Saturday, August 21, 2010


Mary Green's second lesson in her online class "Collage Coterie" was color and contrast.  I decided to do a two-page spread:

I colored the little girls with chalks and placed them against a torn paper (some vintage and some not) background. The birds were provided by Mary on a collage sheet.  Did some shading around the images with colored pencils.  I added some postage stamps, rubber stamps and the dogwood branch was purchased in a package from Alpha Stamps.  The edges were colored with a brown watercolor crayon and then I used the water brush to wet them down.  (I learned this technique from Lenna Andrews :*)

Mary's first class was full of inspiration and I can see this one will be more of the same! 



Jo said...

Really beautiful colours - this makes me feel happy! Lovely images you've chosen for this spread, x

Bobbi said...

Hi, gosh those are so beautiful! I really enjoy stopping in at your blog and so wished that I would have known about those classes because if I had, I'd be taking them with you!
I know nothing at all about things like this but I'm so interested and it's so beautiful and your work is wonderful! Thank you for sharing it! I hope that you have a lovely rest of your weekend!

missy k said...

Your pages are gorgeous.... they have such a lovely warmth to them.