Challenge Blog as a guest designer! It is such an honor to be asked to submit a guest designer project so thank you to the Frilly and Funkie Design Team. Thank you also goes to Linda who graciously supports the challenge blog and to all of you who submit projects for the challenges. I am always amazed at the talent and types of projects submitted!
As many of you may know, I live in the beautiful state of Colorado with my beloved and our four-legged furry family. While I’m still pretty new to mixed media, I enjoy learning new techniques or trying out new products every time I’m working on a project. There’s nothing like forcing yourself to work outside your comfort zone and this current project was no different!
This challenge is great fun as we can’t use any pre-patterned papers and, if you are anything like me, it was definitely a challenge! So, out came the stencils, inks, paints, flowers, tissue wrap, archival ink, and stamps! I decided on a cream, purple, and brown set of colors which, to be honest, is not a normal set of colors for me. I started off by creating my background for the canvas using plain Idea-ology tissue wrap, a stamp, and archival ink.
* * *Donna has definitely risen to the challenge with this lovely canvas. How fun that purple seems to be the go-to colour for this challenge. If you want to see more details of her creation and how she created without patterned paper, just click here to be taken to her blog. When you are finished come on back and share your inky creation with us. You have lots of time because the challenge, which can be found here, runs until Tuesday, May 9th at 11:55 pm EST.