Thursday, April 05, 2012

Progression of a Purple Heart

Sometimes I'm so surprised with how one of my journal pages progresses through the whole process.  This page in particular!  I'm so glad that I took pictures while creating it . . . the end result is so far off from how it started.

Here's how it began:

I kept adding more and more layers and soon found that it was dark.  Way too dark.  So then I added some gesso to lighten it up and it turned into this:

More and more layers added, but it still needed something . . .the "punch" just wasn't there yet.  And finally, while digging through my box o' paint, I decided to add magenta and purple.  And that was all she wrote.  My page was complete.

And here it is:

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