22 Oct 2015

Faces

So topic 19 on the PaperArtsy blog is faces.....oh no most of us said I can't draw!! me included..but I was determined to have a go. I had stumbled across the Dina wakely video that Leandra had blogged about a few weeks ago and had a little practise on a couple of betting slips at work. You should pop over to the blog and have look at some the of the great faces on there..just here

I had a gelli plate journal that my lovely friend sam had made me and was holding off using it until I found somethig special to do with it. My inspiration for my face was a picture leandra had pinned from westbrook fine art...so I found a suitable page and sketched out the face in pencil. I coloured in the eyes and lips and then erased a lot of the outline to the face. I stamped various paper artsy minis in black archival and dry brushed some chalk paint randomly over the page


I couldn't get a decent piccie due to the light but really enjoyed this so will definately be playing around with some more faces..it's not brilliant but not too bad for a newbie


thanks for stopping by..........................................

12 comments:

  1. Ooooh very brave indeed and it looks fabulous, well done for taking the plunge and giving it a go. However, you've still not convinced me, and besides I don't have time now, going away for the weekend!!!!

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  2. Clever girl! This is gorgeous and I love the ethereal look of these only partly visible faces. You've made a lovely oage here Lin.

    Hugs
    Lesley Xx

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  3. Well this proves that you can draw faces!
    There is something enigmatic about this face, love it.
    I am still fearing the fear when it comes to drawing faces. Want to take the plunge but waiting until I have consumed some brave pills!!!
    Wishes
    Lynne

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  4. Really lovely Lin - I love her beautiful full lips! Well done for being so brave Xx

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  5. Wow, she is a beauty, so subtle and dreamy.

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  6. This is totally amazing, Lin, I'm in awe! You are so clever! I would give it a go myself but I'm very busy as I have to emigrate to Siberia before 7pm on Sunday,

    Lucy x

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  7. This is really, really good Lin! The whole piece is so balanced.....wow, what a fantastic first attempt....first of many I hope! Xx

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  8. I love this, Lin! Well done for having a go and doing brilliantly too! This face reminds me of a stamp I once had. I loved it so much, but I lent it to somebody and it was lost. You have really captured the mystery of those beautiful features that seemed to appear in the mist. Great piece of work! xx

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  9. I think she's lovely... I love how she emerges from the background.
    Alison x

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  10. Wow, you nailed it Lin!! Looks great! ~ Leandra

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