By creative team member Julie Campbell
This tutorial is all about texture and layering. I love to collage and I wanted to enhance my collage work with marks and paint. I wanted to create a background that looked time worn and vintage, a bit like old peeling wallpaper and paint that has been rubbed back but won’t come off!. The girl could be in an old room or outside in nature. She could be in a dream landscape. The girl is simple to put together. Especially if you are not confident with drawing faces or bodies. I wanted her dress to be part of the story too, to have a history. I added the little bird to enhance the story and create a relationship.
Paper backgrounds – A3 Cartridge paper 135lb & A3 photocopy paper for collage
Stencils – Wildflower, Garden 2, Scribbles, Patterns3, Birds bird birds.
Ink Pads – Ranger Adirondack,– butterscotch, stream, lettuce, Versafine – Imperial purple
Acrylic paint – Daler Rowney Raw Sienna & Raw Umber, gesso.
Other Material – Liquitex matte medium gel and super heavey gesso
Derwert intense colored pencils
faber castell – dark sepia pit pen
various ephemera and painted papers for collage
Make up sponge Palette knife
You can see more for Julie Here:
Julie’s Etsy shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/LittleHutArtWorks?ref=l2-shopheader-name
Be Inspired, create and know that you are loved.
Thank you for sharing your process! It is very inspring! – Irma