Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Canvas, Colour and Fun with Trudi Harrison

"Always Be Yourself"
Unless you can be a peacock
 Then always be a peacock

Hi Everyone!

Trudi back with you on the 2Crafty blog. For my first creation today, I have used lots 
of lovely 2Crafty  loveliness to build and construct my version of a peacock.  

This is where my inspiration started from in its natural state 

The peacock body created with Alison's Corner and the beautiful cascading plumage of a peacock tail replicated with the layering of  Handrawn Feathers, Large Leafy Vine and Leafy Shrub Set 1

The canvas background was created, taking inspiration from the lush toning of a peacock's plumage.
 I worked with Ken Oliver Color Burst powders and water, texture paste and mica flakes.  

2Crafty elements have been painted with Dina Wakley White Heavy Body Acrylic Paint. 
Color Burst Powder was activated with water to add a little colour and a fine sprinkling of holographic glitter for some sparkle. A few crystal gems have been placed to replicate
 the eye effect that we see in a peacocks feather.

The paint 'bubbled' effect on the chipboard was created by drying the wet paint with a heat gun.
  A slight opalescent effect for the mini word 'always'  was created with Tinby Metallic Melts - Glistening Snow was heat set over the top of black ink.

2Crafty Chipboard Products:

Corner Alison's
Handrawn Feathers
Large Leafy Vine
Leafy Twig Set 1 
Mini Word Set 1

"Enjoy" - CANVAS
For my next project, I have once again altered a canvas and created a pretty scene 
with 2Crafty Chipboard pieces.

All the chipboard elements have been given a touch of shabby appeal with white paint. A 
few leaf tips from the leafy shrub set were accented with purple Color Burst powder and water.

I just adore this window shutter set and assembled it so that it is three dimensional.
Fussy cut floral elements and flowers have been layered with the leafy twig branches
 in a cascading effect to replicate a hanging basket of beautiful blooms.

The Victorian Lamp Post and Mail Box are both stunning pieces.  A little Diamond Dust 
was also applied on the top of the lamp post with a light accent of purple.  
The Mail Box has been affixed over the top of the lamp post.   

2Crafty Chipboard Products:
Window Shutter Set
Corner Arches
Victorian Lamp Post
Branch With Bird
Leafy Twig Branches
Mini Word Set 1

Lastly, I will leave you with a project that I have created for the Kraft+ Challenge Site. 
October's challenge is Kraft +  'Inspired by Nature'. Again I have used an assortment 
of 2Crafty loveliness to replicate the flowing hair of the girl.
Youth and beauty fade, character lasts forever  

2Crafty Chipboard Products:

Square Leafy Frame Set
Leafy Shrub Set 1
Ariel's Spray
Soft Feather Set
Vintage Clock Hands
Mini Words Set 1

And Remember...

Thanks so much for dropping by,



Priscilla Lim said...

Super duper gorgeous projects! Love them all :)

Rosslyn Coutts said...

Beautiful work.

Rosslyn Coutts said...

Fantastic work

Di Garling said...

Oh Trudi these are absolutely STUNNING. Fabulous design, great composition, your choices of chippies is jaw dropping, colours are jaw dropping amazing. Ten out of ten. LOOOOOOOVE them.

Marianne/skorpionen said...

Fantastic projects!! I absolutely love the first one, amazing colors! Love how you used the chippies!!

Lisa Griffith said...

Trudi...I am speechless...your projects are stunning in every way possible! The colors and the design are just flawless, magnificent work!

Kathy Gnj said...

Wow! These projects are AMAZING! I'm blown away by your creativeness, especially with the peacock. Just beautiful.

Valerie Ouellet said...

Wow stunning project! I love the use of thé chipboard.

Valerie Ouellet said...

Wow stunning project! I love the use of thé chipboard.

Karen.C said...

Your work is amazing :)

Rachael Funnell said...

OMG Trudi! You are 1 VERY TALENTED LADY... all 3 of these projects are STUNNING...

Sanderijn de Bruin said...

WOWOWOWOW this is all so amazing! You're so talented!! Gorgeous work!

gumgully said...

Stunning wow awesome. Im speechless over the talent of u all

Athanasia said...

OMG Trudi your work is amazing! I can't decide which of the projects is my favorite!!!

Fiona Paltridge said...

Truly amazing projects!!!

Jaya Raghuvanshi said...

Your creations are so gorgeous Trudi! Wowwww!

ros said...

OMG Trudi. Amazing!!! I can't stop looking at your peacock. fabulous projects ♥

Catherine Giguère said...

Stunning!! I love the colors and the use of the chipboards!

Kerry said...

Fantastic work!!!