01 February 2015

Ruby Tangerine

Hello!
Another 'challenge myself' project today...create a project that looks really colourful but has a minimal colour palette. I chose to use just two colours, red and orange, alongside black and white. Both paints from Dina Wakely, Ruby and Tangerine....
I used my 'go to' technique of the moment to create the background...smearing paint. Watch this space for a smearing tutorial video....this weeks challenge for myself is to finally get into the video tutorial field!!
Anyway....smeared paint, with a brayered layer of white to take the edge off the colour, as otherwise the figure won't 'pop' enough from the background. A little collage stamping...
The figure is created using Stampotique stamps...hearts in two sizes, and a quirky face...
I added a halo effect using red Prima wired thread. Fab stuff, gorgeous colours and keeps its shape wonderfully...
As is usual with my projects, it wouldn't be finished without a random bit of book text..
Hope you like her!
Trish xxxxx



9 comments:

Faygie Fellig said...

love it

Sarah said...

Like her? Love her!

Caroline said...

Great sentiment : )
Trish, I think she is my new favourite of yours, beautiful use of hearts for her "outfit"! The colours are gorgeous & I am so excited that you'll be doing videos too! Tfs

Rita Montgomery said...

I love this background. I need to see videos to really get a feel for how artists do their work. Pictures are one thing, but to see someone in action really lets me see that a certain technique is really possible to create by someone just learning. Thanks for all the inspiration.

Kirsten Alicia Sheridan said...

I love this! Gorgeous colours.

Georgie C said...

Haha I love your saying at the end of this! This page is just perfect art journalling at it's best and great for showing you only need a couple of colours to do something amazing xx

Corrie Herriman said...

SHe's gorgeous !
Corrie x

Alison said...

Brilliant! xxx

Esther said...

love this...beautiful colour combination and good luck with the videoing...!! Esther xx