Friday, 3 August 2007

Bits of Lace etc...... Part Two

Further to yesterday's posting, I wanted to do more to this piece, but was a bit nervous, so I rubbed Treasure Gold on about half of it, and have an A5 piece, and made two Postcards.
Then I took the plunge and painted the rest of it with black ink. I then poured neat bleach over the middle bit, and it finally died!! (it lost all its colour and went a very miserable looking grey) However, I decided to try and salvage it, so I added some golden yellow paint/ink, and then some scarlet, and when it was dry rubbed it all over with metallic silver wax crayon. The piece is big enough to make another two postcards, so all is not lost. What an optimist I am!!

7 comments:

Carol said...

Good salvage job, the colours are really rich and have great depth. Love this series you have been working on.

Doreen G said...

Your'e not an optimist you're a genius---love it

Anna Nowicki said...

Love the top colours - am looking forward to what else you do to the dark piece!anna

Purple Missus said...

You did very well salvaging the bottom piece Val. I actually like it as it is.

Judy Rys said...

You are a brave soul. I don't think I could have covered it with black ink. It did turn out great in the end though.

MargaretR said...

I think you have done a lovely recovery job there. I find that the ones I think of as failures to begin with, often turn out best.

Dianne said...

Lucky you are an optimist, as the end result is great!!!