Monday, October 29, 2012

If Music Be The Food Of Love

When I saw that one
of the challenges at Bird is the Word was to use the word "MUSIC", the verse from Shakespeare's Twelfth Night came to mind. So I made this...


I adhered a piece 
of Imaginisce DP from their fall collection of last year to my page with gel medium... then some torn scraps of music sheet tissue paper. I rubbed on a little Yellow Ochre acrylic paint with my finger and covered it all with Clear Rock Candy crackle paint.  A random layer of molding paste using the Mini Tile Texture stencil from Crafter's Workshop went on next. When it was dry, I applied a bit of Red Ochre acrylic here and there.


I cut a heart with
my Spellbinder's die and stamped it using my Love Set from Rubber Stamp Tapestry and Jet Black Archival ink. I stamped the center of the O with a rose peg stamp, then the leaves. I went over all with a crackled effect stamp, then scrunched up the heart in my hand for some wrinkles... applied it to the page with gel medium and rubbed on some of the Red Ochre and some more of that crackled stamping. The shadowing is done with a black soft charcoal pencil. I rubbed some Jet Black Archival ink on the horn charm and added it using Glossy Accents.


I printed the verse
on my Mac, added Wild Honey and Rusty Hinge Distress Ink, applied the words to my page with gel medium and finally did more shadowing with the black soft charcoal.


More of the Jet Black
ink went around the edges of the page... then I called it quits! A very enjoyable project.

I'm linking my page at:
Anything But A Card Challenge - Incorporate Black into Your Project
Balzer Designs - Art Journal Every Day
Bird is the Word - Music

Thanks for stopping by today!
Hugs!
Linda

15 comments:

Tiina...KrisTiina said...

So beautiful craft. Love the heart and the colors. Its all in so good harmony. And I just LOVE your cards in your blog! Your so talented.

Lizzyc said...

HI.. This looks fabulous! love how arty it looks.. and thanks for joining in at BITW!!

Rachel M said...

Incredibly talented indeed! This project is absolutely stunning! LOVE it!!

Linda R said...

I just love seeing your Art Journal pages. You did a fabulous job on this one my friend.

Hugs~

Diana Fernandez said...

I adore this journal page! I need the solice of playing in my journal! It looks so relaxing! Thank you for joining us at Anything But a Card

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

Very pretty and I love the quote!!!!

BloomingPink said...

This is a GORGEOUS project!

LittleSunday said...

Beautiful page!!!!! Love the techniques you ve used!

Audrey Pettit said...

Oh how beautiful, Linda! Love that quote and really love the layered and detailed background and heart. So fun to read all the steps involved. All I can say is WOW!
And thanks for leaving me a comment on my blog about the pens, as I didn't get your email. Will send you an email today!

Ros Crawford said...

Stunning!! I really love your art

Julia S-W said...

I love this journal page! The colours seem to glow against the charcoal shadows which are beautifully soft and not harsh. Great work.
Thanks for joining us at Anything But A Card this time.
Juliax
(Thank you so much for your visit to my blog and comment on my tag too - glad you liked it! Jx).

lizzidroege said...

love this its just wonderful always love your innovative and inspiring work... those pens are amazing...
hugs
lizzi

Linda said...

Love it!

Txh for joining ua at BITW :)

Keren Tamir said...

love this art journaling page!!
thanks for joining us at BITW

I'm also having a giveaway on my blog if you want to win some goodies!!

http://kerentamir.blogspot.ca/2012/11/november-giveaway.html

LolĂ´ Artesanato said...

Amazing job!
xx and tks for playing with us at Bird is the Word
Leila
:)

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