Pearshaped

Pearshaped

Wednesday, 8 March 2017

Playtime!

I make no secret of the fact that I love Paper Artsy's Infusions - they react with water so well….and... they look great when mixed with PA's Pearl Glaze as I found here!
Only thing is - I got so involved that I forgot to take any photos!
I spread the glaze roughly over part of the page then sprinkled Are You Cerise and Blue Blood over the top and spread the glaze with a 'credit' card - I love how it combined the colours and left streaks in parts! I stamped the large flower from Tracy Scott's new set ETS08 (and then stamped some smaller flowers and leaves from the same set) onto book paper. They were coloured in in various ways, Distress markers, Prima Watercolours, NeocolourIIs. I then stamped the flowers onto the page  too so that when they were cut out the extended flower still showed! I spattered some Black and Inky Pool Fresco paint before sticking on my book page flowers. The little butterfly was in my scraps box. I wanted a word but didn't want it to detract from the flower so StencilGirl Seth Apter stencil to the rescue!! 
Just in case you can't pick up the pearly finish here is a photo from the side



I would like to enter in 

Paper Artsy's Challenge - Topic 3 - Paint With Infusions 

Frilly and Funkie - "Welcome Spring" Challenge

Simon Says Monday Challenge - Make Your Own Background

as well as joining Art Journal Journey again for Yvonne's fabulous theme Out And About

Thanks for looking and sorry for not visiting some of you yet - this won't surprise you….. we have been out rather a lot lately!!!!
We went to one of these buildings today

 - I think you might be able to guess which one!!!
I'll give you a clue - we sat down for quite a while!!!
Chris





25 comments:

Astrid Maclean said...

Gorgeous page wit fantastic background!! Brilliant work!

Seth said...

Beautiful page. And great idea to use the pearl glaze.

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

I've never seen Infusions. Are they a bit like Brushos (which I have also never seen)? The background colors are fabulous, though and the beautiful flowers are no surprise to me, since you love flowers so much.

So, I'm guessing the Football Museum, which would have been MY choice, was not where you went (grin).

Valerie-Jael said...

Fantastic page, love the colours, hugs, Valerie

Helen said...

Depending on the film, I'd have chosen the football museum too! Love that infusion page though.. it's gorgeous.

Brenda Brown said...

Fabulous page Chris, the infusions and glaze worked perfectly together and I love the colours. Hope you enjoyed the film (as I guess you weren't at the museum). Have a great weekend xxx

froebelsternchen Susi said...

It seems the infusions are made for you! What a terrific page that is!!Works amazing with the glaze effect you created!
Thank you very much for another fantastic entry to Yvonne's March theme! You rock! I bet you were at the cinema, am I right?!

Happy Thursday
oxo Susi

chrissie said...

The page is wonderful and great that you managed to capture the sheen in your photograph.

Not a clue where the photograph was taken was it Manchester?--just thinking abiout tthe football thing.

Love Chrissie xx

Meggymay said...

Its a fantastic background Chris, love the shine effect and of course those new infusions are on my wish list. Beautiful page and it shows how you were having a good time creating it.
Hope you enjoyed the film?
Yvonne xx

Redanne said...

Chris, I have to say, this is my favourite piece of your work, of all time!! It is absolutely stunning!!! Hugs, Anne xx

craftytrog said...

Beautiful!!!

Let's Art Journal said...

Wow, the shimmer and shine for your Pearl Glaze is so amazing! You have created such a beautiful page :-). Thanks for the clue, my guess is the cinema :-). Happy Thursday Chris! J :-)

butterfly said...

Such a pretty page, and the background is amazing. Really like that subtle word hovering over it all. I haven't mixed the Infusions with any glazes, so that's great inspiration, thank you.
Alison x

Rita said...

Fabulous page Chris. The colours are so striking too. Hope your both well. Hugs Rita xxxx

My name is Erika. said...

I bought a couple of those Infusions from Paper Artsy and hope I get a chance this weekend to play with them. Your page is really fun! And I'm guessing you went to the IMAX. What fun thing did you go see, may I ask? Hugs-Erika

Etsuko Noguchi said...

What a lovely page!! Fabulous Tracy's images and coloring with infusions. xx

Julie Ann Lee said...

What a gorgeous page, Chris. Infusions are so much fun. You just never know what effect you're going to create with them so they always surprise and delight! xx

Craftyfield said...

Gorgeous page, I love the colours!

Jane said...

I love this page Chris..jut gorgeous! xx

Macarena said...

Cute pastel background and lovely stamping. Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge!

Sara Barker said...

Hi Chirs, I'm still not getting around to blogs with any regularity, as my computer is slower than molasses! But I saw this in the gallery at Frilly and Funkie, and I just had to come for a closer look! What a beautiful page! I love the colors and your background is so amazingly clever! Gorgeous flowers, too! We had SNOW yesterday! Woo Hoo! Sending frosty hugs!

Suzanne C said...

Beautiful! Lovely spring garden you created on a charming journal page! Thanks for playing along in the "Welcome Spring" challenge at Frilly and Funkie!

Kathy/NorthCarolina said...

You chose the perfect colors for a spring art journal page! Lovely details and a real sense of the joy of spring! Thanks so much for sharing this with us at the Frilly and Funkie "Welcome Spring" Challenge

Jenny Marples said...

Totally beautiful Chris! Love how this journal page has come together. Thank you so much for joining us at Frilly and Funkie xx

Sandy said...

Absolutely gorgeous journal page!!
Sandy xx