Joanne here with you today my altered paintbrush. For this one I was so inspired by this months Dusty moodboard colours again. Honestly with this one I just allowed my creative freedom to flow. I am a very fussy scrapper and am not happy with my projects until I feel everything is in place and I can honestly say now I think it is…lol.
So this is my paintbrush…
Buckets loads of Dusty dimension, just the way I like it!
I water distressed and pulled apart the layers of some of the chipboard, while with others I left totally natural. Most of the chipboard was given a really good inking with dark brown ink.
To create the gorgeous shimmery blue and brown I used some of the gorgeuos Finnabair Mica Powders mixed with gel medium.
To add extra texture I added lots of neutral coloured cotton thread and then added just a touch of lovely vibrant blue thread to tie it all in. I added a little frayed cheesecloth to the background as well.
I topped the brush off by layering some Finnabair Grungy Butterflies and then added a Dusty title which I left in its natural state.
To finish my brush off I added a sprinkling of micro beads and some of the super cute Dusty Mini Butterflies.
DA0893 Mini Butterfly #2
DA03920 Vintage Keys
DA1104 Seagrass Small
DA0750 Mini Scroll #2
DA1453 Elegant Chain
DA1170 Live Beautifully Title
Other – #8910087 Dark Bark Chalk Edger, #962845 Art Ingredient Mica Powder – Deep Water, #962543 Art Ingredient Mica Powder – Rust, #961435 Soft Gloss Gel, #962586 Micro Beads – Bronze, #963408 Mechanicals Grungy Butterflies, Cotton Thread.
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