Tag Art 5 – The One I Wasn’t Sure About

June 24, 2016 — 8 Comments

Good evening! I am almost pleased to share with you number five of seven in the tag art mini series of blog posts.

Tag Art 5

Now, I wasn’t sure about sharing this one as I wasn’t too happy with the results however a good friend of mine said that it was good to share your warts with people. I’m not sure I got the analogy right but I kind of agreed as people sometimes put me on a pedestal but I am as error prone as anyone else.

So, back to the point. This one used acrylic paints again. I also used a sage coloured pigment inkpad, versafine Onyx Black inkpad, some free clear stamps and a white gel pen.

Tag Art 5

I started out with a light coating of acrylic paint and let it dry. I then dusted the edges with a pigment inkpad, and to be honest this is where I started to doubt my choice as it turned out quite muddy.

Undeterred I carried on and stamped out the two stamps to create the picture at the bottom of the tag. Having acceidentally smudged these I then painted over them with some acrylic paint and restamped them.

The design had lost some life so I decided to highlight the picture with a white gel pen. It kind of worked when viewed from a distance so I went with it.

To finished I added a few brown pearls and some green sating ribbon – and then threw it in the bin after I had photographed it. Lol!

Tag Art 5

Many thanks for stopping by. Hope you enjoyed this little bit of creativity.

See you again soon for another one.

J :)

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8 responses to Tag Art 5 – The One I Wasn’t Sure About

  1. 
    Helen M Miller June 27, 2016 at 5:11 pm

    Snow has come early in June,my favourite colour is purple so it has to be good for me.Great as usual

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  2. 

    Can’t see anything wrong with this one either – you are too harsh with yourself. As commented above fish it out of the bin and be proud of it!

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  3. 

    It’s lovely John, and the bunny stamp is so cute how could it look bad, and don’t forget, bunnies live in fields and they get a bit muddy sometimes. Having said that, I like the colours.
    Love and Light
    Sioux x

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    Barbara O'Connor June 25, 2016 at 10:19 am

    See what you mean John – it needs some ‘life’ The colours you started out with are lovely, but for those bunnies it needed a lighter background, please don’t throw it away!!!!

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  5. 

    John I love this one this is my type of craft wish you well thanks for the blog love that two

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  6. 
    Carole Morgan June 24, 2016 at 6:04 pm

    Oh John I hope you’re joking bout putting this on the bin! I think it’s lovely. If you’re not then fish it out NOW!!

    Carole

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  7. 

    Hi John

    I love the background colours, I can see how the wee bunnies may have gotten lost though without the white highlight. I think I may have made a stencil or a mask from the stamp and made a light bunny colour (a taupe or a silver grey with a stencil or left the tag colour with the mask) to stamp onto.

    I saw another “mistake” by a craft blogger today and I’ll post the same here as I posted on her blog. I like it when you guys post your mishaps, it proves you’re human and we don’t feel so bad when we c**k up!

    If you’re only unhappy with 1 out of 5 then you’ve done a lot better than I’d ever do!

    Hugs, T x

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  8. 

    aww….I like the snowy bunnies :)

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