Saturday, March 7, 2009

Gesso background


Used for this arch:

Sebastian #567
Metal sheet
gesso
distress inks
shimmering walnut ink
german scrap
Tim Holtz mask
transparant egg images
grunge board hinge


Layer pieces of tekst from an old book over an arch.
Paint entire arch with gesso. Let dry.

Spray shimmering walnut ink over gesso. Let dry.


Stick Tim Holtz mask along side of arch. Sponge over mask with distress ink. Remove mask.


Create base border with a strip of metal and a strip of german scrap.

Cut out image Sebastian and make him a metal hat.
Cut out transparant eggs and glue them upside down to resemble balloons. Draw string.


Add some glittery stars and a painted grungeboard hinge.
Print text,cut apart and add to arch.



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5 friends said:

Linda Cain said...

I LOVE it, Moniqui!!! He is adorable and great use of products!
Your Friend in ART,
Linda

faerie enchantment said...

I just love this, Beautiful!
Magic and Joy!
Lisa!

Mel♥ said...

Monique love the idea of egg balloons!! Too adorable!

M

Elena said...

Monique, this is absolutely spectacular!!! Love the background. Will absolutely give this a try!

Gabrielle Madsen said...

Absolutely inspiring!