March's quote was-Trust the wait. Embrace the uncertainty. Enjoy the beauty of becoming. When nothing is certain, everything is possible. For me this quote hits home, I am in a period of transition and I am not quite sure what the future will bring. It is a reminder to enjoy the moment and all of possibilities it holds.
For this quote I went back to my vintage roots. I started my mixed media journey at the height of the vintage movement. Today, I tend to gravitate towards brighter colors. From time to time, I feel the pull of vintage and this time I went with the inspiration.
Read on to learn more.
March Quote of the Month
Since we have been discussing PanPastels, I wanted to feature them in this project. You can learn more about PanPastels here.
- Surfaces: Pattern Paper, Watercolor Paper and Card Stock.
- Tools: Stencil, Palette Knife, Circle Punches and Stamps (Clock and Text)
- Color Mediums: PanPastels, Paint, Distress Crayon (black), Inktense Pencils and Black Sharpie
- Other: Modeling Paste, Pouring Medium, Versamark Ink and Printed Tissue Paper
|Apply Modeling Paste through stencil. Allow time to dry.|
|Apply PanPastels to background. PanPastels are a great way to add color to Modeling Paste.|
|Using fingers, apply paint to background. Use black Distressed Crayons to highlight edges of background.|
|Stamp images onto watercolor paper using Versamark. Color with PanPastels. Cut into squares, rectangles and circles.|
|Layer pieces onto background.|
|Highlight pieces with Inktense pencils.|
|Add tissue paper to background using Matte Medium.|
|Outline with a black Sharpie.|
|Print sentiment. Outline each section with black ink. Apply pouring medium to each section and allow time to dry. I opted to paint behind each section to create separation from the background. Add sentiment to complete project.|