I'm up again today on the blog to share another layout. This one is called Pretty as a Picture. Here it is.
When I started my layout, I used crackled paint. When the paint was dry, I sprayed Don't Be Suede Coloringz over it and wiped it off to make the crack show. You can see the subtle result on the picture below.
I thought that was pretty, but I wanted to add more texture. I used my Gold Mine Texturez and scraped some off here and there with a palet knife.
I then made some drops with Tuscan Sun Spritz and a paint brush. I used a bit of water in some places to vary the effect.
When that was dry, I took again my Don't Be Suede Coloringz and created little drops here and there, to add contrast.
I did the same with Egg Noggin' Vibez and sprayed a little bit of water. I wanted a soft and subtle effect.
My chipboards are from 2Crafty Chipboard: Maggie's Swirls and Pretty as a Picture title piece.
My inspiration came from the gorgeous Mixed Media and Art challenge going on right now. Here is the board that inspired me. Of course, I was inspired by the color, but also from the peeled and crackled paint and the sketch, that I moved a bit more in the center.
Shimmerz Paints products used:
Tuscan Sun Spritz
Egg Noggin' Vibez
Don't Be Suede Coloringz
Gold Mine Texturez
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