This months inspiration was chosen by Pippa
Like a lot of my fellow Calendar Girls this month I wanted to capture the texture of the picture.
First I embellished a piece of scrim to a thick piece of fabric. Sorry the photo isn't very good of this stage.
Next I embellished various thickness of thread on to the background.
Covered it with a layer of gesso
and sprayed some brusho blue paint on then left it to dry.
I then added some fabric paints in blue and green painted on some white acrylic in parts to lighten it.
Finally a coat of watercolour 'Iridescent medium' to give it a sparkle, you know like when the sun glints of snow or ice.
Poetry Thursday - "Je te l'ai dit pour les nuages" by Paul Eluard - (via) I told you for the clouds I told you for the sea tree for each wave for the birds in the leaves for pebbles of noise for the familiar hands for ...
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