Saturday, 25 April 2015

Gesso resist background

The backgrounds of these journal pages were created by applying gesso through a stencil and then, once dry, painting over the page. Once dry I gently wiped the gesso with a damp cloth. The gesso resists the paint.


4 comments:

Sherry said...

Well, I didn't know that - what a great technique, especially love the top one x

Craftychris said...

Fabulous pages! the colours used for both are gorgeous! Fab gesso technique too xxx

johanna said...

now that i see your wonderful pages i remember i tried this technique at one of our stamping retreats - but it escaped my mind... great look, i should remember...

missy k said...

Lovely journal pages and a great technique to try.

Love the layers on them and colours.

Karen x

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