Counting Down To Spring

Happy Friday! When it’s March I start counting down the days until Spring. Spring is what inspired me to create this piece. I used the following products:

First I added acrylic paint the my substrate with a brayer. I love using a brayer because it adds texture to the background.

I added acrylic paint with a brayer to my subtrate.

To add the Jungle Vines stencil I mixed together Champagne Gold Modeling Paste and Chartreuse and Lime Stencil Butters.

Added Jungle Vines stencil to my substrate with stencil butters and modeling paste.

To add more color to the background I added blue acrylic ink to the lower right hand corner and sprayed it with water.

Added blue acrylic paint to the background and spayed it with water.

I decided the green-gold color of the leaves is not what I wanted. I placed the stencil back on and added Lime and Gamboge stencil butters.

Added lime and gamboge stencil butters.

Then I spilled purple acrylic ink on my project so instead of thinking it was ruined I just let it dry and continued.

I mixed Champagne Gold Modeling Paste, Gamboge and Marigold stencil butters together to create a gorgeous color.

I used this gorgeous color to add the Cactus Dahlia to my project.

Add the Cactus Dahlia stencil to my project.

Here is the finished piece.

This piece is only 9×12 but it would look great larger. Like a flowering vine climbing a wall.

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Thank you so much for stopping by!
Karenliz Henderson
The Crafters Workshop Design Team

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