Friday, 25 March 2016

Paperbabe - PopArt Portrait - Midway Challenge Post

Hiya and Welcome to my Blog Today

Yay its the Easter Holidays so loads of time off with my Kiddies - I do love having them all at home with me - we have lots of fun things planned! 

But for now it's time to say 'I'm A Paperbabe DT Girl' again after a short break - I'm so glad to be back and today I am sharing with you my project for this Fortnight's Challenge over on the Paperbabe Stamps Blog which started last friday this is my Midway Reminder Post 

The Challenge is a Picture Inspiration Challenge 

Be Inspired by this Picture - any part of it or even just the colours - then post your entry's onto the Paperbabe Stamps Blog for a chance to win - do visit the Blog to see all the Gorgeous Design Team Projects to inspire you

Here is my Project for the Challenge

I picked the green's, pinks and white from the Picture and decided to use my Distress Inks as watercolours

I used some of the Mixed Media Templates to create my Portrait. 'Mini Portrait - Wavy Bunches'
'Mini Portrait Face - Head & Torso' - I drew through the templates using a pencil in case of any errors and to be able to rub out where necessary, I lined up the head angled to the side. I then stamped the eyes, nose and mouth using light grey ink and the 'Female Face Mini Stamp Set'. Once I was happy with all the features I then drew over all the lines using a waterproof Pigma Micron fine pen.

I watercoloured her skin using 'Tattered Rose', 'Spun Sugar' and 'Victorian Velvet' Distress Inks. I layered the colours over each other to create shading and definition.

I painted the background using 'Spun Sugar', 'Worn Lipstick' and 'Stormy Sky' Distress Inks. I inked through one of the Mixed Media Stencils - 'Polka Dot's 2.5mm' with Stormy Sky Distress Ink and blending foam to create the PopArt Dots style

Her hair I painted using 'Peeled Paint' and 'Black Soot' distress inks, layering up and feathering to create the strands and shading effects 

I framed my Portrait into a pretty white frame ive had sitting empty for a while 

Thank You so much for visiting my Blog today - please visit again soon for more Projects from me - dont forget to visit the Paperbabe Stamps Blog to enter the challenge 

Krafty Hugs xx

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