Sunday, 12 March 2017

Infusions with Shaving Foam for PaperArtsy Challenge




I was doing some experimenting for another project - more on that later - and hit on a fun technique but it was too much to incorporate the pieces into what i was doing. Ages ago i did a blog post for PaperArtsy using that old chestnut, shaving foam, and as the key to infusions seems to be different mediums i thought i would revisit this. I covered a baking tray with foil, shook the can well, and evenly spread a thin layer of foam, and then sprinkled with infusions. I then ran the brayer up and down, and then onto some pieces of canvas board. I then used up any excess on some card 'as you do'! There was a lot of texture on the canvas so i stamped into it with some background stamps, you can just see on the blue one, and left the panels to dry naturally.

The yellow piece of canvas here i thought i could use as a quick piece for the Infusions challenge. I covered some pre-made flowers with Tim Holtz crackle glaze and then sprinkled with Infusions. I used a Hot Picks flower stamped on acetate and painted from behind with frescos and a favourite Lynne Perrella tea cup lady stamp.

I am entering this into the PaperArtsy Infusions chall2017-topic-3-paints-withenge.

6 comments:

  1. Another medium for mt to try with the infusions. I never thought to use shaving foam and loving the idea of stamping into it! Thank you for the inspiration x

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  2. This techniques sound like a lot of fun... I will need to get myself some cheap shaving foam and have a go! What a brilliant idea to stamp into the foam for texture Lucy!

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  3. Wow Lucy.....outside the box as usual! You always come up with great ideas......crackle and Infusions. Love your finished piece to bits! Xx

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  4. Gorgeous finished project & a great idea to try the Infusions with shaving foam.

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