I am very excited to share with you this month's inspiration.....'The Magic of Gesso'.
I find this medium so so very versatile and easy to work with, so if you
are keen, go make yourself a cuppa and grab a biscuit and follow this
magical journey. :)
I have named this work 'Moments through the looking glass'. To create
this work I used cardstock, but you can use something stronger like
I then glued my selected 'bits and bob' in place, I have used a lot of
'odd bits' that I had laying around in my stash that were a bit old and
I then applied that great product Gesso over the whole Layout
Don't worry too much if some colours are strong the paint will cover it
all. I then sprayed 4 different shades of Glimmer Mist, 'Crushed
Shells', 'Patina', 'vintage pink', and Memory mist 'Lavender Tea'.
I framed my photos with Scrapmatts Ornate frames and here is the end result.
Well I trust that you are now inspired to try this technique and
remember .......it is only a piece of cardstock and some 'bits and
Thanks for taking the time to view........Love Liz
Awesome tutorial and beautiful technique!! I have never worked with Gesso before but you have inspired me to give it a try! Great Job Liz!! :)ReplyDelete
So much work Liz...& it is fabulous!! Love it all.ReplyDelete
And it looks fabulous.. what great texture!!ReplyDelete
Love the look of this. Great technique!ReplyDelete
Very cool…. I've never used Gesso before, but I've been hearing a bit about it lately...ReplyDelete
What a wonderful way to put old stuff "under cover" to make it "new!" Thanks for sharing this technique. :)ReplyDelete
Love it !ReplyDelete