Thursday, March 27, 2008

Another Background Noise #12

Here is the lastest background in my Background Noise Sketchbook. This was was using shaving cream and alcohol inks. Click on picture so that you can read the directions.

Tall and Skinny Book Swap

I am hosting a Tall and Skinny book swap on CCSwaps. Below are the front and back covers:

The background on the front side (fish) was created with Stamp Zia's watercolor washes on regular cardstock - I love the muted effect!

I couldn't find a picture of a child sitting the way I needed for the tortoise, so I turned my youngest son Luke into a model for the day!

More Tip-In Pages

I am working ahead on this swap because I really enjoy it! Below are the most recent; Leaves (April) and Men (May).

Deco #9

Here are the pages I created in the most recent deco I received. I recently purchased some new stamps from Teesha Moore and couldn't wait to use them!!

The background of the page below was created using the glue resist technique:

Tuesday, March 4, 2008

Some more Deco's

I have received and worked in 3 more Decos on Next Generation Stampers. Posted below :

Sunday, March 2, 2008

Textured Gesso - Background Noise Sketchbook

The next challenge in our Background Noise sketchbooks was Textured Gesso. I realized that I happen to have very "thin" gesso, and plan on trying a different brand in the future. I did have fun with this challenge anyhow and really liked the results.