Mixed Media Mojo
I hope you will come and play along with our back to school theme this month!
My take on the theme is an altered book.
It all started with a small(11x11cm) book from charity shop.
I glued the pages together using gel medium. Then I covered all with gesso, adding some paper doilies for the texture. As I wasn't very pleased with them I put some modeling paste through the stencil too.
I stamped the images with black ink on tissue paper and glued them with gel medium to the pages.
And then came the best fun: coloring with gelatos.
I also glued a little socle on the back. The book looks better in this position.
To finish the whole piece I added butterflies stamped and embossed on vellum, some colored with gelatos flowers and some stamping with gesso.
I am entering my book into the following challenges: