Feb 19 2010

Freewheelin’ Friday (#10)

Today is all about bits and pieces because that’s what I found when I came
out of bed this morning!

This is what my window-sill looked like!
Little bits and pieces of projects I started yesterday.

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Feb 15 2010

My first gel medium transfer.

In the “One Year in the Life of an Art Journal” group I came across a page
Denise made, and she’d used a technique called “gel medium transfers”.
It is a way to use gel medium to copy a photo onto your page and it had
my attention right away! So I googled it to find out how it works.

I found this tutorial about that technique, and I spend the rest of the
afternoon playing with it. In fact, I spend the rest of the weekend trying
to get it done ’cause my first attempt failed miserably!
I had to cover the ruined page with gesso and start all over as I was
determined to get at least one photo transferred.

Here’s a detail of the final page… just to show you what marvelous
textures I found on my page when I was done.

The transferring thing needs practising, but I managed
to get a photo on my page…

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