This is a typical play day for our group.
It is really a day of experimenting...
As you can see from the work table below,
we brought everything,
and we will need a kitchen sink along the way too:
We are working in Nancy's Studio today
with Textured Wallpaper
Water Soluble Oil Crayons
Nancy stenciled on textured wallpaper:
The wallpaper shows off it's texture after color is applied
After this dries, fabric borders could be added,
it could be basted together with batting and backing fabric,
Stitched through and made into a quiltlet.
We are playing with
Dorland's Wax Medium:
Mixing acrylic paint into the wax....
then spread it all over the textured wallpaper with a brush
I wrote a story into the wax medium on the wallpaper
with the end of a paint brush.
Now, it needs to dry before I heat set it with an iron
Now we are playing with Modeling Paste:
I placed a leaf stencil onto a piece of painted wallpaper.
Next I spread modeling paste over the top of the stencil...
Pulling the Oak Leaf Stencil back...
To reveal a dimensional leaf:
After the modeling paste leaf dries,
I plan to paint it or stain it.
The green wallpaper piece on the bottom is painted with acrylics
then scraped over with a comb to form the wavy lines.
The bright blue piece in the middle
was done with a foam roller.
Different shades of blue were rolled on.
The stenciled leaves on the bottom left were painted
with Distress Crackle Paint.
They are slowly cracking as they dry, to give even more texture.
This was a day filled with TEXTURE !
We will take our pieces home and play with them further to see if we are successful in creating wallpaper quilts from them.
I will keep you posted on our progress...
CLICK HERE: to see My Quilts
CLICK HERE to view my Wallpaper Quilt 2010
CLICK HERE to view our Neocolor II Portrait Play Day
CLICK HERE to view a Jello Play Day
CLICK HERE to view my Mixed Media Work
May Your Bobbin Always Be Full,