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Friday, 25 July 2008

Beautiful Faux Rust


My friend Gillian is guest designer on MMM this week. Her chosen theme is rust.

I've created my piece on sandpaper and thrown a variety of paints, inks, ink pads etc. at it, far too many to list.

I also think this fits the theme for thisthursday



Stamps: Innovative Stamp Creations

Rub ons: Basic Grey
German scraps

17 comments:

Seona said...

Oh my goodness what a brilliant idea to use sandpaper as the base. This looks fabulous Karin! x

rattytatty@fsmail.net said...

Wow that background is absolutly stunning i love the varietaion of colour and the texture. The finished peice is really striking and would look great on anyones wall thanks for taking part in this weeks challenge

joanne wardle said...

very clever way to create rust! nice one Karin!

Audrey said...

what a fab idea - using sandpaper - amazing texture so suitable for the theme! Really thinking out of the box Karin!

mixedmediamonday said...

Lovely, Karin! Diane

Em's Blog said...

Karin this is fab.. what a great idea to use sandpaper! wonderful piece, love it :o)

alcoholinky said...

that's a great idea Karin. looks fab! the background turned out really well.

Susie Blackwell said...

Brilliant technique!thanks for playing along!x

Gillian said...

Fab idea Karin, your Faux Rust looks fantastic, great texture, thank you for playing this week x

Karen said...

this is gorgeous, brilliant idea karin! will be copying this sometime soon!!!

Zuzu's Blog said...

well done Karin.. this looks really really good whatever the combo of inks was.. lol.

i would love to have seen it in real life .. great work

Carrie said...

sandpaper? ingenious - I would never in a million years think of painting on it. Its a lovely piece of work Karin

herminesplace said...

Looks great!

Heather Robinson said...

Oh so divine, Karin! This is such an interesting and brilliant effect.

Kim said...

What lovely colours. Kimx

rattytatty@fsmail.net said...

Your altered sandpaper has made it to our favs slider this week at This Thursday
Well done love it
Tracey

craftimamma said...

First time I've visited your blog Karin and I love your pieces. Using sandpaper! Brilliant! Loads of inspiration there.

Lesley xx

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