Ever since that Eileen Godwin has introduced us to brushos I had to get some. i have been playing trying to replicate some sort of effect that comes remotely close to what she does.
So far my efforts have been in vain. A couple of days ago I was playing again and got 2 backgrounds that i really liked.
Actually while the piece I was working on was still very wet i covered it with another piece of watercolour paper and burnished it. When i pulled them apart I had 2 backgrounds. At first I wasn't sure but then as I looked at them some more I started to see a landscape in one a and bottom of the ocean in another.
I'm sure it is very obvious which background this is. In my head I could see Ryn's stamps on it and so i got them out and started to build the picture.
I stamped kelp first in fern and olive green archival ink. Then i stamped fish in Cobalt archival ink. The coral was stamped in plum archival.
Finally i stamped the rising bubbles in black archival.
I decided to bleach some colour out of the foremost bubbles to add depth. This i simply did by adding water to bubbles and blotting with kitchen towel. Then i added highlights with a white pen. Lastly i added glossy accents to make bubbles more realistic.
Once I'd finished it i thought i didn't really like the end piece so i cut it off. However it later grew on me so i decided to use it.
Some matting and layering and voila.
As usual I hope you like my offering, Theresa xx
Oh my word... Brilliant xxReplyDelete
Stunning effect xx Zoe xxReplyDelete
That is gorgeous, I love the colours.ReplyDelete
Theresa... what can I say.. just flippin fantastic! .. Brusho's rock and so do you !ReplyDelete
Thank you for the mention.. kind of you
well it's your fault ..... ehrm it's because i saw your awesome work and i had to try them out. you're welcome xxDelete
Ooh beautiful Thersa! XxxReplyDelete
Gorgeous Theresa....... Hugs P xxxxReplyDelete
Stunning Theresa!!! Absolutely love it. XxxxReplyDelete
Fabulous Theresa, love the scene you have created!ReplyDelete
Fab artwork Theresa, love this xxReplyDelete
WOW!!! This is lovely Theresa! You used all of the stamps so beautifully and I love the colours in this! Thanks so much for sharing it with me :D Please feel free to add it to this month's Customer Creation Draw: http://www.designsbyryn.blogspot.ca/2014/08/august-customer-creation-draw.htmlReplyDelete
thanks Ryn. it's a pleasure to work with your stamps. i have added it to gallery xxDelete
oh wow - what a great Scene and fantastic colours!ReplyDelete