African sunset…

That’s the mood I was aiming for with this ATC for TMTA. I used the scrunched magazine technique (by Jeanette Blok, which I found on Willy’s blog today!) and stamped my tree onto tissue paper, adhering that to the ATC with gel medium. The tissue paper didn’t quite dry clear and transparent, but I tinted it with orange and yellow acrylic paint and some red oil pastel (Neocolours II):

Out of Africa...

I love the feel of this one – it’s quite waxy to the touch! Stamp from Personal Impressions, grunge from me!

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  1. This is beautiful…it captures the idea of Africa so well and so dramatically!

  2. i love your grunge!! and what a glow of color!!!!!!

  3. The colors are so beautiful, great!

  4. Wow! This is gorgeous!

  5. I have been very remiss and not stopped by for ages which is very silly of me because I do so enjoy your art Rosie. This one has got me all excited to run off and try a new technique. I’ve been doing lots of this in the past few days (it’s amazing what you can find on YouTube!). Well, I’ve just spent a happy few minutes back browsing through your older posts and enjoying my stroll around your gallery of latest works. By the way, it appears to be snowing in here – perhaps you’d best check the roof for holes…

    • You always make me laugh Lisa!! Happy to have you stop by anytime! Been experimenting meself so I get the whole “Youtube” adventure! xx

  6. Fantastic, love this colourful background, really Africa feeling.

  7. hermaf

     /  January 2, 2011

    Diese Farben! Fantastisch!

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