08/01/2008

1st Promise kept



At the end of last year I promised someone (I mention no names) that I would create a piece for them.
Bloglandia is a wonderful place, it enables us all to communicate with like minded people, make new friends
and share art.
The person who this journal is for is one of the people I have met through bloglandia and have connected with.
I have the persons name ready to go on the cover of the journal but don't want to spoil the surprise at this moment
in time so have taken the photo before adding the name.
I have another 3 pieces to make for different people so that is why I say 1st promise kept.
The year has started of with so many exciting projects to get involved with and I can't wait to get started.
I am restricted at the moment because I have left all my acrylic dabbers, crackle paints, ink pads, re-inkers etc. in Spain
I am now waiting for the replacements to arrive so that I can crack on. The post man is going to be sick of me rushing out to see if there is any post for me.
On this cover I painted with gesso first, then applied crackle paint. I then decided to put some Golden glass bead gel mixed with silver pearl ex over the top of this randomly. I sprayed Tim Holtz grungeboard hinges with moonglow and adhered with Golden heavy matt gel.
After that it was just a case of adding the other embellishments. The image is from Tuscan Rose (collage sheet 345 Fragments 5)Inside I have aged the edges of the pages and voila a project accompli.
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4 comments:

Carol ~ Spirit's Journey Designs said...

OMG Dawn, this looks like an altered book! Love the front and the grunge hinges are magnificent!

Dawn said...

Thank you Carol xxxx

Eastjewels said...

Oh no Dawn.....I see your grungeboard...lol and it looks great. I love the GB hinges the best.
Linda (Okla)

Kristi said...

I love this piece. I saw your blogspot on artchix studio yahoo group.
KristiB