Thursday, May 15, 2008

E for Explorers

The challenge for our E page was experiment. I had been meaning to play with melting nappy liners as Claudia had shown us on AN for ages so as I wanted a snowy feel I had a go. I was so pleased how it came out like a frosted window, it took some practice to get it like it but it was fun , if not fumy trying. To get the background I slopped on thick gesso and drew snowflakes into the wet gesso and added some texture with a stipple brush, then sprayed the wet gesso with Perfect Pearls. The pictures are of Shackleton and his boat. The E is a clear plastic letter coloured with alcohol inks and the little snowflake is a sizzlet snowflake cut from shrink plastic and shrunk

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