This week for WOYWW I have some progress from things started last week.
You may remember I'd gessoed (?) over a canvas I didn't like and was going to go a different direction....direction started:
Liking the layers of red and orange and texture...not sure where next. Also started a little box 'canvas' covered with music (it's actually the box my soap comes in).
Then, I was working on trying to make my own decorative tape using masking tape. (I used it in my lettering journal which I'll share later in the week) I made some more and found that using the expensive stuff from Home Depot didn't work as well as the $1 store stuff. HD was too sticky and wouldn't peel off the freezer paper - it might work better on waxed paper but I don't have any right now. Plus the dollar store tape is whiter - here are some new experimental strips:
I found my projects overflowing my work table this week (I'm sure that never happens to any of you) so behind me on the ironing board (great table height :)) I have my AB (altered book) project waiting to get going and some great tissue paper pieces I'll be adding to a collage (project from Jane Davies Collage Journeys book).
The tissue paper project is to choose 2 colors of paper and sandwich something in between, sealing the papers together with matte medium.
The top one I stamped with a lady bug on yellow and glued it to a light blue tissue paper; on the right I drew spirals with oil pastels and used yellow and lime green tissues; on the bottom I used yellow and white and sandwiched cut out leaf shapes. Using the 2 layers of tissue paper gives the paper more substance and the two colors blend to form a nice third color with a stronger tint depending on which side you place up. An easy and fun project - thanks Jane!
Lots of other desks to explore over at Julia's Stamping Ground.....