Wednesday, February 15, 2012

One Word, One Technique

Shell introduced me to this project/challenge site after I expressed the “need” to have an on-going project but one that did not rely heavily on photos (I just don’t get that many).

The introduction to the project can be found here but basically each month there is a technique to use and each week a word with which to play.

Here are my efforts for January. I am not 100% pleased with all of them really. I don’t think this technique is my “thing”.

Technique : Paint Word: Resolutions

Picture 115

I painted the base card (6x4) with blue, used two separate masks (compass and sentiment) and over painted with a green and a white. Then edged the card with yellow paint. It was supposed to look grungy but I think it just looks messy/dirty.

Technique: Paint Word: Today

Picture 116

I painted the base card with a Bronze metallic paint and when dry used Picket Fence Crackle Paint over the top. Sentiment printed on the computer.

Technique: Paint Word: Relax

Picture 117

I painted the base card with “stripes” of metallic water-colour paint that has been sitting un-used forever! Sentiment printed on the computer.

Technique: Paint Word: Go

Picture 118

I covered the base card with patterned paper and used a die-ct from the Silhouette as a mask. I then painted lightly with white, doodled the shape and added the die-cut words of the shape on top.

I missed week 5 - Wish and the extra one - Proud but hope to catch p on those at some stage.

The technique for February is Stamping so, watch this space…….


  1. Love them all! It's so great to see how the same technique can be used in so many different ways by the same person! That crackle one looks so cool! Thanks so much for playing along with us :o)

  2. Glad you liked the project Esther :) Paint isn't my 'thing' either but I'm looking forward to seeing what you do with ink!!

  3. Ohhh I am liking this a lot nice work Esther xx