Friday, July 17

Exploring a New Medium: Ken Oliver Color Bursts



I LOVE these dry pigment ink powders!! They are micro fine powders, so don't use them around a fan! The colors are so vibrant and they are just so much fun to work with :) I had ordered a few colors and did a little experimenting at home on watercolor paper and canvas board. Here are those results...







Then...I got to go to class! I headed over to the Papercraft Clubhouse in Connecticut last weekend, and had the privilege of taking two classes with Ken Oliver. Oh, I am a lucky girl! In my first class, we focused on different techniques, so here are my results...


Well, of course, I had to have my picture taken with Ken!!







In my second class we worked on some finished projects and turned one into a home decor piece. Here are some of my samplings...





My finished canvas. I may still go in and play with this one a bit.

So...if you LOVE color like I do, you will want to get some of these little lovelies and get real inky! I am sure you will be seeing a lot more of these in my work!  

You can learn more about Ken Oliver Crafts here, and Color Bursts can be found here.

3 comments:

  1. Gorgeous! LOVE how vibrant the colors are.

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  2. Your examples are lovely and Ken Oliver's water colors look exciting.
    Hugs, Susan

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  3. Ken and Color Burst are awesome! You rocked it! LOVE your flower piece!

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