Friday, January 24, 2014

Taking Classes and a Tutorial

Hi everyone,

I'm never really good at publicly declaring any major goals at the beginning of a new year. Maybe I'm a little worried that once I say it to the world I'll "have" to make good on them.....ha! So maybe I'll start with some doable, more attainable goals and build up from there.

Well this year I want to make sure I carve out some more time for me to create. I want to make more pages, I want to take more classes, try new techniques, get my hands covered with medium, know what I mean?

To that end I signed up for an online line class called Pop & Colours 2 put on by Shirel Studio.

Here's my first page. The uber talented Georgia Heald put up the first video and I had so much fun trying out her version. When it comes to layering with the photos, I'm a big chicken...bock, bock. Give me mediums to layer, no prob but then comes the time to put the photo down and layer.....and the poultry comes out ;) So for this lesson I just said "aw heck" and kept on adding stuff until I got this. Big smile. I'm very happy.


I used papers from 7 Dots Studio: Messy Head and Love is the Air....




And speaking of learning new things, I have a tutorial up at Scrap Friends on using chalk pastels. Remember this page?


I give a step by step on how to make that background! So head over there and check it out!






9 comments:

  1. These are both awesome, Miae! Love your tutorial! Thanks for sharing how you made that awesome background.

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  2. WOWZA Miae! I can't even tell you how much I absolutely LOVE these layouts! And I want to thank you so much for sharing your tutorial with us. That background looks simply amazing and it's wonderful to see how you did the technique!!!!

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  3. Both layouts are stunning!! Thank you for mentioning 7 Dots Studio xxx I have added your layout to 7 Dots Studio pinterest board :)

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  4. Beautiful work!
    Thanks for the tute, very inspiring :-)

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  5. Gorgeous background and layering!
    Awesome touturial!
    Have a wonderful new week :o)

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  6. Love the way the background and the decorations melts together! Very inspiring tutorial!!

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  7. So happy to see your "fowl play" pushed you to this end result! LOVE the layering and the lines of this design! Fab work, Miae!!!!!!!

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  8. Both of these pages are awesome! Off to check out the tutorial!

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