Wednesday, 22 February 2012

DT Project #2 by Minxy : Featuring:

Wendy Vecchi Studio 490
Art Parts Sample Pack
Clearly for Art
'Nature's Art' , 'Art Inspiration' & 'In Love With Art' 490 Stamps
Hi Snazzy Folks, Tis me again with my next Wendy inspired art piece.
This time I decided to work with the DT set of stamps I had received and one of the spool sets from the sample pack {something i've never tried b4}
 Now where to start: I say this as the piece kind of developed as I was making it rather than having a set plan when I started. I think I started by inking the lrg circle and the small spool circle top art parts with peeled paint distress stain and stamping with archival ink the background from the nature's art set.
 I covered the other spool circle bottom and centre piece with Tim Holtz vintage shabby papers and gave them a touch up in colour with some broken china distress stain.
 Before I stuck them all together with stix2 ultra clear tape and matt accents I made a small slit in the top spool piece large enough for one of the petals from one of the large flowers to sit snugly in creating a backdrop for the top. 
I finished off the base with some butterfly's that I created by stamping the butterfly from the nature's art set in black stazon on clear clearly for art, and then alcohol inked the underside giving the butterfly's their colour.
I coloured the large flower art part with a wash of picket fence then mustard seed distress stain, and distress inked the edges with spiced marmalade. I stamped the petals with the doily from the 'in love with art' set and the ART from the 'art inspirations' set in black archival ink. I attached the flower to the base by inserting it into the pre made slit and adding a bit of glossy accents to hold in place.
Next came the painstaking task of stamping and cutting out goodness knows how many of the leaves from the 'nature's art' set, I stamped 4 on the clearly for art in stazon cactus green and archival olive, I don't know if it was the extra juicy pads but both inks seemed to bleed out a bit on the C4A surface. 
The rest I stamped onto grungepaper
Once they were all cut out I arranged on the top, Using the C4A leaves for some height and interest and draping the grungpaper ones on the base. Another butterfly finished the top and I was done.
Sorry if you've nodded off after that mammoth explanation.. When you get caught up in the making of something you often forget you have to explain how it was done after lol
So have you been making 490 Creations?? If you have don't forget to share them with us HERE for your chance to win a 490 prize.
I'll see you again on Friday for my final piece of the month
Stay Inky