Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Dreamer of dreams

 Hi everyone! Tracy here today with a little project I popped together using the new
 along with
they are a dream to work with!
{You will find a list of other materials used at the bottom of this post.}
When I started my project I had no idea what I was going to create!!!
Looking at the back of the packaging on the She Art Rub ons is the most beautiful
 She Art done by Christy Tomlinson.
A touch of inspiration and madness descended upon me...please keep in mind that this is my first attempt at drawing  my very own She Art... no lessons, nothing.
So a quick slather of white acrylic paint and then the scarey part . . . drawing!
I started with Tim Holtz Distress Stain in Peeled Paint  for the hair because I love the color,lol.
 Followed by a little Walnut Stain and Black Soot. Once I was happy with the hair, I used a fine black pen to add a little detail.
Do you see those gorrrgeous Border Rub ons . . .I looove them and they make me so happy.
At this point I knew it need a little something more . . . but what I wasn`t sure.
 More Distress Stains in Fired Brick to add a little color to her cheeks, little ribbon ties for her hair, a few rub ons dotted around and a little clear embossing to finish.
Hmmm now what to do with it, well I scratched my head, raked around, hummed and hawed until I found some corrugated card leftover from another project, some buttons, a little raffia, another rub on, bulldog clips,old book pages, a stapler and some wax.
Another little journal filled with old book book pages just waiting to be filled with my attempts at drawing.
Oh, what`s that peeking out the side?
Another first here, not perfect - Neck is of kilter, top half too broad . . . but I really do like the skirt,phew something,lol.
 Lots of rub ons {squeal}, Coffee filter sheets,  pretty patterned papers and scribbles with a fine pen . . . heaven!
Imagine Possibility
Having never tried this before who knows what will happen on page 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. . . . . .
Well that`s all from me today.
Thank you for taking the time to look.
Till next  time

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toni said...

Fabulous work Tracy, love the mix of textures and the way you've applied the layers of colour. Your drawing is great! and I love the way you have used the rub ons x

Redanne said...

Your drawing is fabulous Tracy, it makes me want to have a go. Love the corrugated card and the rub-ons look beautiful.

lilscrappers said...

This is delightful!

Kim said...

Amazing, Tracy! This is simply adorable...love every little bit and the rub ons are the perfect accent!

Colleen said...

This is amazing! I love the chances you all take it make me feel like I can take more and that just makes it so much fun. Thanks for showing us your first....

Teresa Jaye said...

oh.my.goodness - Tracy this is completely yummy and fabulous!

Glitzzynews blogspot said...

well if thats your first attempt at drawing that beautiful what did you call it..she art ..all i can say is wowwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww
wish my drawing was just half as good lol..luv the card brings another layer in to work..luv luv the rub ons u have used colours u have used they all blend so well.
can't wait to see rest of your pages!!!!!!!! love it xxxx

Annette Green said...

Unbelievable that this is your FIRST attempt at drawing. What?! This is amazing and beautiful at the same time. I love your style. So inspiring!

Julie Masse said...

Totally adorable!! You did a great job!

505whimsygirl said...

Hi Tracy,

This is GREAT!! I like the colors that you've used. And don't you just love rub-ons!

I don't think your girl's top is too broad -- nope.


Micki said...

Wow girl, I think your SheArt girl is fabulous especially for being your first. She's gorgeous and I love how you create. Just like I do. Your project turned out great!!!! Love the corrugated it adds awesome texture.

sara j said...

She is WONDERFUL. I love Christy's work and your girl is so in that style but all your own...very coo.

Traceyr said...

wow what a wonderful little book I love it. Your drawing is brilliant and your first attempt you say - well you would have thought you'd been drawing for years. :)

Bonnie Irvine said...

Oh my word, this is fabulous! She is beautiful on her own but I love how you included her in this wonderful piece. Great texture for both the background and her lovely hair. I like the body and clothes you drew. Really charming, Tracy. You're a natural.

Anonymous said...


I seriously though your drawing must have been a stamp! Its excellent beautiful work girl!!! love your stuff hun, amazing journal! Can't wait to see more lovely ladies!

Broni said...

These are just totally awesome, Tracy!