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    Friday
    Aug082014

    Daily Paper Prompt #8: Faded

    “You must not ever stop being whimsical.
    And you must not, ever, give anyone else
    the responsibility for your life.”
    Mary Oliver

     

    3x5" index cards, neocolor IIs, gellyroll

    Start with a manilla folder, index card or cut a sheet of watercolor paper into 4 pieces.

    The goal is to get this page to look faded. Draw a pattern with caran d'ache neocolor II watersoluble wax crayons, watersoluble crayons or watersoluble colored pencils. Lean the card against something upright that is protected from the water and use a spray bottle to spray water at the paper. Let the water drip down and dissolve and thus fade the color.

    You can also try this with heavy body or fluid acrylics but work fast as acrylics dry quickly. Paint stripes with your fingers, immediately spray the paint and let the water and paint drip down. You'll get an interesting color fade and dreamy drips. 

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    Reader Comments (5)

    ^_^ My response to today's prompt - synonyms and Winnie the Pooh haha

    http://stitchnmaille.wordpress.com/2012/08/08/prompt-8/

    08.8.2012 | Unregistered CommenterLeanne

    Rolling along with the daily paper prompt. I enjoyed the "faded" prompt, although I didn't think my IC faded as much as I thought it would.

    I look forward each day to see what's new from Tammy for our paper prompt.

    Thank you so much for doing this for us!!

    08.9.2012 | Unregistered CommenterCheryl

    I'm adding 2 for Faded BEcause I had to DO it BEfore and After. Not HAD TO, I chose to. This is due in large part to an ink cartridge malfunction which meant using my digital tools rather than just my "live" and "in person" ones... ;~D

    08.11.2012 | Unregistered CommenterCurrie

    my faded link is up!

    I added my 'faded' link!

    01.12.2014 | Unregistered CommenterKenzie

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