Thursday, 3 August 2017

Artmarks 30 Day Summer Challenge 2017 - Days 19 & 20

Hello Everyone!

We're two thirds through this challenge now, and my journal is starting to fill up. It's interesting to look through for inspiration, although I tend to just go for it, trying not to overthink the page.

Here are my latest two pages...

Day 19 - Scattered - Very simple pen drawn mandala, over a background made with leftover paint from day 18's page.


Day 20 - Scratched - I used Dylusions paint on this one, scraping it on with a palette knife, then scratching into the paint with the tip. Sketched leaves with charcoal pencil, then added marks, scribbles, splatters and a Tim Holtz quote sticker.



Wishing you all a wonderful, creative day!

Alison x




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    1. I love both variations - so great to see you once again at Art Journal Journey for Jo's theme! Much appreciated dear Alison!
      oxo Susi

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  2. Your simple page of leftover paint and Mandela is beautiful, I really like it's simplicity and fresh vibe ๐Ÿ˜€. Dylusions paints are always so vibrant and the way you applied them with a palette knife really gives a beautiful translucency and depth of layering. I love the detail you added with your doodles, signature splatters, scratches and leaf drawings too. It all draws the eye towards the lovely quote you added, which I can really relate too as it's so positive ๐Ÿ˜€. Thanks for getting creative, it's always a pleasure to see you at Art Journal Journey. Hope you are having a great week! J ๐Ÿ˜Š

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  3. these are fabulous - especially scratched!

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  4. Cool pages. I really love those colors. :) Hugs-Erika

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  5. I love both of them, but the second one stole my heart, such contrasts and gorgeous colours!

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  6. Brilliant pages.
    xxx Hazel.

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  7. Super pages Ali. Lovely colours on the first and the scratching gives a great effect on the second.
    Hugs Flo xx

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