Friday, January 8

Paperbabe Stamps Challenge #24 ~ Anything Goes

It's anything goes challenge over on the Paperbabe Stamps challenge today...
and here's a mixed media piece I've made

I created my mixed media piece because I really wanted to try out my pan pastels which quite frankly have been gathering a little too much dust and can I just say yum, I definitely need to include these on my desk more often.

I started by drawing the girl using the mini rag tails mixed media template, alongside the mini Head & Torso template. I've only used the pastels on her skin, the eyes, lips and nose from the mini Female Face set have been stamped in pigment ink directly onto the pastel.

Her hair I've coloured with watercolours, keeping to my usual favourite colours, I've added a little shadow and detail with pencil. Just love the bows, you can layer as many loops as you want using the templates.

 I painted the background last my usual trick of mixing a few paint colours on the page as I go, there's a little shimmer from an iridescent paint which is just lovely in the light. She looks quite mystical and I am still considering adding a pair of winter fairy wings, we will see...

I'm entering this into...
Love 2 Create ~ #27 Anything Goes
Create & Inspire ~ #36 Anything Goes
Not Just Cards ~ #28 Anything Goes
Rhedds creative spirit ~ January Challenge
Paint Party Friday ~ #44


Thanks for stopping by and Happy New Creative Year!
HuGs Kim x

Mixed Media Templates ~ Mini Portrait Mylar templates - Paperbabe Stamps - For mixed media, paper crafting and scrapbooking.Mixed Media Winter Fairy Wing Template ~ Paperbabe Stamps - Pre-Cut Mylar templates - For mixed media, paper crafting and scrapbooking.

14 comments:

Dawn Louise said...

She is gorgeous so serene yet intense. Another amazing artwork. X

Dotty Jo x said...

Stunning! Jo x

Dorothy Donna Parker said...

The detail is exquisite. hugs, Donna

Linda Kunsman said...

she's beautiful!!

Clare Lloyd said...

Loving the hair colour. Happy PPF

Giggles said...

She is stunning...just gorgeous colours! Hope this is the start of more pan colour use!!

Hugs Gigges

Julie Ann Lee said...

The pan pastels give a lovely effect on this. xx

Nan Bourdeu said...

My favorite creating right now is drawing the whimsy girls and you rocked this piece! Love the way the pastels came out..I can never get the hang of them! Great make! Thanks for sharing with us at Rhedd's Creative Spirit this month! Nanette, DT

Neesie said...

She's stunning Kim and I adore those colours. That background blue is fantastic!
The pan pastels are a definite hit!
Happy PPF to you

Dea Lenihan said...

Loving her big eyes and ble hair! I'm new to the blogging world and am happy to have found PPF. I'm also happy to say I am a new follower. See you around the neighborhood! Dea xo

Billie A said...

Beautiful card and great color choices. I am impressed. I think I would be lost using the templates. You did awesome work on bringing this cute girl to life. So glad you shared over at Inspiration Destination.

Maarit at Violets Corner said...

Stunning face Kim!

Love and hugs
Maarit

Nicole Beadwright Campanella said...

Really pretty. I love her hair.

Jenn DuBell said...

This is stunning! Thanks for sharing with us at Rhedd's Creative Spirit!

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