Tuesday 20 April 2021

Finger Painting

A bit of finger painting today, lol.

I've been watching an old Art Journalling DVD by Kate Crane where she does painty backgrounds with her fingers and thought I would have a go. 

It didn't go particularly well, the paint dried quite quickly so colours didn't blend well (most of the paints are a few years old to be fair). I might try adding a gesso base to the card next time.

The more paint I added the worse it got :D

so I decided to quit while I was behind.

 To knock it back a bit I sponged through a stencil with white paint and also overstamped some circle patterns in white paint.

then started adding a bit of texture using co-ordinating distress inks and black versafine.


Daler Rowney Smooth Heavyweight paper
Pebeo Deco acrylics - mango, lemon, antique pink
Docrafts acrylic - guava
Daler Rowney acrylic - zinc mixing white
#67 Broken Circles stencil by Aall & Create
#259 Pineapple Crown (A&C)
#404 Visual Ingredients (A&C)
black versafine inkpad
black memento inkpad
distress inkpads
Limetree crafts white super smooth 200gsm
Copic markers
black fineliner pen

As You Like It Challenge Favourite embossing or stencil - I love the versatility of stencils, you can get so many different effects with them.
Simon Says Stamp (Mon) Bright cheerful colours
Lost Coast Designs #120 favourite sentiment or saying 

Thanks for stopping by, stay safe
Katrina x


cotnob said...

It sounds like quite a challenge to create your background but by persevering you ended up with a fabulous base for your fun image - lovely colours.
Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob

Viv said...

Oh Kat! This is soooooo good! Great background for your adorable little Pantywearing Princess! (A girl after my own heart!) Love it. x

Elaine Stark said...

Super background. Thanks for joining AYLI challenge. Elaine

Sarah said...

It definitely looks like the phoenix rose out of the ashes here Katrina and left you with a gorgeous background. Love that image, not sure I am going to try the underwear and crown only look though!! xx

Sarah said...

...oooh meant to say, thank you for sharing with us at AYLI too xx

PinkWhisperDesigns said...

Such a fun and cute card! Love the background! Thank you so much for joining us for the Art Impressions Blog Challenge!

Brenda said...

I LOVE this background, and you've used one of my favorite artist's image. VLS has such wonderful, fun stamps.

Stamps and Paper said...

Great background for your quirky image Katrina..lovely your card.


Sue said...

I think it looks wonderful Katrina! I've done a few classes with Kate and she always says that it has to get really bad and then the last layer makes it perfect, and you've proved that here! Thank you so much for joining in with our challenge at Lost Coast Designs and have a lovely week, Sue xx

Vicki Dutcher said...

Super cute. Your bg ended up fabulous -- the more you play.... ;) Thanks for joining in at HLS Stencil Challenge

Diane said...

Super cute design Katrina.

Hugs Diane

Fikreta said...

great card!

Sue - said...

I think your background worked just great! Thank you for joining us at Happy Little Stampers Stencil Challenge.

ionabunny said...

Finger painting sounds like fun and a wonderful result. Love your little princess. Thanks for joining the fun at the Lost Coast Portal to Creativity Challenge. Hugz