Monday, 17 August 2009

Wax

A while ago I mentioned a link to Thealie http://lemixdethealie.blogspot.com/ such an inspiration with loads of techniques to try out. In one of her more recent tutorials she used regular candle wax which she stamped and then painted. This is my first attempt, an ATC which I worked on as soon as the kids were gone this morning, did I mention the hols have finally come to an end!
I was quite surprised at how many layers of paint the wax took. I'll try this technique again perhaps with Adrionack inks or slightly brighter Acrylics.


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11 comments:

Hens Teeth said...

Oh, it's lovely.

La Dolce Vita said...

great work! it came out beautifully!

Debrina said...

I'm so inspired Margaret, I'm going to try it myself! Yay for you - the holidays are over!!

Mixed Media Martyr said...

Wow! Love this!! The colours look perfect. Love the wax effect.

Seth said...

Beautiful texture here. Thanks for the link. I am off to check it out.

~*~Patty Szymkowicz said...

I think we have the same daisy stamp :)
Love all the color and texture you have going on, paint on top of beeswax ehhh !

~*~Patty Szymkowicz said...

came back for another look, it's really wonderful! and all on an ATC!!!

Jenxo said...

oh Yours is fantastic, i tried this and my wax is flaking off, i am having to glue it back on!lol
and i wrecked two foam stamps! but i will try agin cos it is a gorgeous texture...jenxo

Jenxo said...

being all in french maybe i missed something!!

Nathalie Thompson said...

Amazing texture. Looks very "old". Thanks for the excellent close up photos!

Sanja said...

love the texture.gorgeous work :-)