This is the front cover for the pages I did in an earlier post. First I used my Cricut to cut the 3 hearts on the right and stuck them down before brushing Gesso over the whole cover. I then painted it with acrylic paints which I had diluted with a little water.
Then I splodged on some more Gesso and dribbled on more acrylic paints. I used a toothbrush to flick on white acrylic and finally sprayed with colourwash through a circle stencil.
I cut the heart out of watercolour paper which had been sprayed, then stitched on my mini Janome.
'Graffiti' was cut on the Cricut and my OH asked ' What's Gaffi? Doh! I was so concentrated on getting them down, I hadn't noticed 2 were missing!! I shaded them with a grey oil pastel and sponged the edge of the cover with black soot.
'of my life' was computer generated using a typewriter font.
I'd like to point out in the photo on the right is a shadow! Not me being to liberal with the ink!
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hugs Joy xxx