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Sunday, 16 January 2011

Journal January days 3 and 4

Day 3 was printmaking and you won't believe how long I have had some lino and cutting tools and done nothing with them.... so this was the perfect excuse to get them out and play.  Carving zebra stripes was difficult enough so I think it will be a while before I tackle anything more complicated but I do like the result.  I used acrylic paint to stamp with and it was a bit messy but fun too.


Day 4 was to do a face with zebra accents... went a bit crazy with this one...using copic markers, acrylic paint and oil pastels.  I have journalled in white but it doesn't show up in the photo... will have to re-do that I think.


I enjoyed day 4 so much that I got carried away and while I was sitting watching TV I did another page... this time using coloured pencils (they are fast becoming a favourite of mine).

Bit freaky this one...lol  My imagination is working overtime!!
Thanks for looking
hugs
Chris xx

5 comments:

flutterbycrafter said...

These are great, I like all of them, but the work with the lino printing must have been difficult, love the coloured pencilled one. x

joanna said...

Love the zebra face! great work!

Martina2801 said...

Your pages are amazing, Chris! I`m in awe of your creative mind!

Sally H said...

Wow, Chris! That last one is my favourite - those colours are wonderful.

Karen said...

oooo I didn't do day 3 because I didn't have anything to make a stamp out of but you have done an amazing job...great page!!! but...

oh oh OMG missus!!!!! Your zebra ladies are out of this world, esp the 2nd one!!!!! So much talent you have...can you send me a morsel??? hehe HUGS XXX