Monday, August 23, 2010

Compendium Challenge Week 11...

This week's challenge up on Linda's blog is something I have
never done before. All I can say is that I love, love, love this
technique and cannot wait to do it again.
It is called Blended Batik and that is all I can tell you, so if
you have not got the book yet go and get it so that you can
try this and all of the other wonderful techniques that are in there.

I honestly didn't think this would work first time for me, I
usually have issues, but this worked like a charm. If I can do
it then anyone can :) 

I used Stormy Sky distress ink to colour it and 2 different
Japanese masking tapes that came in a set. Sorry I do
not know what it is called but I am pretty sure I got them
from Etsy.

I am leaving early Thursday morning to meet my friend and
then we are off to Creative Escape. Will report back after the
event, looking forward to having fun and making some
fabulous projects!


Netty said...

Oh wow, yours is gorgeous, can't wait to try this technique out. Annette x

Deanna Cosgrove said...

Wow, great job on this one. Glad it turned out the first time for you too. I was worried as well ;) (about mine---ha!).

Lori said...

Looks awesome! I love this technique, too, and I also had problems the first time I tried it, but today it went rather well! lol! Love your colors and choice of stamps, and have a wonderful time at Creative Escape, can't wait to hear about everything you CREATE!

Linda Ledbetter said...

Marlene, this turned out SO wonderfully! The Blended Batik is just perfect, and I LOVE the Umbrella Man, standing there ready for his journey! Great colors and a totally fabulous design!

Have an AWESOME trip! What a fun way to spend the weekend. Can't wait to hear about Creative Escape!

Nan said...

Beautiful job...have a wonderful time!

minnie_mac said...

Gorgeous piece. The batik is perfect for this.


Linda Cain said...

I love the Umbrella man! Very nicely done!

Minxy said...

cool piece, lovely colouring

Nancy Lynn said...

I love your piece. It is really nice. Have a great time at Creative Escape......a lot of great teachers are going to be there, including Claudine.

Shelann said...

I like the details, I'm surprised the technique worked without losing the details of the stamps. I have to get to it and try my own.

Lynn Stevens said...

this popped up and made me smile!
perfect use for the umbrella man!

Terry said...

I just love Mr. Umbrella Man and your piece is really cool! He is one awesome dude!

Gerrie Johnnic said...

Just beautiful, you did great with this tech, have a wonderful time.

Shawn Caro said...

I love your tim images! I agree about the blended batik technique-It's fantastic. I hope you enjoy your vacation. Try to post some pics.