Sunday, 29 March 2015

Cut up!

Remember this?

Well, now it looks like this!

I turned the finished sheet over and cut it up.  I did it from the back so that I couldn't worry about what the image was on the pages of the book I am going to make.    This is the cover.

I had papers left from the workshop that I hadn't used and painted them with watercolour paints.

I put the pages out.

I stuck down the shapes I had cut out of the painted papers.
 

 I did the same with the other 3 pages.


I rubbed Oil Pastel over the yellow paint and then did a watercolour wash over the top.

I also added some white highlights with an Oil Pastel.
 

I added some colour to the cover.

I stuck the pages together with double-sided tape and glue stick.


The shape that I used throught the book is based on an Honesty plant.  It is a bit of a clich√© but I am going toput Honesty related quotes and Bible verses into the book.  Come back later in the week to see the finished book.

Thanks for stopping by.
Bernice



9 comments:

  1. How creative! I love it, Bernice!

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  2. Looking good Bernice. You had fun.

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  3. Good things happen when you push it. I'm finding myself thinking the same sorts of things so reading this made me smile.

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  4. It looks brilliant Bernice, i love the colours and the cover design. Looking forward to seeing the pages and completed book.

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  5. It looks great Bernice. Love the colours!

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  6. This is inspiring and looks like loads of fun! I'm gonna try it. Thank you!

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  7. Just goregous!
    I would love to someday sit and create with you in person.
    Rinda

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