Friday, 5 January 2018

Take Time Out

Hello Folks!



Taking time out has never been a problem for me, but painting with string was a new thing! I learned that you need to put plenty of paint on the string. The blue paint lines are just about visible, as I was playing with my card prompts again, and more layers went on top. Here are the 10 prompts I used...


You can see the string printing a little better in the close-up photo.


Happy Friday!

Alison x

12 comments:

  1. Your prompt cards inspired another fabulous page! Painting with string sounds fun and messy, I think I'd be covered in paint by the end ...lol πŸ˜‰ ...and how did you get those blue lines so neat 😁. Glad you are taking time out and getting creative, wishing you a Happy Friday and Weekend! J 😊

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  2. This looks so cool and cheerful and I really love your beautiful card prompt cards as well! A fabulous idea for me, maybe I can make some as ATCs as I have ATC making on my agenda for this year. I can imagine the stringpainting is something special- I tried it a few times - but just with black colour. Kind too messy for me. Recently I used string as a stencil and as I put away the string I was very happy with the coloured string and will use it in another project.
    We are really like kids, aren't we- we want to try and play as often as possible!
    We are happy girls indeed to enjoy our hobby so much!
    Thank you for yet another of your fantastic play - pages linked to Erika's January theme- you ROCK!
    We enjoy all - time out and time in ... isn't that AMAZING?!
    Happy start of your weekend!
    oxo Susi

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  3. Beautiful journal page, glad you had fun. Hugs, Valerie

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  4. Fabulous journal page-love the idea of using prompt cards and sounds a fun way of painting with string
    Carol x

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  5. The card prompts are a great idea. The page looks fabulous and I've never tried painting with string, but it sounds really fun.
    Yvonne xx

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  6. How clever and a nice little challenge to paint with a string. Can't say I have ever done that. But it leaves some neat line and shapes. I think the card prompts are smart too. It's a good way to jump start yourself if you get one of those "oh what should I do now" moments. I love the colors today too. Thanks for joining in. Hugs-Erika

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  7. I'm loving these clever prompt cards and you used them well. I've tried string painting before and I also found the paint soaks into the string and you get very light marks on the page. I believe yours turned out much better than mine. This is a beautiful journal page, the sentiment resonates, and the techniques were perfect. Thanks for sharing this beauty with us at Art Journal Journey.

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  8. You've made a some fab impressions on your page Alison, painting with string brought a smile to my face as it was an activity I used to do with pre-school children often but the parents enjoyed it so much more!! Super page & memories..
    Hugs Tracey xx

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  9. wow alison,love love love your dreaming pages.
    happy sunday.

    hugs jenny

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  10. Fabulous page Ali. Love how you have used the string.
    Hugs Flo xx

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  11. If this dosen`t make happy , I don`t know what, Alison, wow , they are fantastic !! xx
    Dorthe

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  12. Wow! This really does look like fun! Chrisx

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