with Brave Wings

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Happy Sunday artsy people, Tamiko here!  My fairy,  can be found on page 21, if you are following along with Sandee and myself on our adventure.  I saw a series of great techniques on how to use gelatos with Amber Button and I tried some, when I used my gelatos today.. so if you are afraid of gelatos.. or have some and have never used them please check her out here, she's great!  I don't have more detailed pictures because it was dark inside and out when I created this, but the party must go on right?



I  created a background by using a coldpress notebook page by Cottonwood Arts and wet it with water with my Ranger misters.  I then took my gelato, wet the tip in my water bowl and proceeded to slather colors- creating my base, for my background, directly from the stick. Then I took my finger and wet it with water.. and rubbed the color across the page.  I let it dry (while getting a cup of coffee.. lol)  I came back drew with my mechanical pencil from my Pigma Sensei set.. love that pencil and eraser.. had no problems erasing on top of the gelatos. 

After it was dry.. I took my sensei pens, which are waterproof, and traced over my pencil lines and erased. Then I took my water brush and pulled pigment/color directly from tube and painted my images.  I still went back with my white Sharpie (water-based) paint pen, Moonlight gelly roll pens, and Faber Castell Big Brush Pitt Pens, which I use too add dept and lil' accents here and there. Oh and don't let me forget the *shimma*.  I am a *control* shimmer freak!  So I use a Wink of Stella brush pen in clear... to add sparkle/shimmer to my fairy!  ::chuckles::


Last thing were my quotes.. with Brave Wings, She flies... & U R NOT ALONE... for me.. that means KEEP GOING.. just when you think you can't.. YOU CAN..   your wings will carry you as long as your willing to fly.. U R NOT ALONE.. simply means what it says :).  You do have people who care and of course, whatever higher power, you believe in.  :) ((hugs))

Here are a few other pictures..



Thanks for stopping by and have a great week!!!



11 Comments »

11 Responses to “with Brave Wings”

Sandee Setliff said...

Love her Tamiko, and a great reminder too that we can all fly! Be brave is a great thing to remember!

Melissa said...

Love the wings! Great details and message!

Sharon Estes said...

Tamiko I love this piece, I am so intrested in the Gelato technique you used I have a page in my journal I have a background of Gelato color and was want to put something on it. Now I know where find out how,,Just PM Tamiko she knows all...
I am going to investigate this more with my Sharon, Bloom Girl stamp.
leaving my blog love for today. <3

Classygirl said...

Awesome...in so many ways. Love the techniques, quote, colors, actions. You ROCK!

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

This is soooooo gorgeous! I love love love the colors and the quote!!!

MichelleMc said...

This is amazing, Tamiko! Love the fairy and sentiment!

Sandy said...

Your fairy is adorable here wings are so pretty. I love the message that you have on here for all of us.. Off to look at the tutorial that you linked for us.. Love all the info you share..
Sandy :)

Donna Lueders said...

Love it Tamiko and that quote and your explanation of it is so spot on for me right now. You did a great job and love how you explained ever detail.

Megan Smith (aka Daisymeh) said...

This is so pretty! Awesome write-up as well!

Marion Armitage said...

Love this love the vibrant colors and the wings are so cute and perky.... will go watch the tutorial..

Rachelle Olaridge said...

Totally fab Tamiko! Gorgeous colors and tutorial. WTG!!!!