Wednesday, 19 September 2012

Another scrimmy piece

I know there isn't a word  'scrimmy', but it does describe this piece. Again the main bit of work, the scrim, was made on the course as a wall hanging, but I thought it looked better on a black canvas. I don't have any black walls in my house, so thought painting a canvas was a jolly sight easier.
Some tyvek was bonded on to the scrim, and heated with a heat gun. I did the heating on both side, one one side then another bit from the back to give a different effect I prefer the bubble side.
The distressed scrim was painted with gesso, and when dry, white acrylic paint. It was then painted with Golden acrylics in yes , turquoise. I must make something in pink, on the next blue moon.
At home I sewed on a load of beads, and mounted it onto the canvas.




8 comments:

Meggymay said...

Love the textures and the colours. Its a gorgeous piece.
Also a belated thank you for the beautiful card you sent me, it will be treasured.
Yvonne x

Netty said...

wow terrific results Wendy, x

Redanne said...

Hello Wendy, this piece and the canvas in your earlier blog are absolutely gorgeous. I have heard of tyvek but hve never seen it used but if this is the result, I really must try it. Love the gorgeous turquoise colour too. Thank you for visiting and commenting on my blog. Anne x

May said...

WOW WOW WOW, Love this fabulous texture & colours... Beautiful creation, Thank you for your visit & kind comments... Hugs May x x x

Jean Straw said...

This is another beautiful creation, I love the colour and textures and the all the the lovely beads. Jean x

Heather said...

Oh! Scrummy scrimmy Wendy. It looks gorgeous and so much better in turquoise than pink would have been! Thanks for sharing the method of working - I must try it sometime.

hazel said...

This is wonderful Wendy - I bought some Tyvek years ago and have never used it.
xxx Hazel.

Penni Redding said...

oh having seen this gorgeous work at the weekend I have to tell you all its amazing in real life !!

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