Wednesday, June 27, 2012

woyww - techniques and journals

I have signed up for Andy Skinner's online "Timeworn Techniques" workshop and what you see is the base coat on one of the techniques.  I plan to try a few of the techniques and make lots of backgrounds for future ATC's.
My attempt at chipped and rusty key holes.  Not bad when I think they started out as orange cardstock which were run through the cuttlebag with one of TH diecuts.

Another art journal page. I am starting to use text that I cut out of a book and rearrange the words until they say something!!  Not bad for someone who freezes when I try put my thoughts to paper.
Finally a beautiful ATC from Sylvia.  Thank you.

Off to visit Julia's wonderful world of woyww.

38 comments:

  1. Love the new paint techniques. Will be watching more with interest. Have lots of fun learning and be sure to share it as you go.
    Hugs,
    A x #83

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  2. Love the look of the new techniques, want to do the course nexttime!
    Have a great week..ps I have some candy! Trace x 58

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  3. Amazed that those keyholes are just card, you have transformed them so well. Love your journal pages too. Happy WOYWW, Anne x #57

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  4. WOW, you've sent me the best one of those rusty keyholes! And I'm really liking what you have done with that journal page. Would love a closer look next time we get together, unless it's all personal stuff :) Forget to tell you before, I have bought a really nice die (from ebay) from a company I haven't seen before and they have lots of other nice ones too. So, if I can get it to work OK in the Cuttlebug, well, I will be very happy!

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  5. Love those keyholes ...and as for that journal page ....wow I think its great ...love the colour choice.

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  6. Those keyholes look glorious and rustic
    Bridget #28

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  7. So has the re-arrangement of words come about through the AS course? If so I need it, I wish i could do things like other do with text. Love those two pages you have done, autumnal feel about them and let's face it, it will be here before we know. Certainly before summer comes LOL.
    Great locks too.

    Hugs Neet #20 xx

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  8. Ooh I love the keyholes. How fabulous! And the journal page! Awesome!! Enjoyed the visit at your place this morning! ~ Sandy #118

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  9. Fun..Love the keyholes and your journal pages are so very pretty. Have a wonderful week, thanks for stopping by. Happy WOYWW.

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  10. Fantastic inky arty stuff going on here.

    Happy WOYWW.

    Hugs, Sarn #79

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  11. Beautiful journal page and I love the keyholes.

    Happy WOYWW

    Zoe #54

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  12. Amazing what you can do with a bit of orange card and a bit of help from Tim!! x Jo

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  13. Considering you are indulging i a nice creative mess your desk looks really neat there. The online course looks good too.
    JoZarty x

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  14. Hi Sandra! Holy cow - I love those rusty key holes!!! Especially the colors; I wouldn't have thought they started out orange! Your journal page looks great too (as does everything you create).

    Thanks for visiting me already!!

    Hugs,
    Kay #36

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  15. Keyholes fantastic, AJ fantastic. Might try to use the word thing myself, thanks for that. Thanks for stopping by too BJ#4

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  16. I love using words cut out of books - I always end up spending ages reading the book though! Thanks for visiting my blog today & happy Wednesday! Sarah (88)

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  17. happy woyww, loving the skinner stuff, those key holes look fab, I hope your enjoying the course.
    thanks for stopping by, mark

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  18. The keyholes are wonderful. It sounds like a good course. Kate x

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  19. The keyholes are beautiful. I enjoy seeing your peaceful work area. Beautiful ATC you received.

    Have a beautiful day!
    Nora

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  20. The flower on Sylvia's ATC must be related to the one I used on a card in my post today-same look, different colors. I've had mine a long time, so funny to see a similar one. I love, love, love your chipped key holes. NO WAY would I believe it started its life as orange cardstock. It looks like real metal, chipped and rusted. That's fabulous. I really like your journal pages too. I'm seeing more and more folks cut out words to spell out a greeting or saying. I have several books I got specifically to cut up so I should jump onto that bandwagon!

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  21. Oh, how I love your art journal pages!! I love the background and all the embellishments and the colour and.... :) Really gorgeous.... and those keyholes are amazing. I can't believe it was orange card to start with...
    Hugs, LLJ #3 xxxx

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  22. Lots of lovely things to look at, your keyholes look fab! And I really like the butterfly wall hanging!

    Happy woyww

    Debs #146

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  23. great die cuts and techniques. Love the journal and the ATC is fab. Bella 145

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  24. Backgrounds are so much fun to make! Your keyholes turned out great, and what a pretty atc you got!

    Thank you for commenting on my daughter's pages last week, and Happy WOYWW to you!
    :)
    trisha too
    #140

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  25. I really love your journal pages! And the backgrounds are such fun to make. Dani31

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  26. You're so artistic and your work is so interesting! Have a great week! Darnell #55

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  27. Hi Sandra Your aged keyholes look fab - I will have to check out the course - Mind you I haven't got past lesson 1 of Tims 101 class yet!! WOYWW Hugs from Helen 89

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  28. Love the key holes and your art journal is awesome, greta art work
    janet #11

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  29. Nice brushes! And love your gorgeous journal.

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  30. I see your Tim wall hanging there proudly on your wall, looks great. love those key hole to think they where orange. Great ATC. Sandy :)

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    1. Great journal and those keyholes are super! Belated Happy WOYWW! Di xx

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  31. Ooh - Andy's course sounds like it's right up my street - I love all that sort of thing! Love your art journal - using pre-printed text as a sort of word soup is a good way to start.

    Thanks for the tipoff ref Andy, and thanks for stopping by!

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  32. haha! i have'nt a clue what all that teccie stuff meant but I do know that it is very very effective. I thought the keylocks were for real.
    Brilliant work.
    Lynn and the Doodly Birds #72

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  33. I just LOVE those journal pages - gorgeous colours and a great way to use words - I tried something similar on last weeks Tag Tuesday as I often feel uncomfortable adding words to my work! I love those locks as well!
    Have a great week.

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  34. You are always up to something really interesting, Sandra. I love the look of those keyholes, what are you going to use them for now??
    The journal is amazing. I keep meaning to try and start one but haven't had the courage, they always look so arty and out of my comfort zone, maybe that is just what I need.
    Thanks again for the ATC, it's gorgeous. Yours is still winging it's way across the ocean!!
    Happy WOYWW
    Hugs Lisax #98

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  35. fantastic, as ever! Love keys and keyholes...must get some!!! HaPpY wOyWw!!
    Sorry very late, builders are here putting in new windows. Happy Crafting!!
    ((Lyn)) #32

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  36. Oh Sandra, what FUN doing an Andy Skinner workshop! I love his work. I love the keyholes. This is something I might consider doing sometime...

    Thanks for your lovely comment on my blog, and for your patience and understanding! I am so behind with everything, having had such a bad week health wise (I take full responsibility for it being self-inflicted but it was worth it as the craft show was such fun!) and I've now got a lot of catching up to do on all fronts, but hopefully not overdoing things again.

    Happy belated WOYWW,
    Shoshi #15

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  37. happy WOYWW! that is a gorgeous journal page! my sister, a friend and i recently had a session where we did something like that (words from books) on ATCs. we were giggling while we were doing it cuz you never know what thought will emerge! so fun!
    thanks for sharing!
    hugs,#23
    peggy aplSEEDS

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