Monday, October 3, 2011

She pursued big realities

I've been working on this canvas for about a week, and am really happy with how it turned out.  I've been inspired by Julie Fei-Fan Balzar and have signed up for her Stencil 101 class.  I can hardly wait for my stencils to arrive, but I've been trying out her techniques and playing around with canvas.




The saying is really very meaningful to me, and I've chosen a Tiddly Inks digi stamp to use with it.  I've used acrylic paints, tissue paper for texture, modge podge, Papertreyink alpha stamps, stazon ink, and glossy accents, along with my copics and a sakura clear sparkle pen.

It's going to be displayed in my classsroom sometime this year.  It's my canvas/inspiration display I'm working on.

Thanks for popping by.
Janet

Challenges:
Fussy and Fancy Fridays--new technique
Crafts 4 Eternity
CES Challenges--gorjuss girls
Simon Says Stamp--anything goes
Tiddly Inks Challenge--acrylic

13 comments:

  1. That is awesome! Thanks for sharing!
    Hey, Pixie Dust Paperie is celebrating ONE with a giveaway and lots of specials, please come join in the fun!
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  2. Great card, love the sentiment, thanks for joining us at CES this week, Karen

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  3. Fabulous canvas :-) the image is very cute and the sentiment and arty background are fab :-)

    thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Challenge :-)
    luv
    Lols x x x

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  4. Lovely work. Thanks for joining us at C4E this week.
    Pinky

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  5. wow that looks fab, i love the purple and the saying is really great.
    thank you for sharing it with the tiddly inkers this week
    hugs Lou xx

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  6. Oh wow, this is just so wonderful! that saying is truly inspiring! Thanks so much for joining the Tiddly Inks challenge this week!

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  8. Love it!! Love the saying too. So inspirational for today's young ladies.

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  9. Gorgeous make! Thanks for joining in our challenge at CES this week, Juliexx

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  10. Hi Janet! Your canvas is truly beautiful and I love the sentiment. I'm so glad that you have shared your new technique with us!
    Thank you for joining us at Fussy and Fancy for our, "Try a new Technique" challenge!
    Hugs, Sheryl

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  11. Fabulous! Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity this week hugs x

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  12. fabby card thanks so much for sharing it as CES xx

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  13. Oh my word this is gorgeoeus, thank you so much for joining us at CES.
    Hugs Kaylou xx

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