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Thursday, 28 July 2011

Fun with colour!!!

While trying to access the self portrait class at Flutterbye, I spotted a section titled "Summer Witch party".....so that gave me a play theme for today :D
And in the continued spirit of "trying things out" I decided to embrace WAX CRAYONS. I have acquired wax crayons from party bags, Kiddies meal deals and goodness knows where else, yet we never use them. Since childhood I have had quite a snobby attitude towards these inifensive objects. The basic primary colours never seemed to be enough for my imagination, and so I shunned them.
So my project today was to use them to make a picture!!!

And here she is....my Summer Witch :D coloured only with wax crayons from a goodie bag!!!(line drawing blue biro, flesh tones 1 brown pencil crayon)

She is the 2nd page in my "try it out" book inspired by Amy of Flutterbye

I thought she looked lonely stuck in the middle of the white page, so I drew her some flowers :D

All colouring with 4 wax crayons(which can be seen in the background of some of the pics)
I normally work in quite a detailed manner(see the hands) which is why I could never cope with the chunkiness of crayons, but I really enjoyed the freedom of playing with them today :D

Challenges I would like to enter are;

Linking to Summer Witch Party at Flutterbye :D XXX

8 comments:

  1. Oooh I like this very much,Thanks for sharing with us at CYDA.xxx

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  2. Fantastic page, your summer witch looks wonderful.

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  3. Fabulous project, thank you for joining us at CYDA this time hope you will join us again, good luck xx.

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  4. oh this is just super great colors on this too bless you for playing at anything goes,this week hugs cherylxxxxx

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  5. So creative!! Thanks so much for playing at Fab'n'Funky!! xx Jenny xx

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  6. What a fun and colourful witch, definitely something you don't see everyday! Thanks for joining our clashing colours challenge at Fab N Funky this week!

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  7. Great project and love the colours! Thanks for joining us at Anything Goes this week, hope to see you again soon x

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  8. What a fab summery card. Thanks for joining in with our summertime challenge at CYDA. Hugs Shelley xx

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