Here's the page, and some more detail on how I created it, I'd love to know what you think.
|Close up of gears/wheels|
What I used:
Papers: Black card, DCWV textured gold card
Embellishments: Papermania Chronology "gears", antique brass brads, Papermania adhesive letters, Woodware chipboard letters, Papermania mini brads
Tools: Purple Cows Deckle edged trimmer, That Special Touch "Tyre Track" mask, Spellbinders Nestabilities die set "Cogs"
Paints etc: Paper Artsy Grunge Paste, Paper Artsy Fresco Finish chalk acrylic paint "Mud Splat", Anita's acrylic paint "Earth Brown", Crafty Notions Creative Colour Spray "Walnut", Ranger paint dabber "Pitch Black", gold gel pen (for the journalling)
- I used die cut gears to look like either gears or chunky off-road tyres. They're attached with brads so they can turn.
- The photos' staggered layout is intended to be reminiscent of chunky tyres again, or a crank shaft. The deckled edges of the black matting are again to put chunky tyres in mind.
- I haven't loaded up the page with many embellishments because I like clean and simple and because I didn't want to cover up any more of my tyre track paper than I had to!
- Here's how I created the tyre track paper:
|I started with textured matt gold card|
|Step 2: Once dry, I roughly painted with 'mud splat' chalk acrylic paint, |
then I went over with a wet paintbrush to blend a little
|Step 3: I mixed mud splat chalk paint with grunge paste,|
then applied messily through a tyre track mask.
I finished with a few squirts of walnut colour spray