Sunday, 16 March 2014

tim holtz - 12 tags of 2014 - march



march tag journal

the tag was created similar to 

dictionary paper was adhered using matte medium.
the pages were prepared with gesso and crackle paste added.
the background was then painted using 'distress paint'
peacock feathers, shaded lilac, squeezed lemon and walnut stain.
stencilling was added on the left using the 
latticework stencil and peacock feathers.

hessian, wood patterned paper and 
manila card decorated with 'tim holtz' wallpaper stamp 
using 'distressed ink' peeled paint, 'stamping' up' 
en fran├žais using walnut stain and white stitching, 
were adhered using matte medium.

'alterations' tattered florals cut from canvas and 
'idea-ology' frosted film covered 'clearly for art' modelling film.
canvas coloured with 'distress stain' shaded lilac 
and squeezed lemon and film coloured with 
'hero arts shadow ink' soft lilac and lemon yellow.
'alterations' tattered leaves cut from the frosted modelling film
 and coloured with 'shadow ink' cup o'joe.
flowers and leaves assembled using 'idea-ology' 
custom fasteners and adhered with 3d glue.

crinkle ribbon coloured with 'distress stain' peacock feathers
tied into a bow with some garden twine, also glued in place.

'idea-ology' monocle with a tassel added, 
fixed in place using a paper fastener and wonder tape.
word band highlighted with shaded lilac, attached using 
paper fasteners and philosophy tag highlighted with 
squeezed lemon, attached using a trinket pin.

'scrabble' game pieces copied onto card and 
glued onto grungeboard, adhered to spell 'spring'.
'march' added using 'dymo' tape.

bird, from the same stamp set as used for the tag,
cut out and adhered using foam tape.