Kim Lucas Designs ~ Infused Creativity

Kim Lucas Designs  ~ Infused Creativity
Mixed Media and Creative Artist & Photographer

Monday, May 18, 2015

For the Love of COLOR!!!

Sometimes I just need to smear paint on a piece of paper. Whatever color grabs my attention, no theme or prompt attempted. Just a squirt of color on each page and a credit card. Smooth it out until it's dry and move to the next color. Usually that works for 5-6 colors and then I stamp images or scribble, cut some paper, glue down text, rip elements, stencil or add modeling paste for texture and depth. 
So much random fun here
  1. Embossed with gold
  2. Rubber stamps: clocks, and girl/zetti hat made by me
  3. Piece of paper made with blue and purple modeling paste over gears
  4. Fiskars hexagon punch pieces from under papers
  5. Stamp of Steampunk skull from Stampers Anonymous
  6. Wings stamped and embossed
  7. Black stabilo marks all pencil for shadows
  8. Smeared white gesso
  9. Borders, doodles
  10. White gesso smeared in random places to mute colors

Starting into my Steampunk Phase
  1. Distress ink by Tim Holtz on the background page
  2. Stampers Anonymous Tim Holtz Diamond stamp rubbed with blue inktense block and lightly painted cream
  3. Cut out butterfly ephemera
  4. Cut out Steampunk ephemera tags
  5. Silver aluminum tape etched to appear as metal
  6. Dylusions inks used not he Tim Holtz clock stencil 
  7. Black Stabilo marks all pencil for shadowing 

Into Time
  1. Clock cut out from 12x12 scrapbooking paper
  2. Remnants of the clock stencil and Dylusions ink from above
  3. Inktense blocks from color
  4. White gesso smeared
  5. Tim Holtz diamond stencil
  6. Dark blue Inktense block diamonds and outlining

Back to Steampunk  Wow..lots of colors here
  1. Background ripped under paper made with a gear stencil with gelatos on one side and Dylusions spray ink through the other (blue and gold)
  2. Dylusions spray inks in purple used in same gear stencil
  3. Modeling paste blue and purple Gears stencil
  4. Steampunk hat ephemera from online add black feather
  5. Tim Holtz rub on numbers and words
  6. Online royalty free ephemera steampunk lady, hot air balloon and gears
  7. Happy mail stamp from Wizard of Oz on yardstick 
  8. Steampunk themed black and white washi tape
  9. Teal acrylic paint smeared
  10. Gold embossed wing stamp on the clock
  11. White gesso to soften some edges
  12. Diamond Stamp background

Rise to the Occasion: Modeling Paste
  1. Smeared paint
  2. Inktense block colors to blend
  3. Cut 12x12 printed yardstick black with silver script
  4. Washi tapes in pink with white polkadots, blue and white zig zag, teal and blue
  5. Liquitex heavy body acrylic in blue
  6. Stabilo marks all pencil in black 
  7. Pictures printed of inkjet printer
  8. Printed lyrics to Eye of the Tiger
  9. Journaling sketches with black pen

Fun Color Smear (I'm having a great day) layout
  1. Blue, green, yellow, acrylic paints smeared with credit card
  2. Blue, green, yellow Inktense blocks used to blend colors and darker blue for edges and shadows
  3. Added ripped map paper for texture
  4. Stamped Diamond stamp with a layer of dark blue inktense block followed by a light smear of cream/tan paint. 
  5. Wing stamp inked with pink paint
  6. Dried scratchy brush used to scrap on pink and orange acrylic paint
  7. Wing stamp over stamped with white gesso
  8. Stabilo black marks all pencil for shadows
  9. Cut out ephemera from royalty free clock in hand
  10. Notes, Date tickets and stickers cut out from washi tape
  11. Tim Holtz rub ons
  12. White gel pen to scribble edges and add tiny circles
Hope you enjoy looking at these as much as I enjoyed creating them. Thanks for stopping by!

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