Thursday, April 15, 2021

STAMPlorations April Theme & Photo Prompt challenge reminder

 

Hello and welcome!
Just popping in with a reminder about the
 
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For my second project, I painted a few of the
CRAFTplorations Butterflies using the colors in the photo:

 
The raspberry butterfly is stenciled in white paint using the
 Make Marks #3 ARTplorations stencil. Once the paint dried,
I placed the stencil back on and traced around the design 
with a blue marker, to give it a fun, whimsical look:
 

On the green butterfly, I used a white Gelly Roll pen to trace the
design using the Swirly Blooms ARTplorations stencil. I dotted the 
centers of the flowers with the raspberry paint:

On the blue butterfly, I started with one wing and using the white
Gelly Roll pen, traced the design from the Christmas Wreaths
ARTplorations stencil. Then I flipped the stencil over onto the
other wing, trying to line up the design as close as possible to get
a mirror image, and traced the design. I color filled the leaves and
berries with the same green and raspberry paints:
 


Once the sealer was dry, I added rhinestones to the bodies for
some sparkle! I haven't decided yet if I want to add these to
a wreath, or to make them into ornaments. Decisions, decisions! 😀

You still have plenty of time to link up your projects at
I hope you play along!

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Thanks for visiting. I hope that you have a wonderful day!


Supplies:
CRAFTplorations - Butterflies
ARTplorations - Christmas Wreaths, Make Marks #3, Swirly Blooms
DecoArt Media Gesso
DecoArt Americana acrylic paint: Dragon Fruit, Ultra Blue Deep, Sour Apple, Titanium White
DecoArt DuraClear gloss Varnish
sponge wedge, paint brush
Sakura white Gelly Roll pen
Faber-Castell blue Artist PITT pen
David Tutera - rhinestones

1 comment:

Lindsey said...

These are fun! But... aren't those adult beverages in the photo? And you chose butterflies? :D

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