September is my birthday month and I love it when the leaves turn in the fall. So when I saw Shawn’s stencil called Spring Leaves 1 I had to use it to create a postcard to remind me of all the beauty of a Colorado autumn.
To create this project I first layered with collage papers. Shawn has some beautiful collage packs in her shop make sure you check them out. Next, I did some fun finger painting with an off-white color and added splatters with gold and black acrylic paint. I love textures so I added lots of texture by mixing my modeling paste with black paint. Which I’ve then allowed to dry and then painted over it with white gesso. I used the same stencil again with black acrylic to make sure that the leaves pop. Lastly, I added a word sticker to finish off my postcard. I can’t wait to mail these beautiful postcards to my friends. Happy Creating!
Materials used in this project
Shawn Petite Stencil: Spring Leaves 1 8×10
Collage Pak, DecoArt acrylic paint in Black, glorious gold and whitewash, Stabilo Woody pencils, Matte medium, DecoArt modeling paste, postcard bases( Measures 4 by 6), Word stickers I got mine from Hobby Lobby but I love Tim Holtz word stickers
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