My base is cereal box chipboard covered with reused coffee filter & coated with gesso. I attached torn pieces of newspaper with mod podge and then painted over them with gesso. By the time I was done with the page, it's pretty hard to tell there's newspaper on there.
Date: Friday, March 8, 2013 GMT Views: 749
Registered: June 14, 2009 Location: Fort Worth, Texas Posts: 8605
Mon, Mar 11, 2013 @ 5:54 AM
All your layers of coffee filter, newspaper and Gesso making a very interesting texture for your bg. Plus you've got a lot going on with the music, bird, washi tape, nice colors, and great sentiment. Good job!
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Tue, Mar 12, 2013 @ 6:48 AM
Wow! Did I say 'Wow'? This is amazing
and what a great way to recycle junk! I can see the newsprint and the goal here is to just catch a hint of it so you succeeded! I love the colours you used on this and the collage stamping. This is a true mixed media success!