Monday, 30 November 2015

Claritystamper weekends

Good evening,

The last two weekends were taken up with the last Claritystampers East workshops for this year.  I would like to take this opportunity to thank all the lovely ladies who have joined in over the last two or three years, depending on whether you come to Bawburgh or Great Blakenham.  I never tire of seeing how varied the results are, given that everyone starts with the same set of instructions and it fascinates me how using different colour schemes or change in position of the images can make such a big difference to the result. 
These projects are a case in point, we did a canvas picture this time and there were some absolutely brilliant works of art produced and all very different  Everyone started with the same techniques and stencil, and every one looked completely different.

This is my version...using a 6x6 canvas board, fresco finish chalk acrylic paints and the  Filigraphy Flower stencil
 Start by brayering a pale colour all over the canvas as a base, then brayer the other colours over the top, sometimes adding a heavier layer and sometimes using a very light touch so you just get a hint of colour.  Leave to dry, then put the stencil in place and add grunge paste through it.  Leave to dry - ideal time for coffee and cake!!
Once dry, add place the stencil back over the image and sponge some paint through to colour the flower.
Add a few decorative dots if you fancy.
Another version of the same thing..

As we were being messy, we got out the gelli plates, some Festive Stencils and Wee folk stamps and made a card. 

If you live in the Norfolk/Suffolk area and would like to join us, please use the contact link on the page to get in touch for more details.  Keep an eye on the Claritystampers East pages on the blog, I will post the 2016 dates very soon.

Thanks vey much for visiting,
Janet xxx


  1. These are beautiful Janet. Sorry I couldn't come to either of these sessions I missed a real treat x

  2. I love the canvasses you made.... it will be nice to have your work to hang in the house! The card is a very pretty one too! Chrissie xx

  3. Sorry about the tiny print on this page - I can't seem to change it!


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