Saturday, May 26, 2018

"Paradise Found" by Tammy Klingner

Hi there 2Crafty peoples
Tammy here today to share my latest creation using my favourite chippy.
This one's titled:

"Paradise Found"

A page about a recent adventure to Phuket and how the 
colours of this amazing place totally inspired me.

I used the following '2Crafty Chipboard':
"Paradise Title"
"Flower Doilies"
"Crazy Stitched Panel"
"Swaying Branches"

I began by coating the "Flower Doilies" in white gesso.
I then applied a pink/burgundy watercolour.
I love the watercolour effect - the mottled uneven colour.

I also applied white gesso to one of the "Swaying Branches".
I painted a few of the leaves and stems in a green watercolour.

I then added a few dotes and lines to highlight these.
I really wanted to define just some of the leaves, but not all of them.

I placed this branch underneath my photo, but allowed it to sweep over the photo.
I did this to mimic the branch at the top of the photo.

I trimmed off small sections of the "Crazy Stitched Panel" and applied black gesso.

I then placed it randomly on top of the bright coloured background I'd created.

I like how the black grounds all the bright colours and 
acts as a strong contrast to the whitish background.

For the title, I applied white gesso and then once dry applied green watercolour
 to the top half, and once dry, added blue paint to the bottom half.

I just love the Ombre two tone effect and the colours that mimic the gorgeous water.

To continue with the water theme, I added Glossy Accents.
The high gloss/resin finish gives the illusion of being wet.

I love that I was able to mimic so much about beautiful Phuket - the colours, the water, the beauty.

I love that you can achieve so many different finishes on chipboard
 that complement your story, your layout, your photo.

 Paradise found is right!

I wish I was there right now!

That's it from me today, I hope I've inspired you today in some way. 

I'd love you to leave me some feedback, and if you'd like to see more of me you can pop over to my BLOG


Elena Martynova said...

This is simply divine , love the colour combo. Love that piece of chipboard , just gorgeous!

Di Garling said...

Brilliant as always Tammy th great use of all the chippie pieces.

Lisa Amiet said...

Amazing!! Love all the texture!

Sabrina Turpin said...

Awesome!! :)

MARIE S said...

Splendide !!!