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9 July 2013

Fun in the sun...

.... the sun this weekend was too nice to miss but I had some colour ideas I wanted to explore so I took everything I needed outside... I sat in the sun and while the freckles where topping up I painted flowers in my sketchbook - trying out different colour combinations...
Its all fairly simple stuff but I got a lot out of it....

My 'go to' colours for this stamp design are Blood Orange, Haystack & Pumpkin Soup...

.... but I wanted to see what other colour combo's worked...and I cross out the ones that 'don't'..

I LOVE Squid Ink - its like a dark aged lavender - Love it!
... and love these two colours also - purple with orange (Eggplant, Blood Orange, Haystack)!! what's not to love! lol

so there it is - a not-seen-in-public-very-often page out of my sketchbook!  I hope its inspired you to try different colour combinations with the JOFY flower stamps..

6 comments:

  1. Fab peek at your sketchbook, loving those JOFY's! What brand of paints are you using with such lovely fun colours?

    Kathyk

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  2. Never mind - just answered my own question with a quick search of the PA Fresco paints.

    Kathyk

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  3. OOh yes!!!Might also try these ones with my Promarkers. Lots of creative time coming up!

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  4. How lovely to see your try-out zone! Thanks for sharing...
    Alison x

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  5. Love the squid ink ! Must have a play ! Ali x

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  6. wonderful peak at your sketchbook and a fantastic idea for testing colour combinations. Love the stamps Jo look forward to seeing what you bring us next.

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