We challenge you to create something beginning with the letter N this week. We are celebrating all things N for November! It could be navy blue, nautical, Neenah paper, any product, idea, whatever the letter N says to you! Come join us in this week's challenge.
I started by making a list of N words to jumpstart ideas and chose "night" which then morphed into the "northern lights". It's amazing, the paths the mind takes in creating.
I have a new art journal, the Dylusions black 8x8 journal, so I pulled it out and christened it this week.
I started out by painting the background with Dylusions paints, they work beautifully on the black. I added glitter to the dark blue and purple, a great idea from my friend Ashli Oliver over at the Purple Mailbox. I then took a comb through the wet paint to create some lines and texture, and finally sprinkled the pages with metallic splatters.
Time to crank out the dies! I am a convert to die cutting now!! I started by cutting a bunch of gears, then painted them in metallics and a bit of purple. I took some of the gilt paint and dry brushed it on card stock and stamped on that, then laid everything out on the pages to figure where I wanted to put things down.
Lettered my "northern lights" and added a bit of journaling...
I have been lucky enough to see the northern lights a few times, and they are a spectacular display of color, and just awe inspiring.
I hope I have inspired you to join in this week's challenge with the letter "N". I can't wait to see what direction you head in!
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