For Art Journal Journey, Yvonne's lovely 'Colour in my world'
theme, and for Simon Monday Challenge,
'it's written in the stars' I have an A3 mixed media page.
For the BG I splodged white,quin red and titan buff liquid
acrylics from Deco art onto my page
and brayered them quickly to mix and move the colours. I then used
a star/snowflake brayer-stamp to give some texture.
When it was dry I collaged
the image of the lady, cut from a magazine,
and used various stencils round about to
give some depth. The other images, including the
scribbly ones, are all die cuts, made from 2
sets of dies bought from Aliexpress in China, where they
offer a great selection of very reasonably priced, good quality stuff,
which is sent with free shipping.
I cut them from some scraps of paper painted with brown
metallics. The Eiffel tower was cut from a paper napkin. I used
some sewing to edge the page:
After the flea market on Sunday we visited a newly built
cultural centre in Neuss, called the Romaneum. When you go into the foyer
you can look down onto houses from Roman times to the middle ages - a very fascinating view into the history literally under our feet:
Various pots and glass from Roman times up to the
There is also a reading corner, where you can bring, take or swap books and magazines
Exhibitions are also held there, and at the moment there are paintings
from Gisa Rosa:
The best photos are still to come - watch this space!
Have a great day, take care,
and thanks a lot for coming by!