Wednesday, May 09, 2012

WOYWW#153

Well, this is what's on my work desk today. I actually finished it late last night, but wanted to share it with you. I used another of my Crafters Workshop stencils and if you notice on the right side I cleaned off the stencil and got the resist. That's another page waiting to happen. I read somewhere that you could use drywall paste instead of the expensive Modeling Paste to get texture and IT WORKS! the little blue dots are the results. I love it. Again, I watched a video by Donna Downey and got the sketch to do this page, just added a few of my own little touches to make it my own. I am learning so many awesome things from her and all the talented artist out there that share on WOYWW. Thanks to all of you!!
Well, go and check out all the other desks out there at http://www.stamping-ground.blogspot.com/ and you'll see and learn lots from all of them. Have a great day and thanks for stopping by.

26 comments:

  1. I love Donna too, she is so inspirational! Loving your page on the left, it is stunning, gorgeous colours and so vibrant. Thanks for your visit. Anne #2

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  2. What a gorgeous page, its stunning! I love all the blues, they look amazing :)

    Have a fab WOYWW and a lovely week, Hugs, Karen xx #49

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  3. Great artjournalpages! :)
    I´m waiting for my order from Crafters workshop to arrive to me here in Sweden so I really enjoy seeing what you can do with the stencils.

    Have a nice week and a happy WOYWW!
    Susan, nr 57

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  4. I love the colours Peggy,
    It looks like you're having such fun which is what its about ;D
    Thanks for letting me take a peek at your desk.
    Have a wonderful WOYWW ~ enjoy Neesie #45

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  5. Wow looks great. Famfa#118

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  6. Wonderful page(s) the colour is fab. I love watching Donna's videos too. Helen , 9

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  7. Great journal pages & i like the texture you've created on them. Happy crafting , Jill #52

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  8. These pages are wonderful - very creative - thanks for sharing - (Hazel, WOYWW #95) x

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  9. Wow these pages are super! Take care, enjoy WOYWW this week, I know I will! Zo xx 73

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  10. brilliant journal pages
    have a fab crafty woyww
    kay #28

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  11. Hi Peggy, thanks for stopping by. I really must check out this Donna Downey as I have heard her name a few times now. BJ#41

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  12. LOVE this page..i'm a huge fan of texture in your art work and this looks like its full!! Trish #60

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  13. ...super journal page lots of loVely inkiness with very bold colours, loVe the focal point, clever stuff Peggy! & yep Donna Downey I could watch her video's all night what a awesome & inspiring lady she is...thanks for sharing today and popping in to say hello...have a fabby week...Melx :)

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  14. Hi Peggy thanks for popping in to see me. I love your art journalling page. It looks like you have two different tribes of dots living on you page. Top right are organised and mean business and the bottom left are just wandering where life takes them! I bet you never knew!!! :-) Happy WOYWW to you Helen 50

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  15. Wow, that's great, Peggy! I have just discovered the trick of using a stencil as a mask, by rubbing away through the stencil - awesome! I use Polyfilla One Fill (known as joint compound in the US, I think) for mixed media work - it's hugely cheaper than moulding paste or gesso and works just as well! It's very fine textured, and lightweight, and dries without shrinking.

    Thanks for stopping by my blog.

    Happy WOYWW,
    Shoshi #85

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  16. That's one of the things I love about WOYWW all the tips you get, thanks for sharing. Hugs, Amanda #104

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  17. This looks great, I really love the colours.
    Have a great week.
    Von #18 Thanks for your visit.

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  18. Stunning journal page... the colours and design is just Brillant... Hugs May x x x#31

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  19. Love this page, great colours! and I like how you are using the other side of the stencil for the next page! x April #84

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  20. Peggy, you're welcome re the tip about joint compound. Cheap and cheerful and it does the job awesomely! I love that stuff. You can spread it out and press things into it to make textures, and embed things in it (I bought some poultry grit at our local farmer's store recently and plan to use this for gorgeous texture) and then when it's dry, apply layers of different coloured acrylics, sealing them between layers with acrylic polymer and rubbing them back to expose the colours underneath... (Details on my blog - somewhere lol! Look for "mixed media mirrors.") All gorgeous, messy, hands-on FUN!! Mixed media is the best playtime I've had for ages.

    Shoshi #85

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  21. Hi Peggy! Lovely colors in your journal! I see you are a MA teamie. My good bloggy friend Charlene is on that team too! Lovely goodies!

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  22. Fabulous journal - love the colours that you have used.

    #97

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  23. Isn't it amazing how we find products that are alternatives to be used. Love your journal pages, so vibrant.

    Thanks for visiting me
    Eliza #90

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  24. Great tip about the paste, I shall be down the DIY store in the morning! Those canvasses look great! #53

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  25. I'm getting around late this week...but better late than never!?!?

    What a gorgeous technique...and pages! I'm going to have to try that! Thanks for the inspiration!

    Thanks for stopping by and taking a peek!

    Amy E. #3
    scrapthissavethat.blogspot.com

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  26. I'm even later than Amy! Ace art journal you're working on. I think I need to get some of my other templates out and start using them. So much stash...so little time.

    Thanks for stopping by!

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