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Thursday, 8 March 2012

Spots but no brushes

Edit: Got a frame with glass for £1!!! Painted it to match painting , then distressed with a sanding block :D
Well this is the pice I came uo with after watching a brilliant free art session from Tee Thompson, which she performed in a food restaurant as her internet was down at home! Can you imagine that happening in Britain?? So a big THANK YOU to TACO BELL for keeping the art flowing :DThe idea behind the class was to make art without expense...other than the paint itself, so the base is a pices of gery board from the back of an old sketchpad, with layers of old desk journal pages to add strength and interest...
picked 3 water-soluble crayons and...
smooshed with water and fingers lol(no brushes allowed)
Next I made rings by using acrylic paint and lids from my bit's n bobs jars, and scritchy-scratchy marks with a plastic fork from a salad ready meal.
More smooshing to highlight circles with inktense pencils, and the blue blobs were made with the bottom of a shaving brush I use for distressing inks :D
I did,'t have white ink, so I added white acrylic with the tip of a small paintbrush handle....
and splattered more white over the whole piece with an old toothbrush.
And I am quite pleased with the finished piece :D
I call it "Bubbles Bouncing" :D XXX
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20 comments:

  1. Yes, a really interesting composition, simple and very effective. I like it.

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  2. Isn't if funny, you see bubbles but in my telescopic glasses (they help me see in the distance) I see a universe with planets. It looks a really colourful place to live. :-) xx

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  3. This is brilliant Gina love how cheerful the colours are - I too see planets xx

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  4. How pleasing to the eye, Gina. This is quite clever. I will have to try this with my granddaughter on one of my babysitting days. When I do, I will share the results. Hope you are well and that spring arrives soon for you. We are at the beach now. Hoping that it gets warmer today. Have a wonderful day.

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    1. On the Beach!! It actually reached 12 degrees on my back steps today, doesn't look that cold but doesn't make me want to venture into the garden lol

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  5. So cool to see your developing in this beautiful painting. It feels almost as if you could dance with the bubbles and have so much fun. :)

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  6. Love the result, fantastic painting.

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  7. That is fantastic, thanks for sharing how it was done. Just goes to show, you don't have to use a brush to create something fab.
    Von :)

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  8. wow! fabulous!!!!!

    so? did you have a good b-day????

    hugs :)

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  9. Gina that's just incredible. I totally love it! Can I share it on my blog.. with my video??? *BIG giant puppy dog eyes*

    OH yeah.. I totally came to tell you that you won the drawing. LOL I have a video of the random.org selection 'n everything.. I'll be posting that tomorrow. Woohoo.. and I'll be pulling a goodie bag for you tomorrow. Send me your addy.

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    1. of course you can share it Tee, thank you for the compliment :D
      And WOO HOO ! :D
      My addy is
      58 Boynton Road
      Shirecliffe
      Sheffield S5 7HN
      South Yorkshire
      England

      :D XXX

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  10. Gina, this is so cool! I love it!!! So refreshing and fun! You are so creative! I can't believe Taco Bell let this artist demonstrate in the restaurant! Good for them! Have a great day ;o)

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  11. Oh it's gorgeous sweetie fabulous art!

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