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Tuesday, 12 March 2013

Spots and stripes/Circles and straight line challenge

Artful Times challenge #24


This is a note pad and pen I made for Neet and Von’s great challenge over at Artful Times Challenge Blog
 


 
 
First I found some off cuts of striped (K&co/Tim Coffey) and circle papers and then thought about making the notepad. For the cover of the notepad I recycled one of the many cardboard envelopes I have that DVDs are delivered in.

 
 

Then as it started to develop decided didn’t want to use the large circles on paper so chose the bubbles/circles stamps to replace that instead.


 
 
Pen was plain white to start with. Masked off the ends to avoid the silver pieces.
Used a piece of foam and also a paint brush to put the alcohol ink on the surface. Then used small bubble stamps with archival ink.

 
 

Stamps used: large bubbles?(not sure of name) by Anita’s, Words by Andy Skinner, Diver and seaweed from an old foam stamp set - not sure who made by but maybe by Rubber Stampede or All Night Media. Also used Black archival ink, wine&roses and cedar wood H20s, white soufflé pen, few promarkers and on the pen I used lettuce, wild plum, sunset orange and latte alcohol inks.
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

10 comments:

  1. Awesome journal! Your bubbles and highlights look great! Fun colors and images (love how you highlighted DREAM BIG!

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  2. WOW Gill this is Fabulous :)
    LOVE your design and the matching pen pure Brilliance xx

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  3. What a fun notepad, I love your highlighting and the bubbles look amazing.

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  4. Ooh, want that bubble stamp! Love what you have done with the notepad and pen (should have left the pen out - wink wink - all will be revealed Friday) - they are so bright, zingy and "fun".
    Thanks for joining us at Artful Times
    Hugs, Neet xxx

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  5. This is so stunning, I love it
    Rosie x

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  6. Lovely! Beautiful colouring - those bubbles are just perfect!

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  7. Love the papers and the stamps, great project.

    Sylv xx

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  8. Fabulous idea, it's gorgeous.

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  9. What a super transformation of the paper ! :) love the note pad and pen :)
    Thank youfor joining us at Atful Times
    Von ♥

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  10. Fantastic project love the cheery colour and great stamping. Hugs Sandra X

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