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Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Eureka Stamps Challenge #195 Anything Goes




Eureka Stamps' Challenge theme this week is 

Anything Goes

As many of you might know already, I am taking the Wanderlust online classes. The teacher a few weeks ago was Andy Skinner, one of my favorite artist. He feature a dry-brush technique using a shadow box frame from a kit. I felt immediately in love with this technique, so I decided to use the 28301 Riverwalk  image from Eureka Stamps and do this technique to a very simple wooden frame from Michaels.
This was my first frame, which I made it for my son's teacher, who is leaving the school as end-off-the year gift:



The image was watercolored using H2O shimmering watercolors. 


some close-ups:





I used all this materials for the frame:



 Creative Embellishments laser cut shipboard from their mixed media kit: https://creativeembellishments.com/mixed-media-kits/february-kit.html  


and some firebrick distress paint from Ranger.

I had so much fun doing this technique that I made a second frame, using a word for the shipboard embellishment I used:


I am loving this technique and I think my second trial went better too. 

Some closeups:








I would love to enter the following challenges:
Inspiration: bird, Road runner and Color combination


Wood: Frame, Word: Explore, something Wild: Andy's technique





Good luck in the Eureka Stamp Challenge,

Vicky Tovar

6 comments:

  1. Fantastic project, Veronica! I love how your frame turned out, and the image was the perfect one! Thanks for sharing this with us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge!

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  2. You have done such a great job with this lovely image - that is one I need to check out!

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  3. Thanks for playing at Challenge Mixed Media Place

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  4. Beautiful project. Thank you for joining us at MMW this month

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  5. Thank you for joining our MMW challenge!

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  6. Gorgeous frame!
    Thanks for joining us at MMP xx

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