An ATC and a Skinny!

I feel so good now I’ve had an hour up in my room and had a chance to play again… art soothes the busy mind, the weary body and the restless soul. Not a quote, merely how I feel right now! I like playing with text pages and colours, so I made my backgrounds by scribbling watercolour pencils onto torn out dictionary pages. I then brushed water or floor wax over them to spread the colour. I adhered these to ATCs and a pre-cut skinny. Then I taped down some punchinella (sequin waste) and sponged gesso over them around the edges. Stamping was done with black Stazon ink and I cut words I liked from another page(s). I made the asian girl a flower for her hair with white 3D paint by Anita’s and popped a couple of orange seed beads into it before it dried. Ah!!!!

This is my Skinny for Created by Hand (‘orange/skinny’) and ArtyGirlz (‘Eras’) as she’s from Ria’s Victorian plate and the beautiful ‘Eyes’ ATC is from Third Coast RS (thank you Val!).

Tracey has given me an award which I shall blog tomorrow – thank you so much!

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  1. WOW Both creations are fantastic Rosie I love the effect you got from using the sequin waste and the colours are gorgeous

    Thanks for joining in with Arty Girlz once again xxx

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  2. Rosie, what gorgeous backgrounds! I love both your pieces. What wonderful stamps you have. I love the Asian girl and the eyes.

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  3. barnie

     /  July 22, 2008

    Wow, Rosie, both of your works are really wonderful again. Love how you’ve made the backgrounds. Thanks for the details 🙂

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  4. carolann

     /  July 22, 2008

    These are brilliant Rosie love the images well done hun xxx

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  5. These are beautiful. The ATC is absolutely mesmerizing.

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  6. Stunning but I do love the eyes – that is a great stamp indeed!

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  7. wonderful cso strong like them both.
    chriss x

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  8. These are fabulous!! I especially love the eyes! I could stare at it for hours! Love what you’ve done with the gesso and sequin waste. I can’t wait to play with the heart-shaped from your RAK!!

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  9. Great Orange skinny.

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  10. Rosie, your items look so wonderful!
    I love the gleam in those eyes, they look so real.

    And I love best that you felt so good after this flash of creation 😉

    Please take a look at my site, I’ve got an award for you.

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  11. Hi Rosie,
    Psssssssssss its another fantastic !! love your art ! bizzz

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  12. Sandy

     /  July 23, 2008

    Rosie, Rosie awwwwwwww they are stunning.
    Amazing backgrounds. Love them.

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  13. Cool! Great work.

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  14. crissi

     /  July 24, 2008

    fab skinny Rosie love the rich colour.

    Thanks for joining in with the Arty Girlz challenge.

    crissi xx

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  15. Nice. I like the various painting elements you used

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