Monday, April 18, 2011

Finishing Up Child's Play...

I guess I've never outgrown being a kid, which is probably why I have LOVED the Child's Play workshop so much! It's been a blast! I finished my last assignment today, and I got to use my new vintage spirograph! OMG I had so much fun!

Here's how it turned out...

I tried using a number of different drawing utensils to make my spirals. I wanted something more colorful than a plain old pen. It's not easy tho because the little holes in the spirograph wheels are pretty small, plus if you use anything wet - like a marker, the design tends to smear. I finally ended up using watercolor pencils and I just love how they work! I blended them to make the goofups less noticeable - ha! Then I cut them out and put the on a separate watercolored background page. I thought the quote fit how I was feeling perfectly.

I raised the spirals off the background with pop dots. You can sorta see it here...


I'm also working on making all of my prepped magazine pages into a bound journal. I will be sure to share when it's done.

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6 comments:

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Loveeeeeeeeeeeeee this!! I am loving the spirals!!! GORGEOUS! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

McMGrad89 said...

Playing with one of my favorite toys. The results are wonderful. I wondered what you would get to fit in those little holes. Great idea.

Claudine C. said...

I used to have one of these and it was so much fun, I'd love to have one again. Beautiful!!

brigitte said...

love the page. i wonder if my girls have one of these neat toys.

Marit said...

Love, love, love it Michelle!!!

anne g-i said...

oohh i love it! great idea about the colored pencils - your whole page is perfect for play! all bright and cheerful.