Saturday, July 23, 2016

Stamp-a-Faire 2016: Masterpiece Inspirations with Papertreyink Team

Hello!

I am very excited that Stamp A Faire is here! Papertreyink always does such an amazing job with this day and it is always fun to participate in it.

I used Lexi Daly's inspiration picture of a work by Piet Mondrian.

I know this piece very well as I used to teach this to Kindergarteners. They glued down the black lines from construction paper and we painted a few squares with tempera paint. This lesson was a great way to introduce lines and primary colors.

I pulled out my PTI Vertical Stripes Cover Plate and ran it through my Big Shot to get some black strips.





I randomly placed them on the cardstock and after I liked my pattern I cut off any extra pieces sticking off.



I decided to ink the squares with primary colors using a sponge dauber. I wanted it to look like what my students would do when they painted with tempera instead of a solid paper shape.


I added a black die cut and that was it!



So much fun, quick and easy and brought back a lot of fun memories from art class.

Enjoy your day!



2 comments:

  1. very cool - I love your take on it!!

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  2. I love that you used the cover plate stripes for your lines!

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