Wednesday, 8 February 2017

A Writer's Journals by Rachel Dutko

Hello Colour Blasters! Rachel Dutko with you today, 
and I am so excited to be bringing you my first project for Colour Blast!

I was so excited to start using the Black Heavy Gesso
so today I have made a couple of altered journal covers.


My Mum is a novelist and writer, so I had the inspiration to make her a couple of notebooks 
so she can jot down all the ideas she has at 3am

I covered the covers of the journals with Black Heavy Gesso, using an old rewards card.



To continue the writer's theme I raided the kids' pencil cases for some old pens and pencils 
and covered them in Black Heavy Gesso also.




Next I used Envy and Lipstick Colour Pastes through a stencil.
    



 I embossed all my chipboard pieces with Rose Petal, Envy and Snow White Colour Embossing Powders.



I also coloured some more chipboard with Heavy White Gesso, then painted with Lush Colour Shimmer Dust.





Then it was just a matter of adhering all the pieces 
on with gel medium.




My final touch was a touch of Snow White Colour Paste and White Heavy Gesso around the edges for some dimension, and a spray of Snow White Colour Shimmer Spray over the pens for some shimmer.
   




These kinds of journals would make great gifts for a creative friend,  
or unique hand-made teachers' end-of-year 'thank you' gifts.


Thanks for stopping by,

Rachel 

  

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