Wednesday, 28 October 2015

They're Coming Out To....Play!!!

🎃 Hello!!🎃
It's that time of year where all things spooky come out....and this crypt is no exception!! 😱
I'm not a great fan of the Trick or Treat side of Halloween...but it's always a fun time to create. So as we approach the bewitching hour, I'm posting my entry into the
DecoArt Haunts Challenge.

Being totally honest...I'm fairly new to the DecoArt range of products, and only have a few paint colours, and gesso, so I was a bit limited! I will just have to do some shopping in Coventry next weekend!! ;)

 So... armed (bones...armed....see what I did there?!! haha) with a deep framed canvas...I began!

The canvas was painted to within an inch of it's life (on the 'other' side) with black gesso...then randomly 'splodged' with texture paste. I then added some chipped plastic type pieces (tech term!)  to the paste and left it to dry. Once dried I added some cobweb in places for some texture, and painted over everything once again with black gesso.
I painted the skeletons with Titan Buff & Raw Umber... mixed both together for a paler dirty them up a bit, and drew on some cracks.

The base has had Raw Umber, Prussian Blue & Pyrrole Red paint added for soil and muck...some greenery for bushes and grass...and some plastic pumpkins for effect. The pumpkins had a coat of Pyrrole Red and Raw Umber mix ...and the spiders too! 

The fencing is...sorry...WAS... a Tattered Lace dainty it's a broken, rusty old bit of fencing, (thanks to Raw Umber and Patina Antiquing Cream...oh and a pair of trusty scissors!!) which I don't think is going to do the best job in the world of holding these crazy bits of bone in their holding!!! Eeeeek!!! 

And there we are!! :)
Not as detailed as I'd have liked, but think I need to invest in some more DecoArt Media yummyness!!  x

Happy Halloween!!

I'm also entering this into ...
That's Crafty! - Haunted Halloween
Mixed Media World - Anything Goes - On Wood ...I have used a deep wood framed canvas x
That Craft Place - Anything goes - Mixed Media

Eclectic Ellapu - Halloween/Dark/Horror
Altered Eclectics - Altered Art - Anything Goes

Happy Crafting

Lydia xx



cheryl Baker said...

this is brilliant i just love all,the dimension,and added detail you have added to make this one,lushes,creation totally love it bless you for playing at the craft place this weeek hugs Cheyrlxxxxx

Katie Lamb said...

Awesome project and thank you for playing along with That Craft Place

Ingrid Kristina V said...

This is amazing! What a great make! Thank you for sharing it with us at the Mixed Media World! Ingrid x


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