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Monday, 25 March 2013

Artful Times Alcohol inking

Think I just made this challenge over at Artful Times Neet is asking for
"Alcohol Inking" I think my mojo is frozen solid with all this cold snowy weather, as I phaffed around with all sorts of things and couldn't get it to work. Eventually I made myself a little keyring (always useful) it is a wooden tag shape and I painted it with pearl acrylic then used cool peri, stream, and a bright colour with silver metallic and dabbed it all over to get this lovely colour mix. The technique is from TH Simple but effective. If you haven't already then do look at Neet and Von's projects they are very good. Thanks for stopping by my blog. Hugs Sandra X

9 comments:

Suze Bain said...

You can really see the shimmer on this when you zoom in. A super little keyring. Xx

chrissies said...

It looks like mother of pearl Sandra--what a great idea.

Hope it gets warmer soon.

Love Chrissie xx

Von said...

A really lovely mix of colours Sandra and makes a super keyring :)
Thanks for sharing with us at Artful Times
Von ♥

craftattack said...

Nice piece Sandra. It's freeeeezing here too! Valerie

butterfly said...

How pretty... love the shimmer!
Alison x

Alexa said...

Really cute Sandra! Don't envy you with the snow ... roll on Spring.

Neet said...

A delightful little keyring Sandra with a lovely mix of colours on it. You have given me an idea now so I must dash and get my inks out again.
Thanks for joining us at Artful Times, Hugs, Neet xx

Heather Alger said...

Great Ideas and love the shimmer. A really Beautiful piece :)

Craftychris said...

ooh this is fabulous! My mojo has up and left at the moment and I can't find it! xx