Recognition

Sunday, 25 October 2015

Draw a Face

        Be Your Own Kind of Beautiful...
Update...October monthly top pick at Stamplorations Mixed media Challenge..Anything but a card...Absolutely Delighted, thank you so much x
This canvas is way out of my comfort zone but I wanted to challenge myself to draw a face....
I haven't done a canvas before and I haven't drawn a face before.
I was determined and that in itself was my challenge.

I used PaperArtsy Stamps, TH Stencil with Finnabair embossing paste.
The eye, mouth and face is free-hand drawn.

I just love Lindy's stamp gang sprays and use them a lot.
I have used their challenge this month as the inspiration for my colour choice.
Lindy's Stamp Gang Store
Sprays Used......
I have used all of the colours in the inspiration board on my canvas.
I have used the sprays on the background, drying in between the layers.
I water-coloured the flowers directly from the spray bottles using a brush and 
onto Water colour card. They blended really well.
I also hi-lighted the canvas using a brush and
Grab a Guy Gold which is a great Gold colour.
I really enjoyed doing my first canvas.

I am entering the canvas into....
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Stamping the text on the face, the sentiment and all the flowers
Flourish stencil
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Crafty Hugs x







15 comments:

  1. Wonderful! Great idea to incorporate it into a canvas with the flowers,

    Lucy x

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    1. Thank you so much, really enjoyed doing it x

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  2. This turned out so well! I love the flowers, which create a beautiful, soft feel. This is such a lovely canvas. xx

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    1. Thanks for your positive and encouraging comments, most appreciated x

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  3. Thanks for the nice visit to my blog Mac! You are a phenomenal artist! I wish that I could draw, so since I can't I just stick to photos :). Your piece is truly breathtaking. You definitely deserve to be chosen in the LSG Color Challenge. Good Luck! Hope you win! Lisa

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    1. That is so very kind of you, isn't this blog world so friendly and positive about other creative peoples work? You have left me very encouraging and uplifting comments and I really do appreciate it, thanks again x

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  4. Oh I need to try one of these ... This is brilliant!! Your are sooo talented!

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    1. Always so generous, thanks very much, always appreciated x Yes first for me and hopefully won't be my last x

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  5. This is a beautiful art work! I can't believe that it is your first work on canvas! The face and the flowers are gorgeous!

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    1. Thank you so much, lovely and positive comments, most appreciated x

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  6. Your drawing is fantastic Mac Mable. I draw faces many times but they all go into the bin, lol. I think the colors you chose are perfect for this special drawing and the blossoming flowers are spectacular. I love them all. Thank you for playing along at STAMPlorations October Mixed Media Challenge. Come and join us again. Happy creating!
    Hugs&Smiles,
    Asmah
    STAMPlorations Mixed Media DT
    Qinaahana Arts and Crafts {My Blog}

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    1. What generous and kind comments, thank you so much. Yes a lot of mine ended up in the bin too with this one but I was determined! Thanks againx

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  7. lovely, thanks for joining us at That Craft Place hugs, kay

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