My dear crafty friends,
I'm here today to share my froggy creation. This will be my last share for this team, as I'm stepping down. I've been a member of this team for more than two and a half years now, and I learned a lot. I'd like to thank Stacey and Samantha for their generosity, their trust and their support. The Shimmerz Paints family will always have a warm place in my heart.
For this "grande finale", I created a painting for my niece. It's a 3' x 4' wood panel that goes in her room to hide the electrical box.
To color the frog, I used a lot of Shimmerz Paints products.
The green is made with the new Jolly Green Giant Creameez, a touch of I'm not Limon Inklingz and Peas Be Mine AcriTonez.
For the red eyes, I didn't have any red watercolor, so I used My Bleeding Heart and Scarlet's Fever Coloringz, along with Shimmerz Tar, Tar AcriTonez. I also used a little bit of 3 Sheets to the Wind AcriTonez for highlights.
For the frog's body, I used mostly Shimmerz Tar, Tar and My Bleeding Heart AcriTonez, diluted with lots of water. I used a touch of I'm not Limon Inklingz.
To make some shadows, I mixed the black Shimmerz Tar, Tar AcriTonez with In the Navy AcriTonez.
For the orange portions, I used My Clementine Creameez with Freshly Squeezed Coloringz. I added some Shimmerz Tar, Tar AcriTonez to make some shadows.
To make some dimension on the frog's skin, I used some paste. I used some Salt of the Earth Paste-Eez and I planed to use some Jelly Bean Green Dazzelerz, but when I reached for it, I discovered that the lid on my jar wasn't properly closed, so my paste dried! I needed something, so I mixed some Tidy Widy Texturez with Jolly Green Giant Creameez. It gave me the perfect green color textured paste.
I made some splatters with the colors I used to paint the frog. I added some Jiven Jade AcriTonez near the arm of the frog, diluted with water, and to make some more splatters.
Finally, I embellished with moss and flowers.
Shimmerz Paints products used:
My Bleeding Heart, Freshly Squeezed and Scarlet's Fever Coloringz
3 Sheets to the Wind, Peas Be Mine, Shimmerz Tar, Tar, In the Navy and Jiven Jade AcriTonez
Salt of the Earth Paste-Eez
Tidy Widy Texturez
Jolly Green Giant and My Clementine Creameez
I'm not Limon Inklingz
I really hope you like it.
Thanks again Stacey and Samantha for your trust and for all those wonderful years in the Shimmerz Paints family.