Monday, 31 August 2015

Off the Rails August Challenge

Hello there everyone

Wow, time sure fly when you have fun. It's been a very busy 2 months but I am happy to be back again. So today, I'd like to share my take on Off the Rails's August moodboard. It is absolutely gorgeous. So happy I got it done in time, just... :)

Here is the moodboard and a link to their blog, so please hop over and be inspired by the awesome work of their designers.



So for this challenge I decided on a journal page...mmm yes not something I'm very familiar with or known for, but  definitely something I'd like to explore in more detail. I have to admit I think I've fallen in love with it, and did not expect it to happen so soon, so I hope you like it.

Here is my take:



Details:

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Page 2


Techniques I've used:

I  covered my page with lace gesso and fabric. This technique was inspired by an art journal class I've attended at Scrap Matrix.

I've also been inspired by  Heather' McMahon' s tutorial on the Off the Rails blog this month, so I just had to play with magicals and H2O's. Wow, I just love how the colour blends.

Then I strung some mini sequins in wire strands to mimic some of the vertical lines in the sketch and added some golden mosaic tiles for variation. I was inspired by wind chaims at a friend's house and knew I wanted to add it to a craft project.




Tada and it was done. :)

Products Used:
Art journal– Finnabair, Lace Scrap– Matrix, Chipboard– Scrap Matrix, Sequins–  Scrap matrix.Stamps–  Darkroom Door, Dylusions Die- Cheery Lynn.


10 comments :

  1. It's fantastic Anguree! The colours and the sequins and chipboards - it all adds up to a fabulous art journal page! Well done! You've certainly inspired me. Thank you for joining with us at Off the Rails Scrapbooking.

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  2. Love mixed media great take on the sketch and mood board. Well done Anguree. Thanks for joining us ata Off the Rails Scrapbooking

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  3. Wow! Sensational start to your art journaling journey......LOOOVE the lace on the bg & those colours are ,well, magical AND the little butterflies....love 'em! Thanks so much for joining us at Off the Rails this month.....better late than never, as they say!!!

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  4. Oh wow Anguree - this is amazing! I've never seen you do a journal page before. I love it! And thanks for your lovely comments about my tutorial. :) Thanks for joining in at Off The Rails.

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  5. fabulous mixed media project.. great take on both the sketch and colour palette from OTRS

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